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Our Nursing and Midwifery Workforce

Sydney Local Health District is proud to employ nurses and midwives who are experienced, dedicated and professional we value the diversity of our staff and work in an environment of equity and fairness. As an employer we offer:

  • Flexible working hours
  • A range of experience in community based services and teaching hospitals in a metropolitan setting
  • A diverse range of career options and diverse clinical areas in which to specialise
  • Professional support and development
  • Transition to Practice Programs

There has never been a better time to consider a career in nursing or midwifery - few professions offer you the chance to balance your career with your lifestyle.
If you would like to be part of the Sydney Local Health District nursing and midwifery team please visit the recruitment and onboarding career portal via https://healthnswgov.referrals.selectminds.com/slhd  for the current range of exciting employment opportunities and the online recruitment service. Should you wish to discuss employment in more detail please see the list of contacts below.

Opportunities for Education and Professional Development

In Sydney Local Health District Nursing and Midwifery Service we are committed to supporting the professional development of all our staff and students. We believe that education, skills training and career development is a shared responsibility. Our commitment to all our staff is to support them in developing and maintaining the required skills and knowledge to perform in their role.
Robust training and development opportunities are available to staff through the district education provide being the Center for Education and Workforce Development (CEWD). Nursing and Midwifery services work in close collaboration with CEWD to provide opportunities for education in key career directions including Governance, Engagement, Innovation, clinical skills, management, leadership, education, research and technical skills.

Nursing and Midwifery Unit Managers Professional Development Pathway

Clinical Nurse/Midwifery Educator Professional Development Pathway

Graduate Research Honours Scholarship

HETI Graduate Certificate scholarships:

  1. MEMO - 2019 Graduate Certificate scholarships - Semester 1 2019
  2. NSW Nursing & Midwifery Education - Applicant Information sheet
  3. NSW Nursing & Midwifery Education - Nomination Form
  4. NSW Nursing & Midwifery Education - Student Agreement

Sydney Enrolled Nurse Transition Program

Sydney Local Health District's Enrolled Nurse Transition program is a 12-month program designed to support the transitional phase of your career.
We offer clinical support and access to a variety of learning opportunities. Positions offered in this program are either full time or part time on a rotating roster.

There are three programs starting in 2019:

  • April
  • August
  • October.

Facilities and Services included in the program are:

  • Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
  • Canterbury Hospital
  • Concord Hospital
  • Balmain Hospital
  • Mental Health Services.

The program will further develop your skills, knowledge and confidence through

  • Two six month clinical rotations
  • A structured orientation program
  • Supernumerary shifts to support you in your first shifts on the ward
  • Three study days throughout the year
  • Regular reflective practice sessions
  • Regular in-service education

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity!

For additional enquiries regarding the Sydney Local Health District Enrolled Nurse Transition Program, please contact:

Alexis Ferguson
Enrolled Nurse Clinical Practice Development Coordinator
Sydney Local Health District
Email: alexis.ferguson@health.nsw.gov.au
Mobile: 0459 851 347

Balmain Hospital

Orientation manual

2019 ENTP Recruitment pack

Cafe Style interview - Education for Applicants (ENTP 2019)<

Our hospitals, services and workforce contacts

Balmain Hospital Balmain Hospital
Nursing Executive
29 Booth Street, Balmain, NSW 2041
Tel: 02 9395 2111


Canterbury Hospital Canterbury Hospital
Nurse Manager - Administrative Support & Workforce
Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury Road, Campsie NSW 2194
Tel: 02 9787 0150
Concord Hospital Concord Hospital
Nurse Manager - Nursing Workforce
Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Hospital Road, Concord NSW 2139
Tel: 02 9767 5000
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Nurse Manager - Workforce
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Level 7, KGV Building, Missenden Rd, Camperdown NSW 2050
Tel: 02 9515 9534
Community Health Services Community Health Services
Nurse Manger - Community Nursing
Croydon Health Centre, 25 Croydon Avenue, Croydon NSW 2132
Tel: 02 9378 1378
Drug Health Services Drug Health Services
Executive Office
Croydon Community Health Centre
24 Liverpool Road
Croydon 2132
Mental Health Services Mental Health Services
Nurse Manager - Recruitment
Concord Centre for Mental Health, Hospital Road, Concord NSW 2139
Tel: 02 97678684
Tresillian Family Care Centre Tresillian Family Care Centre
Nursing Executive
McKenzie Street, Belmore NSW 2192
Tel: 02 9787 0800


Our Affiliations & Links

Sydney Local Health District is a leader in health care delivery, innovation, research and education. To achieve this we have a strong tradition of collaboration with nursing and midwifery peak bodies and affiliated health organisations. Our staff are encouraged to seek membership in professional bodies that represent their classification or clinical interest. Where appropriate we work in partnership with these bodies in developing the nursing and midwifery workforce through education programs and research to ensure we have a workforce that is relevant to the needs of today's patients as well as prepared for future developments in healthcare. Sydney Local Health District nurses and midwives strive to achieve the best possible health outcomes for our patients and our community by integrating clinical practice with research and education.

   


Australian College of Nursing


Centre for Education and Workforce Development
   
   


Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)


NSW Health Nursing & Midwifery office (NaMO)
   
   




Royal College of Nursing Australia (RCNA)


Australian College of Midwives
   
   


Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN)


Australian College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP)
   
   


National Enrolled Nurse Association of Australia


Australian College of Operating Room Nurses (ACORN)
   
   


NSW Nurses Association (NSWNA)


Health Education and Training
   
 


The Nursing & Midwifery Unit Managers Society of NSW
   
   


Australian Catholic University


Notre Dame University
   
   


University of Sydney


University of Tasmania
   
   


University of Technology Sydney


University of Western Sydney
   
   


University of Wollongong