2022 Barwon Health and Great Ocean Road Collaborative Graduate Nurse Program

Job posted: 07/06/2021
Applications close: 09/07/2021 (Midnight)
25 days remaining

25 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 169666

Reference: 169666

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

As a graduate nurse, do you want to...

Be recognised - enjoy working in an environment that supports and values teaching and learning
Be challenged - work in dynamic, challenging and diverse clinical environments... no day is ever the same!
Be your best - have the support and guidance of a team dedicated to the clinical and professional education of all graduate nurses.

Looking for a graduate nurse program in 2022?

Barwon Health and Great Ocean Road Health are looking for graduate registered nurses to join a well-established and supportive graduate nurse program commencing February 2022.

Great Ocean Road Health provides health, community and Aged care services to the Surf Coast (From Aireys Inlet) and Otway areas. Services are provided on two sites Lorne and Apollo Bay.

Lorne is an idyllic location on the Surf Coast which boasts spectacular coastal scenery, renowned surfing spots and beautiful beaches, which are surrounded by the lush bush and waterfalls of Great Otway National Park.

Program structure

The Graduate Nurse will complete a 6 month rotation at Lorne Community Hospital working across the Acute, Urgent Care and Aged Care units.

The Graduate will also complete a 6month rotation at University Hospital Geelong, Barwon Health.

This program offers graduates a unique opportunity to gain clinical experience in both rural and regional health care settings.

The program offers the following:

  • 53 week program

  • Work 64 hours/fortnight

  • Dedicated graduate team to provide clinical support and guidance to graduates

  • Orientation program and study days throughout the year

  • Supernumerary time in each rotation

  • Weekly graduate professional development and clinical simulation sessions

  • Access to professional development, further learning and completion of competencies

  • Proven opportunities for ongoing employment and career development

To apply:

  • Applications for the 2022 Barwon Health and Great Ocean Road Health Collaborative Graduate Nurse Program are to be made on-line. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please do not email applications.

  • Ensure you are eligible and registered to participate in the PMCV Allocations and Placement Service match. 

  • Upload a current photo of yourself (for identification purposes only)

  • Upload a letter of application (no more than one page), addressed to:

  • Ms. Kelly-Ann Humphrys & Ms. Kellie Thistlthwaite, Graduate Program Coordinator - Nursing & Midwifery,Clinical Education and Training, Barwon Health

  • Upload concise CV (no more than three pages) listing all clinical placements including service name, clinical area, type of placement and dates of placement in table format

  • Name and direct contact details of two clinical referees

  • Name and direct contact details of one most recent employment referee

  • Upload your most recent official academic transcript including the key to results

  • In addition to your application online, please provide your clinical appraisals via post:

  • Must be certified and/or the university stamp or watermark visible

  • 3 most recent clinical appraisal tools regardless of the clinical setting

Please note: for applicants providing printed appraisal tools from PebblePad, documents do not need to be certified.

If at the time of application you do not have 3 clinical appraisals, please submit what you have with a short note to explain your circumstances.

Send your clinical appraisals to:

Ms. Kelly-Ann Humphrys,

Graduate Program Coordinator - Nursing & Midwifery,

Clinical Education & Training, PO Box 281 Geelong, VIC 3220

Applicants progressing to the next stage will be notified via email. Interviews will take place in August and September with the format still to be confirmed due to the ongoing pandemic situation.

Successful applicants will be notified by the PMCV Allocation and Placement Service on Monday, 4th October, 2021.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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2022 Barwon Health and Great Ocean Road Collaborative Graduate Nurse Program

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Kelly-Ann Humphrys - (03)4215 3264
Kellie Thistlethwaite - (03)4215 3264

2022 Barwon Health and Great Ocean Road Collaborative Graduate Nurse Program