May 2020

2021 Graduate Diploma of Midwifery clinical positions available



The 2021 WSLHD Graduate Diploma of Midwifery is for you if you:


  • Are a Registered Nurse interested in becoming a Registered Midwife?

  • Have always wanted to be a midwife and feel now is the right time?

  • Want to focus on collaboration with women to navigate normal life changing events, engage in health promotion, improve healthcare outcomes and empower them to participate and control their own health journey?

  • Were inspired by 2019’s ‘One Born Every Minute’ series to come and join our team?

WSLHD Maternity Services has innovative and ground breaking ways of working as a midwife. We are nationally recognized for the work we are doing with women to improve outcomes and experiences for all families undergoing the birth of a child.

WSLHD Women’s & Children’s Health Services goal is to:

Provide the Right Care, for the Right Woman, at the Right Time
Our efforts include not only outstanding clinical care, we are also working on research and education of both women and midwives.

Looking for more information?
Click here for:

  • Information about the NaMO application process (MidStart)

  • To download a copy of the 2021 MidStart handbook

  • Link to the application page (open from 27th May – 10th June 2020)

Click here for:

  • Information about the WSLHD clinical component

  • Information about the Auburn, Blacktown and Westmead Hospitals Maternity Services

For individual enquiries: WSLHD-MidStart@health.nsw.gov.au

Contact for more information

Ros Tobin



Submitted by Ros Tobin

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PhD Scholarship at NICM



Western Sydney University’s NICM Health Research Institute (NICM) offers an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PhD Scholarship.

For more information click here. Applications close on 31 May.

Submitted by Polina Matveycheva on behalf of NICM

EOI - Registered Nurse ASET



Registered Nurse
Temporary Part Time – 24 hours per week
Up to 29 January 2021
Blacktown and Mt Druitt Hospitals


This Expression of Interest is open to current casual, temporary and permanent staff of WSLHD.

Position Summary:

Provide individualised excellent patient/client care within a health service environment to maximise the health outcomes for a patient/client, within a multidisciplinary team to achieve identified goals and outcomes

Selection Criteria:

1. Demonstrated recent clinical experience preferably in aged care and commitment to quality improvement, practice development and evidence-based practice
2. Demonstrated application of evidence based practice and critical thinking to patient care
3. Demonstrated ability to lead, supervise, delegate, and negotiate with others to deliver quality nursing care
4. Demonstrated effective clinical communication through the use of information technology, written and verbal means; and sound interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people.
5. Proven ability to use initiative, be self- motivated and work with minimal supervision
6. Demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team environment with a focus on delivering organised and prioritised care, in order to achieve the most effective and efficient outcomes for the elderly patients

Closing Date: 13 May

Contact for more information

Jayne Gow




Submitted by Recruitment Services – Preetisha Chandra

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