NSW Health provides a centralised web-based recruitment scheme for graduate registered nurses and midwives to apply for employment in NSW public hospitals and some not-for-profit private hospitals.
 
Applications for 2015 recruitment have now closed. No late applications will be considered.  
 
Applications for the NSW Health 2015 Transition to Professional Practice recruitment:
Open: 10am Tuesday 3 June 2014
Close: 10am Tuesday 1 July 2014
 
 
Click here to download your personal copy of the 2015 Transition to Professional Practice Handbook.
 
This handbook is designed to assist you in your application for employment and transition from student to registered nurse or registered midwife.
 
 
Applications will only be accepted through the centralised online recruitment site. This site will open here at 10am on Monday 2 June.
 
To be eligible to apply for the 2015 Transition to Professional Practice, you must:
  • Be completing your nursing or midwifery course (final results received) between 1 June 2014 and 31 May 2015.
  • 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.
NOTE:
Priority selection will be given to Australian Citizens, Australian permanent residents and New Zealand citizens. Please see the 2015 Transition to Professional Practice Handbook for more information about this.

Interviews

Invitation to interviews will be sent by hospitals on 14 July 2014. Interviews will be held between 4-29 August 2014.

As part of your application you will need to provide two written references. One of these must be a recent clinical reference. these will need to be taken with applicants to interview.
 
Click here to download the NSW Health Clinical TPP Referee Report template.
 
Click here to download the NSW Health General TPP Referee Report template.
 

Information about participating health facilities

Detailed information about participating health facilities, including their positions and specialty programs offered, intake dates and other relevant information about graduate nursing and midwifery recruitment, can be found at the individual local health district/networks and private hospital websites or by contacting the relevant coordinator.
 
Detailed information about participating health facilities, including their positions and specialty programs offered, intake dates and other relevant information about graduate nursing and midwifery recruitment, can be found at the individual local health district/networks and private hospital websites or by contacting the relevant coordinator.
 
The Local Health Districts (LHD) offering positions in the Metro –Rural Exchange include Central Coast & Far West LHDs; Murrumbidgee & Illawarra Shoalhaven LHDs; Murrumbidgee & Western Sydney LHDs; Southern NSW & Northern Sydney LHDs; and Western NSW and Sydney LHDs.  There are 32 nursing positions and 6 midwifery positions on offer across the State. 
 
In addition to this, two LHDs are offering general nursing & mental health nursing exchanges, with 6 months in a general nursing setting and 6 months in a mental health nursing setting.  Sydney Local Health District is offering six (6) positions and Western NSW LHD is offering two (2) positions.   
 
Similarly, South Eastern Sydney LHD is also offering an Aged Care exchange with 6 months in a general nursing setting and 6 months in an aged care facility.
 
For specific information about of the exchange positions including locations/sites, intake dates, etc, view the LHD websites or contact the relevant LHD coordinators.
 
Click here to download the Local Health Districts/Networks and Hospital Coordinator Contact List.
Direct website links are below:
Central Coast Local Health District
 
Far West Local Health District
 
Hunter New England Local Health District
 
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
 
Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network
 
 
Mid North Coast Local Health District
 
Murrumbidgee Local Health District
 
Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
 
Northern NSW Local Health District
 
Northern Sydney Local Health District
 
Southern NSW Local Health District
 
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
 
South Western Sydney Local Health District
 
St Vincent’s Hospital Network
 
Sydney Local Health District
 
Sydney Children’s Hospital Network
- Randwick
- Westmead
 
 
Western NSW Local Health District
 
Western Sydney Local Health District
 
St Vincent’s Private Hospital Local Health
District
 
 
Sydney Adventist Hospital, Wahroonga
 
The Mater Hospital, Crows Nest
 
 
For general enquiries about the 2015 Transition to Professional Practice recruitment, please email gradrecruit@doh.health.nsw.gov.au
Employment opportunities also exist in the Private, Aged Care and Disability Care Sectors. Vacancies in these sectors are usually advertised in newspapers and on health facilities web sites.
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Page Updated: Tuesday 1 July 2014