NSW Health provides a centralised web-based recruitment scheme for graduate registered nurses and midwives to apply for employment in NSW public hospitals and two not-for-profit private hospitals.

2016 Transition to Professional Practice Recruitment​


Applications for the 2016 Transition to Professional Practice Recruitment have closed.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Download a copy of the 2016 Transition to Professional Practice Handbook.


This handbook is designed to assist graduates in the application and recruitment process for graduate employment in NSW Health in 2016.​​


As part of the recruitment process, applicants are required to provide two written references which are taken to interview.  One of these must be a recent clinical reference. References are to be written using the NSW Health Referee Report templates which can be downloaded here. Clinical references must be completed using the Clinical Referee Report Template. Use the General Referee Template for character and non clinical employer references.



Information pertaining to employment including intake dates, interview location and information, or general employment enquiries can be sought directly from the Local Health Districts/Networks and Private Hospitals respectively by contacting the relevant coordinator.  Contact details can be found on the Transition to Professional Practice Local Health District Contact List.


For general enquiries about the 2016 Transition to Professional Practice recruitment, please email gradrecruit@doh.health.nsw.gov.au.  If you have a 2016 TPP ID number, please include this together with your full name and date of birth in any email correspondence. Alternatively, please call 1800 330 933 for further enquires.


Other graduate opportunities also exist in the Private, Aged Care and Disability Care Sectors. Recruitment for these sectors are usually advertised through employment search websites or health facilities’ websites.​​​

Page Updated: Thursday 23 July 2015