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2023 Midwifery Bridging Program - Postgraduates PMCV and Non PMCV

Job posted: 06/06/2022
Applications close: 04/07/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 46008

Reference: 46008

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Western Health is currently seeking applications for the 2023 Midwifery Bridging Program. Western Health has an excellent reputation for providing midwives transitioning to practice a smooth transition.


The Bridging Program is a 6 month program for students who have completed the Graduate Diploma of Midwifery, Early Career Midwives and Midwives re-entering midwifery practice, working 64hrs per fortnight (0.84FTE).  Four intakes are offered in 2023- February, April, July and October.


Western Health can offer you:



  • A supportive program completing rotations across the continuum of pregnancy care

  • A comprehensive on-boarding plan, regular debriefing sessions and study days

  • Ongoing employment in Maternity services (part-time or casual)

  • Ongoing education and career advancement opportunities


This program will be supported by Clinical Midwifery Educators and Clinical Support Midwives.


Selection criteria- to be considered for this role applicants (dependent on the category you belong to below):


For completed Graduate Diploma of Midwifery candidates



  • Must be a Registered Nurse undertaking the Graduate Diploma of Midwifery in 2022

  • Must be registered with AHPRA as a Registered Midwife prior to commencement

  • Must eligible to work as a Registered Midwife in Australia

  • Must have immunisation clearance prior to commencement (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination)


For Early Careers candidates



  • Must have graduated in the last 2 years but not had the opportunity to complete a graduate program or the opportunity to work across the pregnancy continuum post course completion

  • Must be registered with AHPRA as a Registered Midwife

  • Must eligible to work as a Registered Midwife in Australia

  • Must have immunisation clearance prior to commencement (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination)


For Re-entry (Refresher) to Midwifery Practice candidates



  • Must be currently registered with AHPRA as a Registered Midwife or applied for re-entry registration

  • Must have worked as Registered Midwife since graduating from Bachelor of Midwifery/Graduate Diploma of Midwifery but out of practice for 2 or more years

  • Must eligible to work as a Registered Midwife in Australia

  • Must have immunisation clearance prior to commencement (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination)


Applicants please note the attached Preference Form. Please download, complete and attach under the 'Selection Criteria Response' when submitting your application


About Us


Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.


Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.


Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:



  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance


Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.


Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

2023 Midwifery Bridging Program - Postgraduates PMCV and Non PMCV

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Contact:

Hayley Pohatu - 0481455099
Hayley.Pohatu@wh.org.au

2023 Midwifery Bridging Program - Postgraduates PMCV and Non PMCV