Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD) GradStart 2024 program is offering the opportunity to newly graduated Registered Nurses and Midwives to work across our world renowned, state of the art, diverse, facilities and services located in the Northern Suburbs of Sydney.
Nursing and midwifery at NSLHD is responsive to contemporary challenges and trends in healthcare. Our facilities and services are fortunate to have skilled and supportive staff providing a dynamic learning environment, allowing newly registered nurses and midwives to become safe and competent practitioners. Your GradStart experience will be facilitated through interaction with key support people throughout the year, preparing you for the diverse professional world of nursing and midwifery that you are entering.
NSLHD will be offering virtual information sessions early June prior to applications being open.
7 June 1pm – 1:45pm
7 June 6pm – 6:45pm
14 June 6pm – 6:45pm
21 June 1pm – 1:45pm
How do I apply?
Applications for the 2024 GradStart intake open on Tuesday 20 June 2023 and close on Monday 3 July 2023 via the
NSW Health GradStart webpage. You must apply through NSW Health's centralised recruitment process.
NSLHD does not accept newly graduated Registered Nurses and Midwives who have not applied to the NSW Health centralised recruitment process.
When will interviews be held?
Interviews will be held onsite at our Royal North Shore campus located in St Leonards from Monday 7 August to Friday 17 September 2023.
What programs and intakes are available at NSLHD?
NSLHD offers multiple intakes across our facilities and services including specialty intakes such as Midwifery, NICU, ICU, Perioperative and Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol (MHDA) as well as our general stream in our Medical, Surgical, Rehabilitation and Palliative Care areas.
In addition to this, GradStart's at NSLHD are also offered the opportunity to participate in exchange programs such as our MHDA/Acute exchange; Community/Rehabilitation exchange; Metro/Rural exchange (Ryde/Cooma); and our new
AYAH/Mona Vale exchange program.
Download the GradStart handbook
Can I nominate my clinical preferences?
You will be asked to nominate your clinical preferences when you are invited to interview with us. When we allocate you to a placement, we will try to take your clinical preferences into account as much as possible.
For further information please contact the Nursing and Midwifery Workforce team on