Midwifery

There are ongoing midwifery vacancies within the Northern Territory's (NT) Top End Integrated Maternity Care (TEIMC) team. The TEIMC is the overarching maternity service for women and their families in the Top End including the Katherine, Nhulunbuy (Gove) Darwin and their surrounding regions.

If you are looking for a rewarding career and the opportunity to explore the best backyard in the country then consider applying at one of our hospitals.

All applicants must hold current Australian registration. Further information can be found on the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia website.

Royal Darwin Hospital

The Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH) is seeking Registered Midwives to join the Integrated Maternity Care team on a full-time or part-time basis. The RDH is a level 6 tertiary referral centre for the Top End of the NT. Services includes a Maternity Ward, a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit /Special Care Nursery, a Delivery Suite, a Birth Centre and a range of antenatal and postnatal services. The RDH also has a Team Midwifery Model for women with healthy pregnancies and a Midwifery Group Practice for women with vulnerable or high risk pregnancies, which includes women with normal risk pregnancies planning a Homebirth. The unit is accredited under the Baby Friendly Health Initiative.

The Royal Darwin Hospital Maternity Service is renowned for its professional development opportunities with Midwives across the service having access to contemporary education including perineal suturing, PROMPT, midwifery-led discharge and extended midwifery practice. If you are interested in progressing your midwifery career as part of an integrated maternity service please contact the Midwifery Unit Manager or submit an application via email.

Midwifery Unit Manager
Maternity Ward RDH
Phone: (08) 8944 8025

To submit an application email NursingRecruitmentRDH.THS@nt.gov.au with the following:

Gove District Hospital

Full-time contracts of six to 12 months are available for registered midwives at Gove District Hospital (GDH) Maternity Unit. Midwives should have a minimum two years postgraduate midwifery experience including recent birthing experience.

The GDH Maternity Unit is a small eight-bed, low to medium risk unit, providing midwifery-led, woman-centred, antenatal, birthing, postnataland well-babycare to the families of East Arnhem and transient care of the unwell newborn. There is also a 4 bed self-care unit within the ward for women who have come from remote communities to await the birth of their baby. The unit is accredited under the Baby Friendly Health Initiative. 

Accommodation and a relocation allowance will be provided. Read more about Gove District Hospital.

For further information or to express your interest contact:

Midwifery unit manager
Maternity ward GDH
Phone: (08) 8987 0219 or (08) 8987 0216
NursingMidwifery.DoH@nt.gov.au

Katherine Hospital

The Maternity Unit at Katherine Hospital is seeking midwives to join their dynamic team. Subsidised on-site accommodation and a relocation allowance may be available.

The Katherine Maternity Unit is a small eight-bed, low to medium risk unit providing midwifery-led, woman-centred, antenatal, birthing, postnatal and well-baby care to the families of the Katherine region, with approximately 300 births per year.

Katherine Hospital is accredited under the Baby Friendly Health Initiative. Read more about Katherine Hospital.

For more information about the unit and employment contact:

Clinical midwifery manager
Katherine Hospital
Phone: (08) 8973 9289

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Last updated: 26 October 2017