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Graduate Nursing and Midwifery Transition to Professional Practice

Tamworth midwives

Opportunities for New Graduates in 2024 coming soon

GradStart Nursing Positions and Facilities

GradStart Midwifery Positions and Facilities

Read further information on each of these sites below:

How to make an application to become a Midwife at Hunter New England Health.

MidStart Positions

Hunter New England offers numerous MidStart positions across a large geographical demographic. As a Health service, we pride ourselves in the commitment to supporting and engaging registered nurses who are passionate about commencing their midwifery journey.

Employment contracts

Length of employment contract varies depending on what facility you are successful in gaining a position and what university programme you enrol in. All post graduate midwifery students can apply for a NNSW Helth post graduate scholarship. Applications usually close in February for each calendar year. Your application for the scholarship will e supported by HNELHD. FTE ranges from 6 days per fortnight to full time.

We will be offering positions in the following HNELHD facilities in 2024 and you can find information on each of these sites below:


HNELHD have fabulous clinical midwifery education teams and mentoring programmes that facilitate learning and midwifery experiences throughout your post graduate training.

We have models of care across the district, including Midwifery Group Pracitices (MGP), Team Midwifery, high risk models of care, student antenatal clinics, Aboriginal Maternal Infant Health Services and Midwifery lead antenatal, Birth and Parenting education facilitation and postnatal models (MAPS). As a District, we are continually working towards models of care that embrace, engage and support women and their families, to partner with midwives and care providers to meeting their individual needs and birthing journey.

How to become a midwife via Midstart.

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