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2022 Graduate Registered Nursing Program | The Wesley Hospital

We’re excited to open applications for our 2022 Graduate Registered Nurse Program at The Wesley Hospital. This year we’re offering streams in General Nursing, Perioperative and Dual Registered Nurse / Midwifery.

About our Hospital:

The Wesley Hospital is one of Australia’s iconic and largest private not-for-profit hospitals with 535 beds, 19 beds in ICU, 19 operating theatres, 3 cardiac catheter labs and 5 birthing suites.

From the heart of Brisbane more than 800 Visiting Medical Practitioners and 2,000 staff deliver personalised care through life’s journey for generations of Queenslanders.

We offer comprehensive care across a wide range of acute, tertiary-level medical and surgical services, and through research and education we’re constantly searching for the latest in treatment techniques and processes. We show consideration for the whole person, and not just their physical health, placing our patients and their loved ones at the heart of everything we do.

Together with St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, Buderim Private Hospital and St Stephens Hospital, we form one of the largest not-for-profit private hospital groups in QLD and are proudly part of UnitingCare QLD.

About our program:

As a Wesley Graduate, you will be part of a world-renowned healthcare team, learning in one of Australia’s most complex and high acuity tertiary hospitals. As one of the country’s most iconic not-for-profit hospitals, the Wesley has been delivering personalised care through life’s journey for generations of Queenslanders.

Over the course of a year and two clinical rotations, we offer the opportunity to consolidate your skills in several specialities; broadening your experience and setting you up for success. Due to our reputation for graduate support, retention and success, we’re proud to have set the benchmark for other programs within the industry.

Supporting you to succeed – your graduate year and beyond:

At the Wesley, we’re extremely proud of the graduate support and learning experience we provide and many of our graduates will go on to experience exceptional careers with our UnitingCare Health family, and beyond. Graduate study days, education sessions, formal courses, workshops and supernumerary hours are just some of the ways we support you in your graduate year.

Most importantly, we offer educators, leaders and team mates who genuinely care from the heart about your success. Some have been supporting and educating others for over 20 years – so they have a good understanding of what you’ll experience during your first year in the real world.

The Wesley prides itself on providing career opportunities post graduate year in over 35 clinical specialities. We’re in it for the long haul, which is why we’re committed to your ongoing career development and why our program consistently achieves over a 90% retention rate.

Streams to consolidate your skills:

We’re proud to offer permanent, full-time opportunities to Graduate Registered Nurses into our General Nursing, Perioperative and Dual Registered Nurse/ Midwifery Streams.

You’ll have the opportunity to build your skills in: 

  • Acute Medicine
  • Cardiology & Vascular
  • Coronary Care
  • Neuroscience
  • Oncology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Palliative Care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Urology
  • Women’s Health & Plastics
  • Midwifery/Nursing (duel degree)
  • Perioperative – PACU and Anaesthetics

Supporting you to support others:

We’ve been caring for Queenslander’s for over 65 years. Whether on the road, in people’s homes or in our hospitals, everything our dedicated team do is built on enabling independence, choice and freedom. We’re proudly not-for-profit and offer you:

  • Not-for-profit salary packaging options: allocate up to $15,900 of your pre-tax income to everyday living expenses, designed to increase your take home pay
  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance
  • Employee assistance, health & wellness programs
  • Values-based culture & rewards and recognition
  • Ongoing learning & development

How to apply:

To submit your application, please ensure you complete the following:

  • Click the Apply button and respond to the relevant selection criteria
  • Upload a Cover Letter and updated Resume outlining your experience and education
  • Please ensure you have clearly listed your completed prac details within your CV

In your Cover Letter, please describe: 

  • What you believe you could contribute to the team at The Wesley
  • Which areas of nursing you are most passionate about
  • How this Graduate opportunity will support your long terms goals

Graduate Program commences February 2022.

Please note:

All communications from UnitingCare regarding graduate programs will be sent via email, so it’s important to regularly check your emails including your junk mail, if applying for a role.

Please ensure the UnitingCare email addresses with the domain names of @uchealth.com.au and @ucareqld.com.au are set to ‘safe” to ensure these domains don’t go to your junk mail.

Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Health, Nursing and Midwifery

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

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  • Closing Date:18th Jul 2021, 1:59 pm


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