NSW Government Hunter New England Local Health District

It’s a great time to join Hunter New England Local Health District. Apply now for one of our eligible regional and rural positions. You could benefit under the NSW Health Rural Workforce Incentive Scheme!
Remuneration: $53-$55 p/h + 11% Superannuation + Salary Packaging + Rural Incentives
Location: Inverell Hospital
Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Clinical Midwife Educator
Hours Per Week: 16
Closing Date: 30.11.2023

Clinical Midwife Educator – Incentives Offered
Inverell Hospital

Elevate Your Career: Nurture our Midwives learning journeys and contribute to high quality care!

About the Role:

Join us as a Midwife Educator in Inverell, where you’ll play a crucial role in planning, delivering, and evaluating clinical education. Collaborate closely with Midwifery Management and Clinical Midwife Consultants to promote excellence and optimize outcomes for women and their families in the Inverell region.
Enjoy local team support and be part of the wider WHAM network, ensuring you have the guidance and orientation needed for success.

Looking to go Full Time?

In addition to your Midwife Educator responsibilities, there’s an option to top up your regular part-time work with midwifery hours.
This allows you to seamlessly transition into a full-time role, contributing to the holistic care and support of women and families in the Inverell community.

Where you’ll be working:

Inverell, nestled in the New England Northwest region, is a historic gem known for its pioneering history and fine gemstone production.
Work alongside a dedicated team of Midwives and health professionals committed to ensuring positive outcomes.
The modern Maternity Unit, built in 2020, provides a pleasant work environment with expansive views, contributing to a calming atmosphere for both staff and patients.

Your role as a Midwife Educator in Inverell promises not only professional growth but also a rewarding personal experience in this charming and historically rich community.

  • Registered Midwife with current Authority to Practice with AHPRA.
  • Clinical teaching qualifications or equivalent experience, or willingness to work towards.


  • Annual rural incentives on top of your salary.
  • Work in a recently redeveloped hospital with access to up-to-date equipment and resources.
  • Four weeks annual leave (pro-rata for part-time employees)
  • Superannuation contributions 11%
  • Salary packaging – Up to $9k for living expenses + $2.6k meal & entertainment + Novated leasing.
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members

The NSW Health Workforce Rural Incentive Scheme:

This vacancy is eligible for an Attraction and Relocation package that includes the following*:

  • Attraction incentive paid as a Rural and Regional fortnightly allowance of up to $10,000 for the first 12-months
  • Retention incentive of up to $10,000 thereafter annually
  • PLUS 3 months accommodation assistance (e.g. rent payments, mortgage re-payments, payments for commercial accommodation)
*All payments and reimbursements made to part time employees will be on a pro-rata basis.

Attraction incentives will be paid as a Rural and Regional fortnightly allowance on top of your base salary.

Other forms of payment/package options (where you are eligible) need to be negotiated with the Convenor and may include**: ??

  • Additional annual professional development days (up to 5 more per year)
  • Additional personal leave (up to 5 more per year)
  • Computer/internet reimbursement (e.g. laptop, wi-fi costs)
  • Return airfare to and from your work base (or equivalent motor vehicle allowance) so you can still visit family and friends
**The total value of your incentive package would remain the same. Employees are responsible for seeking independent financial advice before accepting an Attraction and Retention Incentive package as part of their offer.

Need more information?

2) Find out more about applying for this position

For role related queries or questions contact:

Elizabeth Pitman on Elizabeth.Pitman@health.nsw.gov.au or Ph: 0427919025

Information for Applicants:

  • An eligibility list will be created for future permanent part time and temporary part time vacancies.
  • To be eligible for permanent employment in this position you must be an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable local candidate is identified for the position; in this instance, you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.
  • We are unable to accommodate visa sponsorship for applicants requiring a visa for this position.
  • Applicants will be assessed against the essential requirements and selection criteria contained within the position description (link below). For assistance addressing selection criteria visit: https://bit.ly/3vL5fq2
  • Stepping Up Website is a resource designed to help indigenous job applicants apply for positions in NSW Health. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/HNEHealthSteppingUp.
  • This is a Category A position. Recommended applicants will be reviewed for compliance with NSW Health policy directive PD2023_022: Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases for Category A positions prior to offer. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in the policy.
  • All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (AIR Immunisation History Statement) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.
  • Acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement (IHS), or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate, or AIR COVID-19 and Influenza IHS. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.
  • Salary Packaging: is beneficial to most HNELHD employees and may increase your take-home pay! Salary package a range of personal expenses including novated motor vehicle leases, relocation expenses, and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via nswhealth@salarypackagingplus.com.au or 1300 40 25 23.
  • HNE Health employees may be eligible for a range of benefits such as allocated days off (ADO) for full time employees, long service leave, paid maternity leave, and salary packaging options including meal expenses.


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