Position Details
Reference Number 43501
Position Title Graduate Nurse Program - PMCV ineligible
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time
Location All Sites
Department / Ward / Clinical Area All Campus
Hours per Week 960.00
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, not eligible to register with the Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria’s, Allocation and Placement Service (APS), to join Austin Health in our Graduate Nurse Program (GNP) 2023.

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 may 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.

  • Austin Health Personal Details Form - attached to this advertisement
  • Cover Letter - (maximum 1 page) 
  • Resume - (maximum 2 pages) including table of clinical placements and two clinical referees 
  • Clinical Appraisal 1 – most recent acute placement (maximum of 10 pages) and certified
  • Clinical Appraisal 2 – most recent acute/subacute or specialty (maximum of 10 pages) and certified
  • Academic Transcript - (most up to date, official, certified & include marking key)

*Please avoid submitting appraisals from a mental health placement

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

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia and not require sponsorship to apply for this position. You will require the correct visa to be able to accept and commence this position.

Selection Criteria Essential: Will you be applying for a graduate program through PMCV's Allocation and Placement Service? Please note this role is only for people who cannot or have not applied through PMCV
Essential: Are you seeking Visa Sponsorship from Austin Health? Please note we do not provide sponsorship
Essential: Expected to graduate from undergraduate bachelor degree in 2022
Essential: This contract is subject to the correct working visa status. The role will be initially offered as a contract with end date in line with your visa expiry, however if you obtain a new visa with ongoing working rights, a variation can be completed to provide a permanent ongoing contract. Are you accep
Contact Person Sirini Griffiths
Contact Number (03) 9496 4750
Alternate Contact Person Amy Bell
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 4767
Closing Date 04/07/2022
Position Description
GNP Position Description - PMCV ineligible 2023.pdf Open
Personal Details Form - PMCV ineligible 2023.docx Open
Application Guide click here to view