Career Advancement

ACT Health provides career advancement opportunities for Enrolled Nurses (ENs), Registered Nurses (RNs) and Registered Midwives (RMs) through a personal classification process.

ENs, RNs and RMs who meet the designated role responsibilities and selection criteria of a Level 2 practitioner, who are permanently employed, and who seek career advancement, are eligible to apply.

The career advancement process requires:

  • a written application
  • submission of 2 references:
    • one reference from a CNC or CMC that includes a formal recommendation from your DON &/or DOM&N
    • one reference from a colleague
  • attendance at a panel interview

Career Advancement Information Sessions

ENs, RNs and RMs applying for Personal Classification Level 2 should attend an information session prior to submission of an application.

Information sessions are held prior to all application rounds at Canberra Hospital & Health Services (CHHS) and at Calvary Public Hospital Bruce. Registration is required to attend these sessions:

How to apply

Please submit all career advancement applications to the Nursing and Midwifery Office on

Career Advancement for Calvary Hospital is now managed by Calvary. All inquiries and applications please contact 6201 6868 or 

Applicants will need to:

  • Access the following documents including:
    • Application Package
    • Templates for Referee Report and Recommendations from the CNC and DON or the CMC and DONM
    • Templates for a separate Referee Report
  • Attach supporting evidence with submissions (see the application package)
  • Access the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia Standards for Practice and Code of Conduct
  • Access the relevant Professional Code of Ethics.

Application Documentation

Enrolled Nurses

Registered Nurses

Registered Midwives

Page last updated on: 16 Dec 2019