Universal MCH Team Leader

  • Exciting leadership opportunity in a newly created position
  • Full time, Permanent position
  • $104+ per annum plus super

About the role
We are seeking a highly experienced, motivated and enthusiastic nurse to support the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Coordinator in ensuring the effective, reliable and professional delivery of the Maternal and Child Health Service.

Reporting to the MCH Coordinator, some key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Managing the workloads and rosters of all Universal MCH staff
  • Completing Professional Development Plans with full and part time staff
  • Coordinating the MCH Graduate Program and all MCH student placements
  • Representing Glen Eira MCH Service on relevant key stake holder groups
  • Identifying innovative service initiatives and assist with their implementation
  • Overseeing Universal MCH nurse sub committees
  • Contributing to a positive work culture including professionalism, equality, teamwork, accountability and innovation
  • Managing and supporting the Breastfeeding Support Service
  • Contribute to the orientation of new staff
  • Attending regular MCH centre meetings and follow up on issues that have been identified
  • Manage and complete timely notification of mandated cases and support staff accordingly.

About you
The key things for us is that you are an exceptional leader and want to help provide excellent Maternal and Child Health Services to the Glen Eira community.

You will be hardworking, approachable and can work as a team member.

Skills and Experience

  • Current Registration as a Registered Nurse and Midwife with additional Maternal and Child Health Qualifications or equivalent
  • Willingness to undertake professional management mentoring and education
  • Demonstrated experience working in Maternal and Child Health Services
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, mentor and develop employees
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of the early years sector which includes reviews, reports and legislative requirements
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the current frameworks and policies that inform both the Universal and Enhanced MCH Practice.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the importance of Quality improvement and how this translates into MCH Practice.

Please note the successful candidate must be willing to undergo and maintain a police records check and hold a current Employee Working with Children Check for the purposes of employment.


Working at Glen Eira City Council

The City of Glen Eira is a dynamic municipality located within the south-east metropolitan region of Melbourne, approximately 10 kilometres from the CBD. Council provides a range of services to over 155,000 residents from more than 160 cultural backgrounds and over 16,000 businesses.

Glen Eira City Council is a collaborative, values-based organisation that strives for innovation. Our 1,600 employees bring their diverse backgrounds and varied experiences and perspectives to an inclusive and flexible work environment, creating a unique and vibrant culture that is representative of the municipality it services.

Recognised as an Employer of Choice, we seek people who share our community focused values and have a desire to create positive local impact.

Employee Benefits

  • Extensive Learning and Development programs
  • Reward and recognition programs
  • Comprehensive leave entitlements
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Corporate gym memberships

How to apply
As part of the online application form you are required to:

  • Attach your resume
  • Attach a separate cover letter
  • Address the screening questions. (Please note the questions will appear after your application has been submitted.)

For further information please contact Martina Brennan on 0417 056 484.



Glen Eira City Council prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer and a child safe organisation. As a Council, we are committed to:

  • Providing a diverse and inclusive workplace that values the safety and wellbeing of children and young people, as well as all our employees;
  • Receiving applications from people of all diverse abilities, skills, languages, cultures and backgrounds including: people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and LGBTIQ and gender diverse people;
  • Reconciliation and supporting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander aspirations.

If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Aboriginal Civic and Cultural Officer on T: 03 9524 3333 or E: MBickford@gleneira.vic.gov.au

We value the knowledge, skills and talents that all people can share with our workforce and community.