2023 Midwifery and Combined Nursing/Midwifery Graduate Programs

Job posted: 06/06/2022
Applications close: 08/07/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 173901

Reference: 173901

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

Broaden Your Horizons

Line up your life and career with us at Barwon Health in Victoria, Australia

As a graduate midwife, do you want to...

  • Work in an environment that supports teaching and learning

  • Work with other highly skilled professionals to provide personalised care to women throughout their pregnancy, labour and birth

  • Have the support and guidance of a team dedicated to the clinical and professional education of all graduate nurses and midwives

  • Build your career at one of Australia's largest and most comprehensive regional health services

Are you looking for a Graduate Midwife or Combined Graduate Nurse/Midwife Program in 2023?

Barwon Health is looking for graduate midwives who are currently completing a Bachelor of Midwifery or Bachelor of Nursing/Midwifery (double degree) to join a well-established and supportive graduate program commencing in February 2023.

Barwon Health Maternity Services provides pregnancy, birth and post-natal care to the Geelong community and the wider Barwon South West region. Our staff are dedicated to providing quality, safe and culturally appropriate care in partnership with women and their families using evidence-based care to achieve the best health outcomes.

In 2023, Barwon Health will offer the following midwifery programs:

  • Graduate Midwife Program - 12 months maternity services

  • Combined Graduate Nurse/Midwife Program - 6 months nursing/6 months maternity services

Graduate nurses and midwives working at Barwon Health can expect to join a program that offers great clinical support and guidance whilst challenging you to be your best. Graduates will work in dynamic and busy clinical environments at the University Hospital Geelong.

The program offers the following:

  • 53 week program

  • Work 64 hours/fortnight

  • Dedicated graduate team including a Clinical Support Midwife

  • Orientation program and study days throughout the year

  • Supernumerary time in each rotation

  • Weekly access to graduate professional development

  • Access to further professional development and completion of competencies

  • Proven opportunities for ongoing employment and career development at Barwon Health. We currently have a 100% retention rate for graduates completing our Midwifery graduate programs.

To Apply:

Applications for the 2023 Barwon Health graduate programs are to be made on-line. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please do not  email applications.

  • Ensure you are eligible and registered to participate in the PMCV Allocations and Placement Service match. We cannot consider your application if you are not registered for the match.

  • Upload a current photo of yourself (for identification purposes only)

  • Upload a letter of application (no more than one page) clearly stating which program/s you are applying for and address to:

Ms. Kelly-Ann Humphrys & Ms. Carolyn Steinman,

Graduate Program Coordinator - Nursing & Midwifery,

Clinical Education and Training, Barwon Health

  • Upload concise CV (no more than three pages) listing all clinical placements including service name, clinical area, type of placement and dates of placement in table format

  • Name and direct contact details of two clinical referees

  • Name and direct contact details of one most recent employment referee

  • Upload your most recent official academic transcript including the key to results

In addition to your application online, please provide your clinical appraisals via post:

  • Must be certified and/or the university stamp or watermark visible

  • 3 most recent clinical appraisal tools regardless of the clinical setting (Graduate Midwife Program)


  • 3 most recent midwifery placement appraisal tools PLUS  2 most recent nursing placement appraisal tools (Combined Graduate Nurse/Midwife Program)

Please note: for applicants providing printed appraisal tools from PebblePad, documents do not need to be certified.

If at the time of application you do not have the required number of clinical appraisals, please submit what you have with a short note to explain your circumstances.

Send your clinical appraisals to:

Graduate Program Coordinator - Nursing & Midwifery,

Clinical Education & Training, PO Box 281 Geelong, VIC 3220

Applicants progressing to the next stage will be notified via email. Interviews will take place in August and September with the format still to be confirmed due to the ongoing pandemic situation.

Successful applicants will be notified by the PMCV Allocation and Placement Service on Monday, 3rd October, 2022.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Applicants for this role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation Policy. You will be required to upload your Immunisation History with evidence of influenza vaccination from March 2022 in the application process. Please use the "free text document" upload function for this purpose.

2023 Midwifery and Combined Nursing/Midwifery Graduate Programs

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Kelly-Ann Humphrys - (03) 4215 3264
Carolyn Steinman - 0422 040 491

2023 Midwifery and Combined Nursing/Midwifery Graduate Programs