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Lactation Consultant

City of Casey - Narre Warren, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Lactation Consultant

  • Work in a large dynamic Maternal Child Health Service

  • Permanent full-time ongoing position (plus an monthly RDO)

  • Competitive salary and great benefits

About Casey

 

The City of Casey is an ambitious, innovative and customer-focused Council driven by our vision of creating Australia's most liveable city'. As the largest and one of the fastest growing municipalities in Victoria, Council plans and delivers quality services and infrastructure for the more than 356,600 residents who call Casey home.

 

At Casey we live our values of dreaming big, empowering each other, and making our community proud. We believe in developing our people through shared leadership, we encourage work life balance with flexible working options, we celebrate diversity and we offer a vibrant, inspiring work environment.

 

About the role

 

Casey is seeking highly motivated, flexible, and passionate Lactation Consultant to join our team. City of Casey has a culturally, linguistically, and socioeconomically diverse clientele. Suitable candidates will demonstrate an ability to deliver a service that is client focussed, professional and evidence based.

 

The Universal MCH Service is supported by a diverse, multidisciplinary enhanced team, a sleep and settling model providing outreach to parents as well as a Breastfeeding Support Service.

 

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A positive, professional, and enthusiastic attitude about working within a team. You will be a dedicated and caring professional focused on children, women, and families
  • Deliver a quality Lactation service providing ongoing Quality Assurance in conjunction with the Maternal and Child Health Team Leader and other relevant service staff
  • Provide in-home lactation support, clinics, and group work in a responsive and non-judgemental manner
  • Link clients into appropriate community support networks, liaise with agencies as appropriate and promote sharing of resources, general co-operation, and networking
  • Participate in group work or provide information sessions or ante-natal classes as agreed by the MCH Team Leader
  • Seek consultation and direction with the relevant Maternal & Child Health Team Leader on concerns related to Child Protection or issues of a contentious nature
  • Maintain knowledge of current lactation practice to ensure that services provided are responsive, customer focussed and best practice

In this role you will:

  • International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and;
  • Tertiary qualification in Bachelor of Nursing, Midwifery, Early Childhood Development/Division 2 Nursing or equivalent
  • Experience within primary health care, health promotion and early intervention setting
  • An understanding of the Victorian Maternal and Child Health Framework and Program Standards
  • Willingness to undergo mandatory background checks

About our benefits

 

Our workplace has an inclusive and diverse culture which encourages innovation and supports your work and life balance. There are plenty of opportunities to learn, develop and grow your career within our expanding and diverse organisation.

 

Our benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working options supported
  • Professional Development Support
  • Health & Wellbeing initiatives
  • Employee Assistance Program

We encourage people with a disability, lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.

 

The City of Casey has zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all Councillors, employees, contractors and volunteers.

 

The City of Casey reserves the right not to make any appointments for this position.

 

Position Description: Lactation Consultant

 

Salary: starts at $94,077.36 per annum plus superannuation (Immunisation Nurse YR1).

 

Applications close: 9 April 2021 at 11:55pm

Narre Warren, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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