NSW Health provides a career pathway for registered nurses to become registered midwives called MidStART. The program involves employment as a student midwife in a NSW public health facility whilst studying a postgraduate midwifery degree at university.

Recruitment for all training positions in 2017 has been finalised.

2018 MidStART recruitment

Applications for postgraduate student midwifery training positions available in 2018 will:

    open on Friday 9 June 2017 at 8am
  • close on Friday 23 June 2017 at 10am

Applications will only be accepted through this centralised online recruitment site.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible to apply for the 2018 MidStART recuritment, applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident
  • hold current registration at a Registered Nurse in Australia b.

2018 MidStART Applicant Handbook2018 MidStART Handbook

This handbook is designed to provide information on the midwifery profession and assist you in the application and recruitment process for student midwifery training positions in 2018.

Midwifery training locations (employers)

As part of the application process you will be asked to nominate, in order of preference, up to six hospitals (employers) where you would like to undertake midwifery training.

Information about employers including locations; intake dates and other relevant information can be found at the individual local health district/networks or by contacting the relevant coordinator​.

Universities

You are required to enrol in a recognised postgraduate midwifery degree to participate in MidStART. The process for contacting and applying for a university placement is the responsibility of the applicant and is separate to the MidSTART application process.​

Further information on postgraduate student midwifery courses in NSW are available from:

​Enquiries

For general enquiries about the MidStART recruitment process, please email gradrecruit@doh.health.nsw.gov.au.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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Page Updated: Tuesday 4 April 2017