2023 Graduate Nurse Program (RN) - General and Mental Health pathways (for applicants ineligible for PMCV process)

Job posted: 11/05/2022
Applications close: 03/10/2022 (Midnight)
51 days remaining

51 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Graduate

Reference: 26968

Reference: 26968

Occupation: Graduate

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

2023 Graduate Nurse Program - General and Mental Health pathways

About Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a comprehensive range of high quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

We have an opportunity to join Eastern Health as a novice nurse, in our 2023 Graduate Nurse Program (General and Mental Health streams).  The positions are part time - 0.8 EFT (64 hours per fortnight)

Please Note: We will be conducting interviews in June/July and offering positions in late October in the event there are unmatched positions following the outcome of PMCV Allocation and Placement Service match (as per the business rules and timelines of PMCV Allocation and Placement Service). 

  • Our Transition to Practice Programs are progressive, responsive innovative and inter professional.

  • We use the latest evidence to develop our program study days together with regular feedback from our graduates. We support and facilitate the development of a well prepared, high quality, safe  nursing workforce committed to improving health outcomes.

  • We have multiple pathways for the Graduate Nurse/Midwifery Program including: 

- General Nursing (6 months in two areas) - see EH website for more details.

- Blended Rural (6 months at Alexandra District Health) and Metropolitan (6 months at Eastern Health)

- Pure Mental Health (12 months)

- Blended Mental Health (6 months) and General Nursing (6 months)

- Pure Midwifery (12 months, multiple rotations) - not included in this advert

- Blended Midwifery (12 Months) and General Nursing (6 months) - not included in this advert

 Our Learning and Teaching team and clinical staff provide a supportive environment that encourages the development of clinical skills, reflective practice and a sense of professional identity and accountability. As a graduate you will be a key participant and contributor to change and innovation and we invite you to join us for an exciting year and future with Eastern Health. 

How to apply 

Please apply only online via EH.mercury.com.au

Please upload the following:

    • 2 Page CV 

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

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

    • 2 clinical assessment tools/appraisals - most recent and specific for the pathway you are applying (does not need to be certified).

      • General Pathway- 2 most recent acute (1 acute, 1 sub-acute acceptable if sub-acute is more recent)

      • Mental Health Pathways- Most recent acute and Mental Health appraisal

* If you do not have appraisal documents please outline this in your cover letter with a rationale

To be successful in this role you should possess:

    • A strong work ethic

    • Highly developed interpersonal skills

    • A strong commitment to high quality care

    • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

    • Excellent communication and organisational skills

What we offer

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

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

  • Applications will be screened upon receipt

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 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.**

2023 Graduate Nurse Program (RN) - General and Mental Health pathways (for applicants ineligible for PMCV process)

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Kat JARVIS - (03) 9895 3372
TTP Administration

2023 Graduate Nurse Program (RN) - General and Mental Health pathways (for applicants ineligible for PMCV process)