Position Details


Reference Number 43498
Position Title Graduate Nurse Program - General Stream
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Location All Sites
Department / Ward / Clinical Area All Campus
Hours per Week 12000.00
Position Summary

Austin Health is a major provider of tertiary health and state-wide services, health professional education and research across three campuses in Melbourne’s northeast. 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 PMCV’s Allocation and Placement Service (APS), to join Austin Health in our Graduate Nurse Program (GNP) 2023 -  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.

  • 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 

**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, COVID vaccination certificates alongside other vaccination records 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
Alternate Contact Person Amy Bell
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 4767
Alternate Contact Email graduatenurseprogram@austin.org.au
Closing Date 08/07/2022
Position Description
Austin Health Position Description - PMCV 2023.pdf Open
Personal Details Form - PMCV 2023 (General and Combined).docx Open
Application Guide click here to view