NSW Government

Sometimes it will be hard, other times demanding, but we promise it will always be extremely rewarding!

This position may receive Attraction and Relocation Incentives valued up to $10k, with a Rural & Regional Health Allowance (taxable) of $10k upon a qualifying period. For further information please contact our Incentives Coordinator on:

To be considered for interview, candidates must address the Selection Criteria in the .

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time/ Permanent Part Time – Job share may be considered
Position Classification: Registered Midwife
Remuneration: $70,049.73 – $98,351.39 pa (plus super) + Incentives, $35.33 – $49.60 ph (plus super) + Incentives
Hours per week: up to 38

Registered Midwife – $10k plus $10k Incentives Offered
Bathurst Health Service

About the role:
The Registered Midwife is an integral part of the multidisciplinary maternity team providing woman centred care that is focused on the woman’s individual needs, expectations and aspirations to achieve optimal birthing outcomes for women and their babies.

The opportunity to work as both a midwife and nurse

Access to online and face to face learning with the Australian College of Nursing

A position where you can be a clinical and professional role model for students

The opportunity to undertake our District’s new Clinical Leadership Program

Bathurst Health Service: Bathurst Hospital is located 3 hours west of Sydney over the Blue Mountains. It is a University City, has good transport services throughout the city, buses, trains and airplanes with regular connections to Sydney then interstate. Large sporting complexes, great restaurants, recreational activities and facilities. Maternity is a level 4, 5 bed unit with the capacity to surge to 9 beds with a Level 3 Special Care nursery. In Maternity we have multiple models of care available including Midwifery Group Practice. The hospital has an ED, 15 bed Surgical Ward, Level 4 ICU, Level 4 Maternity Services, Paediatrics services, Medical Unit with telemetry and palliative care beds, Rehabilitation unit onsite, and TACP beds, large inpatient and outpatient Allied Health support and expanding Ambulatory Care and HITH services. Educational support is available to staff, enthusiastic and supportive team on the ward, looking for interested and keen staff member to join our team.

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26 – affirmative action will be applied to employment of eligible persons. For more information, visit . All suitably qualified Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply for this position.

Where you’ll be working:

Bathurst Health Service, is a Level C referral facility with 100 beds. A new MRI suite is underway and the NSW Government has pledged a further $200m for a significant redevelopment due to start in 2024.

Bathurst Hospital Services include allied health, ambulatory care, coronary care, emergency medicine, intensive care (level 4), general medicine, maternity (level 4), mental health drug & alcohol, obstetrics & gynaecology, oncology, paediatrics, pathology, radiology, rehabilitation and surgery services.

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About us:
The WNSWLHD is one of the largest Local Health Districts in New South Wales, covering an area of 246,676 square kilometres, with over 7,700 dedicated staff working across 3 major rural referral hospitals, 50 community health centres and 38 inpatient facilities. We’re a vibrant and diverse region, rich in community and culture. We’re proud to build a workplace that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. Our vision is to create healthier rural people and thriving communities through exceptional rural healthcare. Read more in our .

Working with us in the Western NSW Health District:

SUPPORT: genuine support in inclusive, compassionate and caring workplace.

VARIETY: broaden your scope through interesting and challenging work.

IMPACT: shape the future of rural health through your work, innovation & research.

PROGRESS: advanced learning and development with access to a mentoring program, ongoing training and eLearning.

EXTRAS: Access to , Fitness Passport and counselling services.

How to apply:
Click on APPLY FOR JOB at the top of this page. Download the Position Description to address the selection criteria for the role. A copy of your current CV is required as part of your application.

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Applications will be reviewed throughout the advertising period and interviews conducted regularly. Don’t hesitate – apply today!

For role related enquiries, please contact Melissa Waterford on
(02) 6330 5338 or

COVID-19 Response:
All NSW Health workers are required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful for this role or have an approved medical contraindication certificate.

Talent Pool
If we identify a surplus of suitable candidates for this role, you may also be invited to an eligibility list where you could be offered an alternative position per the relevant Award.