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Enrolled Nurse - Transition Program

Position Summary:

We are seeking highly motivated newly graduated Enrolled Nurses to join our Enrolled Nurse Transition Program. This structured program will facilitate transition to acute care nursing, by delivering opportunity to practice in a demographically and clinically diverse setting. The program aims to support clinical skills development, professional development and reflective practice, in line with the Nursing and Midwifery Board Standards for Practice: Enrolled Nurses (2016).

Participants in the Enrolled Nurse Transition Program (ENTP) will be allocated two clinical rotations (2 x six months) across the St Vincent's Health Network Sydney, working a part-time seven (7) day rotating roster covering all shifts, with the ability to increase hours when required.

Corporate, hospital and nursing orientation will be provided at the commencement of the program followed by unit specific induction and supernumerary shifts for each rotation. The Enrolled Nurse Transition Program will have a structured suite of workshops, regular debrief/clinical supervision and Continuing Professional Development sessions, facilitated by the Enrolled Nurse Transition Program Nurse Educator.

All applicants must:

  • Have completed or be due to complete the TAFE NSW (or equivalent) HLT51612 Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 Nursing) between January 2021 and June 2021
  • Have current registration with AHPRA, or be registered by the start date of the program - we cannot offer positions to those without registration
  • Upload a CV, cover letter, responses to the selection criteria and Diploma transcript in their application
    Provide details for two referees in their cover letter
  • Meet and clearly address the selection criteria, and upload selection criteria responses with their application

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information and how to apply, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check

The vacancy is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the program.

About St Vincent's Health Network Sydney:

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is made up of four centres, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service, St Joseph's Hospital at Auburn and Parklea Correctional Centre. We are part of St Vincent's Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia's not for profit Catholic health care sector. As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God's love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates. Employment with St Vincent's is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - Policy Directive Immunisation history complies with NSW Health Policy Directive PD2020_017. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the policy directive.

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is committed to reconciliation and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions.

Application Instructions:

When applying for the position, applicants will be required to upload a recent CV as well as a separate cover letter addressing the selection criteria for the position as outlined below. External applicants are to upload their cover letter and selection criteria responses alongside their CV when reaching the 'My Experience tab >Resume/CV> Upload. For Internal applicants, this document is to be uploaded further down the page alongside your resume under Resume/CV> Upload.

Applicants that do not address the selection criteria will have their application automatically culled

An example of how to address selection criteria is linked below. If you are unsure how to address the selection criteria or need assistance with any other aspect of your application, please do not hesitate to contact the Nurse Educator for the program (details below).

Selection criteria:

  • Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent's Health Australia
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as an Enrolled Nurse (Medication Endorsed & must include IV medication. Diploma Transcript should show subjects "HLTEN519C or HLTEN519A or HLTEN519B or HLTENN007)
  • Effective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality patient care within a multidisciplinary health care team
  • Demonstrated commitment to personal and professional development
  • Demonstrated understanding of the role of the Enrolled Nurse including professional, ethical and legal requirements
  • Immunisation history complies with NSW Health Policy Directive 2020_017

Please ensure you review the instructions on how to upload this document as applicants that do not address the criteria may have their application automatically culled.

Closed 6 months ago
Closed 6 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Health, Nursing and Midwifery

  • Work rights:

    New Zealand Citizen, Australian Permanent

  • Locations:


  • Closing Date:20th Jul 2021, 1:59 pm


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