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Graduate Registered Nurse Program - Non PMCV Eligible Candidates

About the Role

Western Health has an excellent reputation of providing Graduate Nurses with a smooth transition from student to Registered Nurses. This is achieved by providing a multi-layered support structure form Clinical Educators through to preceptors.  We offer an extensive orientating at the commencement of your Graduate Program, one further graduate study day during the year and frequent graduate specific in – service sessions.  In our supportive environment Western Health will provide each Graduate Nurse with 2 clinical rotations over our multiple sites.  Our Graduate Nurses are encouraged to preference these to assist building an indvisualised program. 

Essential Criteria

  • Must have completed or completing a Nursing Bachelor Degree from dates of January 2021 to June 2022.

Please see the Western Health Website for further details on the program via the link below:


Applying to Western Health using the online Process. Each applicant must include:

  • Letter of Application (no more than one page)
  • Concise Curriculum Vitae including a list of all undergraduate clinical placements (Hospital, type of ward/experience and number of days). Please include two references.
  • A certified transcript of all results (key to results to be included).
  • Complete copies of two recent clinical placement.  One should be from a recent adult acute placement, it can be from second year if you haven’t had a placement in adult acute 3rd year.  The other clinical appraisal can be from any other clinical placement.  You need to submit your summative appraisals from each clinical placement. If you do not have acute adult placement form 2nd or 3rd year you can use a sub –acute placement from a public hospital.
  • One recent passport sized / style photograph (please embed into your cover letter)

About Us

Our workforce of over 9,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.
Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.
All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.
Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries: Jim Bua
Ph: 0437546282
Position Ref: 43265

To view the position description or submit your application, please click the 'Apply for this job' button below.

Closed 5 months ago
Closed 5 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Health, Medical and Biomedical Science, Nursing

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

  • Locations:


  • Closing Date:10th Dec 2021, 12:59 pm


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