Graduate Midwifery and Double Degree Streams

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

Applications for all PMCV 2023 General Nursing Streams, Paediatric and Neonatal Nursing Stream, and Mental Health Stream open Monday 6 June 2022 – link will be added when applications open.

As a recognised leader in the provision of complex maternity care, Monash Women’s is proud to offer Midwifery and Double Degree Nursing/Midwifery Graduates a range of comprehensive, supportive Graduate Program options to assist them in launching their careers. Please click here to learn more about Monash Women’s.

Midwifery and Double Degree Nursing/Midwifery Stream Options

Stream NameCommencementComprehensive pre-commencement Orientation
Midwifery Summer StreamMonday 6 February 2023Conducted flexibly from December 2022 – January 2023
Midwifery Winter StreamMonday 7 August 2023Conducted flexibly during July 2023
Double Degree Summer StreamMonday 6 February 2023Conducted flexibly from December 2022 – January 2023
Double Degree Winter StreamMonday 7 August 2023Conducted flexibly during July 2023

Program Structure

All Midwifery and Double Degree Graduates are provided:

  • A twelve-month structured program, consisting of four 3-month rotations
  • Option to work Part-time or Full-time:
    • 0.84EFT (64 hours per fortnight)
    • Full time 1.0EFT (76 hours per fortnight)
  • Full-time employees accrue 4 ADO hrs per fortnight
  • Extensive paid orientation and training program prior to commencing in the clinical area, incorporating organisation, Graduate Program and maternity specific learning activities to assist in a seamless transition to work
  • Tailored Midwifery Graduate Study days and learning pathways delivered throughout the program
  • 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/Jessie MacPherson Private Hospital (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.

PMCV Ineligible Midwifery and Double Degree Streams

The Monash Health Graduate Program is pleased to be able to accept applications from Graduate Midwives and Double Degree Graduate Nurse/Midwives who are ineligible to participate in PMCV Allocations and Placement Service through the PMCV Ineligible Midwifery and Double Degree Stream. Applicants indicate their preferred intake from the following options as part of their application:

  • February 2023
  • August 2023

Please note that positions in this stream are offered subject to availability.

Contact Us

For all Midwifery and Double Degree Graduate Program enquiries, please contact:

Monash Health Graduate Program team
(03) 9594 7779
Graduaterecruitment@monashhealth.org