Position Details
Reference Number 34841
Position Title Postgraduate Midwifery Graduate Program - Oct 2019 & May 2020
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Location Sunshine Hospital
Position Summary

About Us
Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 6,700 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital. 

About the Role

Western Health has an excellent reputation of providing Graduate Midwives/Nurses with a smooth transition from student to Registered Midwife.

The Postgraduate in Midwifery Nurses in this graduate program are provided with the opportunity to complete rotations across the continuum of care within the Maternity Unit in a 6 month period.

This will be supported by preceptors, clinical educators and clinical support midwives with regular debriefing sessions and study days.

There will be two intakes, the first in October 2019 and the second in May 2020. Please express your interest for either.  

To apply, applicants are asked to complete the following process:

Step 1: Apply using the Western Health online registration. Each application must include:

1.  Letter of application (no more than one page).

2.  Concise curriculum vitae including a list of clinical placements (hospital, type of ward/experience and number of days).

3.  A certified transcript of all results to date (key to results to be included).

4.  Complete copies of a clinical assessment.

5.  Names and accurate contact details, including phone numbers and email addresses of two nursing/midwifery referees who have directly supervised your clinical experience. 

6.  One recent passport sized photograph.

Step 2: Supply references with Reference Check form (attached to this ad, can also be found on the Graduate Midwifery Program page on the Western Health website)

Step 3: Attend an interview upon request. All certified hard copies of uploaded documents including a passport photo must be supplied at interview


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Discounted Onsite car parking
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Selection Criteria Essential: Are you currently registered as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA?
Essential: Have you completed or will you have completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Midwifery in 2019?
Essential: Are you Eligible for the PMCV computer match?
Contact Person Val Dibella
Contact Number 83450134
Contact Email GMP@wh.org.au
Closing Date 19/07/2019
Position Description and additional documents POSITION DESCRIPTION - Graduate Nurse and Midwife 2019.pdf
Reference Check Form
Application Guide click here to view
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