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2022 Early Career Nurse/Midwife Program

Job posted: 22/06/2022
Applications close: 13/07/2022 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 27435

Reference: 27435

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

2022 Early Career Nurse/Midwifery Program



  • Permanent Part Time, 0.8 EFT

  • Commencing 5th September 2022

  • Variety of sites and specialties available


Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general health care services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and health care needs.


About the role


The Early Career Nurse Program (ECN)/ Early Career Midwifery (ECM) Program enables recently qualified Registered Nurses/Midwives who have not undertaken a Graduate Program an opportunity to enter the Eastern Health nursing workforce in a supported program.


You will benefit from a structured, comprehensive induction program, regular study days and support form the Learning and Teaching team.


About you 


To be successful in this role you will possess:



  • Current Nursing/Midwifery registration with AHPRA (or will be registered by September 2022)

  • Have not previously commenced any Graduate Program

  • Have less than 3 years experience as a Registered Nurse/Midwife

  • Full working rights for the duration of the Program

  • A strong commitment to high quality care

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills


How to Apply


Please upload the following to EH mercury:



  • 2 Page CV, including a table of completed clinical placements

  • 1 Page cover letter addressed to Ms Michelle Rutherford, Director Pre-registration and Transition to Practice Programs

  • Official academic transcript (certified- by a person authorised to certify documents in Victoria e.g. Pharmacist, Police Officer etc.). If you have a digital academic record, we also accept this without certification

  • 2 clinical placement assessment tools/appraisals- most recent and relevant to pathway

  • 1 Professional/ workplace referee (or volunteer work)

  • 1 Clinical Placement referee (please upload two clinical placement referees if you do not have a professional referee)


Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.


Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.


What we offer


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range Here!



  • Ongoing employment upon successful completion of program

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals


Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.


Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence


**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

2022 Early Career Nurse/Midwife Program

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

Zaw Pedroni
ECNEDUCATORS@EASTERNHEALTH.ORG.AU
TTP admin - (03) 9895 3372
TTP.ADMIN@EASTERNHEALTH.ORG.AU

2022 Early Career Nurse/Midwife Program