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.
Recruitment for 2015 Transition to Professional Practice is closed.
Applications for the NSW Health 2016 Transition to Professional Practice recruitment:
Open: 10am Tuesday 9 June 2015
Close: 10am Tuesday 7 July 2015
Download a copy of the 2016 Transition to Professional Practice Handbook.
This handbook is designed to assist you in your application for employment in NSW Health in 2016.
Applications will only be accepted through the centralised online recruitment site. This site will open here at 10am on Tuesday 9 June 2015.
To be eligible to apply for the 2016 Transition to Professional Practice, you must:
- Intend to complete your initial nursing or midwifery degree (final results received) that leads to initial registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife - between 1 June 2015 and 31 May 2016.
Note: Applicants who are not completing their degree until after 31 May 2016 are not eligible for 2016 TPP recruitment and should wait for the 2017 TPP recruitment.
- Be eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia prior to the agreed date for the commencement of employment.
- Be an Australian Citizen or hold a visa that allows ongoing full-time employment in Australia.
Priority selection will be given to Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents and New Zealand citizens. Please see the 2016 Transition to Professional Practice Handbook for more information.
As part of your application you will need to provide two written references. One of these must be a recent clinical reference. Clinical references must be completed using the Clinical Referee Report Template. Use the General Referee Template for character and non-clinical employer references.
Information about participating health facilities
Detailed information about employers including locations; positions, metro-rural exchanges, and specialty programs offered; intake dates and other relevant information can be found at the individual local health district/networks and private hospital websites or by contacting the relevant coordinator. Details can be found on the Transition to Professional Practice Local Health District Contact List.
Central Coast Local Health District
Gosford, Woy Woy, Wyong
Far West Local Health District
Broken Hill with rotation to remote sites
Hunter New England Local Health District
Upper Hunter Region: Armidale, Barraba, Glen Innes, Gloucester, Gunnedah, Inverell, Moree, Narrabri, Quirindi, Scone, Tamworth, Wee Waa
Lower Hunter Region: Belmont, Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Morriset, Muswellbrook, Newcastle, Singleton
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
Bulli, Coledale, Berry, Port Kembla, Shellharbour, Shoalhaven, Wollongong
Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network
Mid North Coast Local Health District
Coffs Harbour, Kempsey, Macksville, Port Macquarie, Wauchope
Murrumbidgee Local Health District
Cootamundra, Corowa, Deniliquin, Griffith, Leeton, Narrandera, Tumut, Wagga Wagga, Young and other rural facilities
Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Blue Mountains, Lithgow, Penrith
Northern NSW Local Health District
Ballina, Byron Bay, Casino, Grafton, Lismore, Murwillumbah, Mullumbimby, Tweed
Northern Sydney Local Health District
Hornsby, Manly, Mona Vale, Ryde, St Leonards
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Caringbah, Kogarah, Randwick, Sydney City, Waterfall, Waverley
South Western Sydney Local Health District
Bankstown, Bowral, Camden, Campbelltown, Fairfield, Liverpool
Southern NSW Local Health District
Bateman’s Bay, Bega, Bombala, Cooma, Goulburn, Moruya, Pambula, Queanbeyan
St Vincents Hospital Network
Sydney Local Health District
Camperdown, Canterbury, Concord,
Sydney Children’s Hospital Network
Western NSW Local Health District
Bathurst, Bourke, Cowra, Dubbo, Forbes, Parkes, Orange, Lightning Ridge, Walgett and other rural & remote locations
Western Sydney Local Health District
Auburn, Blacktown, Mt Druitt, Westmead
The Mater (Private) Hospital
St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Darlinghurst
For general enquiries about the 2016 Transition to Professional Practice recruitment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.