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Old Feb 27th 2017, 2:11 pm   #1
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Default Newly qualified midwife moving to Sydney Australia

Hello,

I am currently is my second year of a direct entry midwifery degree in the UK. Me and my partner are looking to move to Sydney within the next couple of years once qualified. I plan to get a year of experience here once I have qualified before we move out there.

I know that there are a lot of similar posts on this site, but many that I have come across appear to quite dated now.

Does anybody know how easy it will be to secure a job as a newly qualified midwife in Sydney? Are there any requirements that I should start looking at over the next couple of years before I move? I have read that many places like you to have done caseloading.. does anybody know more detail about this?

Finally.. does anybody know whether it is difficult to get a job as a direct entry midwife without the nursing qualification?

I really appreciate help or advice given on this!

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Im a newly qualified midwife been working now for 4 months and I'm looking at doing exactly this moving to near sydney. I'm hoping to go once I have done my 1 year preceptorship x
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Hi,
I am just about to leave for sydney with my Australian Midwifery registration. Yes they require 10 continuity of care experiences during your training, documented on their record sheets available on their website AHPRA. I submitted cases but not fitting their requirements and I have been given registration with 3 months supervision to be signed off before working for an agency. I also have a notation which doesnt allow me to work in Midwifery Group Practice. This is a problem as I am a caseload midwife! I now must submit the cases I have worked on to remove the notation and complete the supervision. This is all managable if I can secure a position with supervision, and must commit to 6 months. I went through a recruitment service and they seem to think Randwick can offer supervision. I leave at the end of May and dont have a secure position as yet. Lots and lots of research though! It seems if you apply on e recruit some hospitals may offer the supervision. The process of registration was tiring, loads of documents from Uni etc.
Good luck and I will post when I actually get a job!
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Im a newly qualified midwife been working now for 4 months and I'm looking at doing exactly this moving to near sydney. I'm hoping to go once I have done my 1 year preceptorship x
Hello! Sorry about mt slow reply! How is this going for you? You getting anywhere with the application process? X
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Hi,
I am just about to leave for sydney with my Australian Midwifery registration. Yes they require 10 continuity of care experiences during your training, documented on their record sheets available on their website AHPRA. I submitted cases but not fitting their requirements and I have been given registration with 3 months supervision to be signed off before working for an agency. I also have a notation which doesnt allow me to work in Midwifery Group Practice. This is a problem as I am a caseload midwife! I now must submit the cases I have worked on to remove the notation and complete the supervision. This is all managable if I can secure a position with supervision, and must commit to 6 months. I went through a recruitment service and they seem to think Randwick can offer supervision. I leave at the end of May and dont have a secure position as yet. Lots and lots of research though! It seems if you apply on e recruit some hospitals may offer the supervision. The process of registration was tiring, loads of documents from Uni etc.
Good luck and I will post when I actually get a job!
Thank you for your reply 9ftSquirrel !! I'm sorry it has taken me so long to get back to you, I have been very busy with studies but finally getting back to starting to organise all this!!! How is everything going for you!? X
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