Nursing and Midwifery

Gradstart and Midstart Program Flyers

Click the below links for each Hospital and Service’s Gradstart and Midstart Pogram flyers:

Southwestern Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) is located in one of Australia’s fastest growing economic regions and is a vibrant culturally diverse area with more than 1.1 million people. SWSLHD is has Hospitals in Bankstown-Lidcombe, Bowral, Liverpool, Fairfield, Camden and Campbelltown and encompasses services such as Mental Health, Drug Health, Community Health, Population Health and Schedule 3 facilities including Braeside and Karitane.

Our district is one of the largest recruiters of new graduate nurses and we offer a supported program in all of our facilities and services. Information for Nursing and Midwifery students regarding our Transition to Professional Practice Program and Transition to Mental Health Nursing can be found here.

Our facilities offer nurses and midwives a diverse and exciting range of experiences including emergency nursing, perioperative nursing, intensive care, mental health, midwifery group practice and community nursing. We employ more than 7200 nurses and midwives across the district caring for patients of all ages in a range of services from neonatology to gerontology.

Each year our midwives deliver more than 11,000 babies , providing both antenatal and postnatal care. Our district offers a range of midwifery and collaborative models of care with modern birthing rooms and water immersion for labour and birth in most of our facilities.

Ongoing learning and development is highly valued in our district. Through the Centre for Education and Workforce Development, the Nursing and Midwifery Service has established collaborative partnerships with universities and colleges as well as public and private agencies to support and enhance learning opportunities for our staff.

We also have a number of incentives to support post graduate studies including scholarship arrangements for Masters Programs and Post Graduate education with the Australian College of Nursing. Workplace release is facilitated where possible for attendance at these programs.

To hear from nurses and midwives working in our district watch these short videos.

For current opportunities to join our district, please visit our recruitment home page.



Seeking midwives who will deliver

Seeking midwives who will deliver

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