Training and education for nurses and midwives

Employed model programs

Applications for the 2018 Employed Model Programs are now closed.

The Employed Model Programs are an exciting initiative of the Northern Territory (NT) Department of Health with Charles Darwin University (CDU) that offer registered nurses paid work in the NT while they study.

To apply for the program you must:

  • be eligible for employment with Top End Health Service or Central Australia Health Service 
  • meet CDU enrolment criteria.

Bachelor of Midwifery Employed Model Program

Are you a registered nurse interested in working with women and their families through pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period?

The Bachelor of Midwifery RN Pathway is a two-year program delivered online with clinical competency requirements and mandatory intensive clinical teaching blocks held in Darwin.

Paid employment is offered through the Top End Health Service and Central Australia Health Service at 0.84 FTE (32 hours) per week, while undertaking two years full-time study in the Bachelor of Midwifery program through CDU.

For more information about this program see Contacts at the bottom of this page or go to the CDU course website.

Salary and course fees

The Nurse 2 (N2) Remuneration Package Range is as per Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment rates of pay, plus superannuation, leave loading and the value of two weeks extra recreation leave).  Pro-rata entitlements apply.

Course fees will be reimbursed on successful completion of the course.

How to apply

Apply for the Bachelor of Midwifery through the South Australian Tertiary Admission Centre (SATAC) website. The course code is Bachelor of Midwifery 104485 Undergraduate program.

Go to the NT Careers in Government Employment Opportunities Online and search:

  • Top End Health Service – Royal Darwin Hospital and Katherine Hospital
  • Central Australia Health Service – Alice Springs Hospital

Download the Bachelor of Midwifery Employed Model Information Pack (Adobe PDF document - 688KB).

Post Graduate Nursing Employed Model Program 

Are you a registered nurse interested in working in a dynamic organisation?

Top End Health Service and Central Australia Health Service are offering registered nurses paid employment while undertaking two years of part-time study (80 credit points) in a Graduate Diploma through CDU.

The courses are delivered online with clinical competency requirements. A range of nursing speciality areas are available including:

  • mental health
  • renal
  • oncology
  • paediatrics
  • chronic disease
  • orthopaedics.

For more information go the CDU School of Health website.

Salary and course fees

The Nurse 2 (N2) remuneration package range is as per Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment rates of pay, plus superannuation, leave loading and the value of two weeks extra recreation leave). Pro-rata entitlements apply.

Course fees will be reimbursed on successful completion of the course.

How to apply

To apply go to the Northern Territory Careers in Government Employment Opportunities Online and search:

  • Top End Health Service – Royal Darwin Hospital and Katherine Hospital

Download the Post Graduate Nursing Employed Model Program Information Pack.pdf (Adobe PDF document - 1467KB).

Contact

For more information about the Employed Model Program for registered nurses contact:

Top End Health Service (TEHS) Nursing Recruitment
Phone: (08) 8922 8118
NursingRecruitmentRDH.THS@nt.gov.au

Central Australia Health Service (CAHS) Nursing Recruitment
Phone: (08) 8951 9550
ASHNURSERecruitment.THS@nt.gov.au

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Last updated: 18 October 2017