Post Graduate Midwifery Student

Job posted: 25/08/2023
Applications close: 01/10/2023 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland

Job type: Part time

Organisation: West Gippsland Healthcare Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: 11676

Reference: 11676

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland


Post Graduate Midwifery Student

Midwifery & Gynaecology

Fixed Term Part Time – 3 shifts per week (24 hours) & unpaid (supernumerary activities as per course requirements)

February 2024 until February 2025


Applications are invited from Registered Nurses interested in becoming a Midwife by undertaking a Graduate Diploma of Midwifery, through Federation University Australia, Churchill Campus and completing the clinical component of the course at the West Gippsland Hospital in Warragul.

The Midwifery unit of the West Gippsland Healthcare Group, is a family centered contemporary facility, dedicated to serving the needs of the community whilst always striving for excellence.

The successful applicant/s will gain a broad knowledge base and experience across all areas of Midwifery under the expert guidance of our Midwifery Clinical Educators and experienced Midwives.

This is a paid employment model, with course costs at the candidate’s expense – proof of acceptance at the University must be provided.


  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA.
  • Completion of two years post registration experience within an acute setting.
  • Eligible for enrolment in the Graduate Diploma of Midwifery with Federation University Australia, Churchill who have an agreed contractual arrangement with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group.
  • Successful completion of all academic university requirements and milestones each semester throughout the course duration.            

IMPORTANT: All staff employed in the healthcare/aged care sector are required to be fully (3 doses) vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza (unless a valid exemption applies). Evidence of vaccination (or exemption) will be required to be provided prior to commencement.

About our organisation

The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is a customer focused health organisation providing acute medical and surgical, obstetric, emergency, residential care and community health services to 45,000 people in the rural, urban residential, agricultural and industrial areas located within the Baw Baw Shire and beyond. The administrative headquarters are located at West Gippsland Hospital in Warragul, approximately 100kms east of Melbourne.

Working with us

All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks, a National Police Record Clearance and a valid Employee Working with Children Check.  All employees must hold current entitlement to work within Australia.  A six month probationary period applies to all new appointments.

Further details and how to apply

Applications can be submitted via our recruitment portal (wghg.mercury.com.au) and should include a current CV, covering letter and three professional referees.  If you have any further queries, they may be directed to one of our Midwife managers: Allison Deering (Allison.deering@wghg.com.au; 5623 0757) or Liz Adams (Liz.adams@wghg.com.au; 5623 0749).

Alternatively, please access:https://study.federation.edu.au/course/DMW4 for program information, essential requirements and link to application form.

Applications for this position close Sunday 1st October 2023.


As an inclusive employer, committed to improving diversity and equity in our workforce, we encourage applications from all parts of our community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTI people, and people with lived experience of disability.

As a Child Safe organisation, West Gippsland Healthcare Group promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with disability.

Post Graduate Midwifery Student

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Allison DEERING - (03) 5623 0757
Liz Adams - (03) 5623 0749

Post Graduate Midwifery Student