Nursing and Midwifery Officer said applications are now open for scholarships
to study nursing at 24 campuses across the state, including seven in Sydney and
17 across every regional Local Health District.
“If you’re interested in a rewarding career as a nurse at one of our
public health facilities or hospitals, don’t miss this incredible opportunity,”
Ms Cross said.
scholarship includes course fees for a Diploma of Nursing and an opportunity to
work as an Enrolled Nurse as part of our nursing team in NSW Health when you
successfully complete the program.
Nurses work across a variety of NSW Health clinical settings including in acute
medical and surgical units, operating theatres and mental health, caring for
people when they need it most.
“We’re particularly encouraging Aboriginal people to apply for the
scholarships, to build the Aboriginal workforce across NSW and improve local
a scholarship recipient who is now an Enrolled Nurse said her role is
incredibly rewarding and she recommended the program to anyone interested in a
career in nursing.
“I really love
my role as an Enrolled Nurse. Every day you’re challenged, every day you’re
learning, you’re surrounded by people that are so knowledgeable and who are
just willing to teach you,” Ms Gamble said.
“It is the
most rewarding experience you will ever have in your life.”
The NSW Government is
investing $2.8 billion to recruit 8,300 extra frontline staff over the next
four years, including an additional 5000 nurses and midwives.
scholarships run in partnership with TAFE NSW and the NSW Health Registered
Training Organisation. To be eligible you must be an Australian citizen or
permanent resident living in NSW.