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Graduate Midwife Program - Registered Midwife

2021 New Graduate Midwifery Program

Our New Graduate Midwives participate in a program which enables you to make the transition from newly Registered Midwife to competent practitioner. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills within the exceptional facilities at Norwest, under the guidance of experienced and supportive staff. Our Women's Health Unit at Norwest Private Hospital is only nine years old and has a reputation for excellence. We have 43 beds, 7 birthing rooms and 7 special care nursery beds and over 1600 births annually. We are a busy and dynamic unit with close teaching ties to Western Sydney University and long standing relationships with some of Sydney's leading Obstetricians. Norwest Private is a 277 bed Healthscope Hospital that offers a wide variety of specialty and critical care services.

As a New Graduate Midwife, we will offer you:

  • A structured program with rotations through birth unit, postnatal/antenatal ward and special care nursery
  • Clinical support from the WHU Educator, Hospital Education Team, and Senior experienced midwives to mentor in all clinical areas.
  • Great opportunities for career advancement at the completion of your Program
  • Certificate of Graduation on completion of the program
  • Comprehensive Orientation program, supernumerary days at the beginning of each rotation.
  • Mandatory paid study sessions.

Selection criteria:

  • You MUST be eligible for registration as a midwife with the Nurses and Midwives Registration board (AHPRA), including English language requirements
  • Australian Citizenship (eligible to work in Australia, full time hours, or a Visa which permits employment in Australia or citizens residing in Australia who hold a current Special Category permit and have Permanent Resident status).
  • Must be able to work a full-time 7-day rotating roster.
  • This program is also suitable for a returning to practice Registered Midwife.

Why Healthscope?

When you join Healthscope, you become part of our Community of Care.

Our people are at the heart of our organisation - no matter the role, every day our people make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families. We work together to create positive, memorable experiences, alongside our quality care, in every moment of every day.

As the only national private hospital operator and healthcare provider in Australia, our 42 sites are supported by our central Support Office, enabling them to provide an exceptional experience for the communities we care for. Healthscope opens the door to endless opportunities for our people, giving them the flexibility to work across one or multiple hospitals across our network.

We encourage the pursuit of continuous professional development and education and support our people to grow and flourish securely.

We pride ourselves on working with talented, passionate and caring people to ensure our patients receive the highest quality care and experience during their stay with us.

While our hospital network is vast, Healthscope is a family. We support each other, we share learnings, celebrate successes and face challenges together.

Come and be the difference in our patient's lives.

Application Process:

  • Letter of application.
  • Curriculum Vitae including 2 referees. One referee must be a clinical teacher, preceptor, or other senior nurse that you have reported to at a clinical placement within the last 12 months. The other referee must be a current or previous manager in a place of employment. This does not have to have been employment in the nursing or midwifery field.
  • Signed copies of two recent clinical assessments.

Further enquiries: Rebecca Garrard, Women's Health Services Manager, on (02) 8882 8586 or email [email protected]

Closed a year ago
Closed a year ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Health, Nursing and Midwifery

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

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  • Closing Date:10th Aug 2021, 1:59 pm


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