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Women's and Children's Local Health Network

2019 Transition to Professional Practice Program (TPPP) Registered Midwives

The second round of offers for the 2019 TPPP for Registered Midwife positions have been completed by SA Health on Thursday 22 November 2018.

SA Health will not be making any further rounds of offers. However, offers may be made where a vacancy becomes available. For example, where a candidate declines or does not meet the pre-employment requirements.

Please note all applications that have been assessed as suitable and have not been made an offer, will remain active.

SA Health may contact you directly should a position becomes available if it matches your ranking and location preferences.

About the Women's and Children's Hospital

The Women's and Children's Hospital is a tertiary referral hospital and leading teaching hospital for Maternity, Neonatal and Paediatric services for metropolitan and regional South Australia. The Women's and Children's Hospital provides maternity care for approximately 5,000 birthing women a year.

Women may experience health conditions that are unique to them. The Women's and Children's Hospital offers women a range of gynaecological services and provides advice on all areas of female and reproductive health.

Women who have their babies at the Women's and Children's Hospital have a range of options regarding the care they receive throughout their pregnancy, during and after the birth of their baby. These include Midwife or Consultant led care, GP Shared care or Private Consultant care. Continuity of care models are embedded in Midwifery Group Practice, Maternal Fetal Medicine and the Aboriginal Family Birthing Program.

The Women's and Children's Hospital is also an accredited Baby Friendly Hospital, protecting, promoting and supporting women's choice to breast feed their babies.

What does TPPP for Registered Midwives look like at the Women's and Children's Hospital?
The Women's and Children's Hospital offers an exciting opportunity for you to commence your Transition to Professional Practice Program for Registered Midwives.

We have one intake a year beginning late February. A number of positions are available and hours may be offered from 24 to 32 hours per week.

During the temporary 12 month position the Registered Midwife works in a supported environment throughout the Women's and Babies Division. The Registered Midwife is continually gaining experience and confidence, consolidating theory and practical skills in the clinical environment.

Transition Support Team:

  • Nursing and Midwifery Transition Support Educator
  • Midwifery Education Team
Why apply for TPPP at Women's and Children's Hospital?
A TPPP at the Women's and Children's Hospital will provide the newly Registered Midwife to transition to their professional role in a supported environment. Clinical placements will be complimented with ongoing education opportunities, peer support, debriefing and transition coaching.

Information session

Come and meet the Women's and Children's Hospital TPPP Team:

Monday 20 August 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Women's and Children's Hospital
Alan Crompton Board Room
Ground Floor Zone E
72 King William Road, North Adelaide

Registrations are not required for this session

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
You will find that most questions are answered in the Frequently Asked Questions document, which you are requested to read prior to contacting us.

The website will be updated periodically, so please keep an eye out for future TPPP updates

Further enquiries
Please ensure you have read the Frequently Asked Questions and answers prior to contacting us.

If we haven't answered your question please send an email to and in the subject line please ensure you state REGISTERED MIDWIVES TPPP ENQUIRY.
This is to ensure SA Health can differentiate between the Registered Nurses and the Registered Midwives enquiries.

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