Employment with NSW Health

NSW Health currently employs more than 100,000 people across the public health system.

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Aboriginal Cadetships

Providing support and assistance to Aboriginal people studying an undergraduate nursing or midwifery degree, cadetships include allowances, support and 12 weeks paid employment.

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GradStart: Graduate nursing and midwifery recruitment

NSW Health provides centralised annual recruitment for graduate nurses and midwives to apply for employment in NSW public hospitals.

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Internationally qualifed nurses and midwives

To practice as a registered nurse or midwife in Australia, you must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and hold a visa that permits work in Australia.

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MidStart: Midwifery student recruitment and training

NSW Health provides a career pathway for registered nurses to become registered midwives that includes employment while studying.

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Return to nursing or midwifery

The requirements for nurses and midwives to re-enter practice and refresher programs.

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