Sydney Children’s Hospital Network

Nursing GradStart

Preference the LHD

  • 12-months to 24-months
  • Hospitals include Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.
  • Opportunity to complete clinical honours and opportunities for hospital scholarships
  • Temporary full-time and part-time positions
  • The program will enable participants to provide person-centred care to children and
  • Participants are given an opportunity to indicate their ward preferences during the 12-month program.
  • Rotations include: Perioperative service stream (anaesthetics, recovery, scrub/scout and day stay) (CHW), Recovery (SCH), Adolescent surgery/medical, Oncology/haematology, Burns/plastic surgery, Neuroscience, Cardiothoracic, Surgical, Orthopaedic, Medical, Isolation/infectious diseases, Day stay/medical and surgical, Renal/liver/kidney/transplants (CHW), Neonatal intensive care (CHW), Gastroenterology/ endocrinology/rheumatology, Emergency department, Paediatric intensive care unit (ICU)
  • their families by developing a philosophy and personal model of children and adolescent nursing.
  • Provides study leave
  • clinical support sessions to foster reflective practice.
  • First-year registered nurses are provided with guidance in relation to their ongoing career and professional development pathways.



Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick GradStart program

Stacey Buckton
Nurse Educator Undergraduate and Postgraduate Nursing Education
Ph: (02) 9382 52418
Email: st************@he****.au
Marguerite Cusack
Nurse Manager Workforce
Ph: (02) 9382 1893
Email: ma***************@he****.au

The Children’s Hospital at Westmead GradStart program 

Cyd Quintans
Nurse Educator Undergraduate and Postgraduate Nursing Education
Ph: (02) 9845 2214
Email: cy**********@he****.au 

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