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Graduate Nurse Program - Combined Stream

Austin Hospital

Permanent Part Time

Austin Health is offering a Graduate Nurse Program Combined Stream - General and Mental Health in 2022.This program will allow you to work across both mental health and general nursing areas.

Graduates have 2 clinical rotations to integrate theory with practice: one rotation in the general hospital and one in a mental health services, with a focus on consumer centred high quality care.

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 PMCV,  to join Austin Health in our Graduate Nurse Program Combined Stream in 2022. 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 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 ward preceptors and Nurse Unit Managers 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 –  Mental Health placement (maximum of 10 pages)
  • Academic Transcript (most up to date, certified & include marking key)
  • Personal Details Application form

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 Coordinator for more information.

Enquiries: Sirini Griffiths
Ph: (03) 9496 4750

To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button below.

Closed a year ago
Closed a year ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Health, Nursing and Midwifery

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

  • Locations:


  • Closing Date:16th Jun 2021, 1:59 pm


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