Combined Graduate Nurse/Midwife Plus Program 2023

Job posted: 06/06/2022
Applications close: 04/07/2022 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan, Western Region | Bacchus Marsh

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 45887

Reference: 45887

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan, Western Region | Bacchus Marsh

Western Health is currently seeking applications for the 2023 Combined Graduate Nurse/Midwife Plus Program at both the Joan Kirner Women’s & Children’s and Bacchus Marsh campuses. Western Health has an excellent reputation for providing Graduate Nurse/Midwives with a smooth transition to practice from student to Registered Nurse/Midwife.

The Combined Graduate Nurse/Midwife Plus Program is a 2 year program:

  • Year One – early career supported program rotating across the continuum of pregnancy care and a Nursing Unit

  • Year Two – undertaking two theoretical postgraduate equivalent subjects and options for additional rotations 

This Program is offered at 64hrs per fortnight (0.84FTE).  Four intakes are offered in 2023- February, April, July and October.

Western Health can offer you:

  • A supportive program completing rotations across the continuum of pregnancy care and within a Nursing Unit

  • A comprehensive on-boarding plan, regular debriefing sessions and study days

  • Commencement of career development pathways and post graduate study

  • Ongoing employment in Maternity services (part-time or casual)

  • Ongoing education and career advancement opportunities

This program will be supported by Clinical Midwifery and Nursing Educators and Clinical Support Midwives.

Selection criteria- to be considered for this role applicants:

  • Must be eligible to apply via Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV)

  • Must be graduating as a Registered Nurse and Midwife in 2022

  • Must not have completed a previous graduate program

  • Must eligible to work as a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife in Australia

  • Must have immunisation clearance prior to commencement (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination)

  • Must be registered with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife prior to commencement

Applicants please note the attached Preference Form. Please download, complete and attach under the 'Selection Criteria Response' when submitting your application

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 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.

Combined Graduate Nurse/Midwife Plus Program 2023

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Hayley Pohatu - 0481455099

Combined Graduate Nurse/Midwife Plus Program 2023