King Edward Memorial Hospital offers the largest Graduate Midwife Program in WA to facilitate the transition of beginning level practitioners into the workforce. The hospital also participates in the Graduate Nurse Program offering placements in neonatal, gynaecological and perioperative nursing in partnership with Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.


Graduate Mental Health Nurse Program

The hospital offers a 54-week Graduate Mental Health Nurse Program run in conjunction with Edith Cowan University (ECU). Graduates will enrol into the Master of Clinical Nursing course via ECU but may exit the course with a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing (Mental Health). The course includes rotating to WA Country Health Services (WACHS) for a six-month rural and remote placement. Programs start in January and July each year.

More information: Department of Nursing and Midwifery Education and Research (DNAMER).



GradConnect is WA Health’s streamlined online recruitment system that provides a wide choice of employment opportunities for newly qualified nurses and midwives.

More information: WA Health GradConnect portal (external site).

Last Updated: 01/11/2023