2022 GradStart recruitment
Applications for the NSW Health 2022 GradStart recruitment will open 9am on 23 June 2021 and close 4pm on 7 July 2021.
GradStart is the recruitment process for graduate nurses and midwives to NSW Health Local Health Districts and Specialty Networks (LHDs/SNs) health facilities. It's coordinated by NSW Health Nursing and Midwifery Office.
2022 GradStart Handbook
has everything you need to know about the GradStart application and recruitment process. Download a copy to review and assist you with your application.
Video support for application and recruitment process
These 5 short videos will support you through the application and recruitment process for 2022 GradStart.
2022 GradStart Application and Recruitment video modules.
You can apply to 2022 GradStart if you:
- complete your nursing or midwifery degree between
1 June 2021 and 31 May 2022 *
- meet all the requirements to become a registered nurse or registered midwife with the
Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) before the agreed date that you'll start work
- hold Australian citizenship or hold a visa that allows ongoing full-time employment in Australia.
* completion means final result received that leads to initial registration as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Midwife (RM)
** You can start your application for registration with the NMBA up to 6 weeks before completing your studies.
Visit the NBMA
registration process for more information.
eligibility to apply for a GradStart position.
Applying to GradStart
You apply to GradStart through the GradStart Career Portal. Once applications are received, LHDs/SNs and hospitals will select and employ graduates.
Watch the video below to learn more about how to apply.
After submitting, you can edit your online application as many times as you like until applications close. You won't be able to access your application once they are closed.
For more information refer to the GradStart Handbook.
For eligibility enquiries email MOH-GradStart@health.nsw.gov.au or call 1800 330 933
For online application technical assistance, contact the Customer Experience Team on 1300 679 367 (Option 3).
Visit our LHD/SNs GradStart contacts page for employment enquiries such as training locations, intakes and interview information. You can explore individual career pages or contact