Position Details
Reference Number 37654
Position Title Graduate Nurse Program - General Stream
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Location All Sites
Department / Ward / Clinical Area All Campus
Hours per Week 3520.00
Position Summary

Austin Health is a major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for enthusiastic Graduate Nurses, registered with Allocation and Placement Service (APS), to join Austin Health in our Graduate Nurse Program (GNP) 2022 -  General Stream.

We offer a well-supported GNP including a structured orientation program, ongoing paid study days, educational opportunities and supernumerary days for each of the two six-month rotations. Our dedicated Graduate Nurse Coordinator, Graduate Nurse Educator and our Clinical Education Unit are available to assist graduate nurses in this transition year for the duration of the program. Graduates are also supported by Nurse Unit Managers and preceptors in all areas.

There are many staff benefits available to Austin Health nurses such as: salary packaging, Employee Assistance Program and wellness programs for staff. 

Join our fantastic nursing team! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with many opportunities for ongoing training and development.

The Graduate Nurse Program is a 54 week program, and upon successful completion of the program, ongoing employment will be offered at varying hours.

Details of this role can be found in the position description.

Please note: You will be required to attach copies of the following documents to your online application.

  • Cover Letter (maximum 1 page)  
  • Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages)  
  • Clinical Appraisal 1 – most recent acute placement (maximum of 10 pages)  
  • Clinical Appraisal 2 –  acute, subacute or specialist placement (maximum of 10 pages)  
  • Academic Transcript (most up to date, certified & include marking key) 
  • Personal Details Application form (located with position description) 

*Please avoid submitting appraisals from a mental health placement 

**Please refer to our website www.austin.org.au/graduatenurseprogram for more information

All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing registration with NMBA, a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by Victoria Police and if required, a Working with Children Check. 

Austin Health offers graduate career opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, please contact the Graduate Nurse Coordinator for more information.

Contact Person Sirini Griffiths
Contact Number (03) 9496 4750
Contact Email graduatenurseprogram@austin.org.au
Closing Date 09/07/2021
Position Description
Austin Health Position Description - GNP 2022.pdf Open
Personal Details Form AHGNP 2022 intake.docx Open
Application Guide click here to view