Graduate Midwifery and Double Degree Streams

Learn about the Monash Health Graduate Midwifery and Double Degree Streams.

Applications for the 2022 Midwifery and Double Degree Streams are now open! Click here to apply

Midwifery and Double Degree Stream Options

Midwifery Streams

  • Midwifery Stream (February 2022 commencement)
  • Midwifery Midyear Stream (Mid-year 2022 commencement)

Double Degree Streams

  • Double Degree Stream (February 2022 commencement)
  • Double Degree Midyear Stream (Mid-year 2022 commencement)

Program Structure

  • A 12-month structured program, consisting of four 3-month rotations
  • The option to work either part time (0.84EFT; 64 hours per fortnight or 0.95EFT; 72 hours per fortnight) or full time (1.0EFT; 76 hours per fortnight with an additional 4 ADO hours accruing per fortnight)
  • Fixed term, 12-month graduate contract with ongoing employment offered at the completion of the program within Monash Health

Sites and Rotations

Midwifery and Double Degree Graduates are allocated to one site-based Midwifery team for the duration of their program to ensure support and continuity. Please note that while we endeavour to accommodate site preferences for midwives and double degree graduates, we are unable to guarantee placement within a preferred site or specialty. Site options are:

  • Monash Medical Centre Clayton (tertiary maternity service)
  • Dandenong Hospital (primary and secondary maternity service)
  • Casey Hospital (primary and secondary maternity service)

Graduates in the Midwifery streams complete the following four (4) three-month rotations within their program:

  • Two (2) birth suite rotations
  • Two (2) post/antenatal rotations

Double Degree Graduates complete four (4) three-month rotations within their program:

  • Two (2) birth suite rotations
  • One (1) post/antenatal rotation
  • One (1) nursing rotation within a wide range of acute clinical areas

Double Degree Graduates complete their nursing rotation in an acute adult Medical/Surgical Nursing area, such as Cardiothoracic, Respiratory and Endocrine, Colorectal and Gastrosciences or General Medical.

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