Midwifery

There are ongoing midwifery vacancies within the Northern Territory's hospitals and homebirth services.

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.

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, postnatal and well-baby care to the families of East Arnhem. 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 0392

Nursing.Info@nt.gov.au

Darwin homebirth service

The Darwin Homebirth Service is seeking midwives interested in working in the publicly funded service providing caseload midwifery care for low risk women choosing to birth at home.

The midwives work in collaboration with and are well supported by the Royal Darwin Hospital Maternity Services.

For further information or to express your interest contact:

Clinical midwife manager
Birthing Services
Royal Darwin Hospital
Phone: (08) 8922 7710 or (08) 8922 8688

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: 23 January 2017