Graduate Registered Nurse

Job posted: 27/05/2024
Applications close: 04/08/2024 (Midnight)
15 days remaining

15 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Mount Alexander

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Dhelkaya Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing and Aged Care

Reference: VG/1793822A

Reference: VG/1793822A

Occupation: Nursing and Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Mount Alexander

Dhelkaya Health is a fresh approach to healthcare that is deeply human. Our name, 'Dhelkaya,' derived from Dja Dja Wurrung language, translates to 'being healthy’. It embodies our mission to foster health and wellbeing within our community. Our deep understanding of local knowledge and community needs allows us to address the unique challenges faced by our diverse population. Our history is rich, but our commitment to innovation and evidence-based care ensures that we're constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of our community. Dhelkaya Health’s main campuses are in Castlemaine and Maldon. We also run an Information Hub in central Castlemaine and the Tarrengower Health Service in Maldon. From these locations and across the community, we deliver personalised patient services, residential care, maternity services, NDIS, and community wellbeing services. We value diversity and our staff are encouraged to draw from their identity and culture in being part of a workforce that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive. Dhelkaya Health - Healthier Together.

Position Title: Graduate Registered Nurse

Employment Type: Ongoing Part-time 64 hours per fortnight

Award: Proposed Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020-2024


Role description

Dhelkaya Health is welcoming applications for our 2025 Registered Nurse Graduate Year Program. This is a structured twelve-month program offering three rotations through various departments of the health service designed to consolidate your nursing skills.

About you

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Registration with AHPRA
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member
  • Ability to accept direction and accept suggestions for change to practice as a beginner practitioner
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve
  • Effective time management and organisational skills


Please refer to the relevant attached position description and address the key selection criteria on your cover letter when applying.


Application Process

    • All applicants must be eligible and registered to participate in the PMCV Allocation and Placement Service (listing Dhelkaya Health as one of your preferenced hospitals).
    • Applicants must have completed all clinical placements and be eligible for registration with AHPRA in 2025. The Graduate Program will have a staggered start, with some Graduates starting in late January and others commencing in late July 2025.
    • All applications must include:
      • A cover letter (including passport-sized photograph to match with video interview)
      • A current CV
      • A copy of your academic transcript to-date
      • Two clinical appraisals from placements. Please include a copy of the graded appraisal and signed pages only.
      • Referee checks x 2 completed as part of the PMCV GNMP application process

    Participation in the PMCV video interview between 1st and 4th July 2024

    • Your application receipt will be acknowledged and an email sent when the ranking process has been completed. Interviews outside of the SONRU process are not planned and we will contact you directly if we need further information to aid the process.


    Graduate Year information brochures are available, please email eductrain@castlemainehealth.org.au for a copy or if you have any queries. Alternatively phone the Education Team on 5471 3223.


Culture and Benefits

Dhelkaya Health is located on Dja Dja Wurrung country in regional Victoria. Just a short drive from Bendigo and easily accessed via public transport, the area is brimming with culture that blends the old with the new. Steeped in rich history, the town boasts a vibrant arts scene, historic architecture and is part of the Bendigo Region UNESCO City of Gastronomy. 

Surrounded by scenic trails and a unique natural environment that includes historic goldfields, outdoor enthusiasts can immerse themselves in the beauty of the natural world. Combined with a wide range of sporting clubs and outdoor recreation opportunities, the community offers a rich, diverse culture to enjoy.

From community events celebrating local festivals to grassroots initiatives fostering inclusivity and diversity, this is a place where people come together. At Dhelkaya Health, you'll enjoy all this and a flexible work environment with access to career development pathways that suit your life goals. You'll also benefit from:

  • Stress-free parking: at no-cost close to your place of work. 
  • Salary packaging: to maximise your earnings with options to package meals, entertainment, rent/mortgage repayments, and more. 
  • Healthy and active lifestyle: through access to a free onsite gym and Fitness Passport membership for your family to use in a wide range of gyms, pools, and fitness facilities across the region
  • Health and wellbeing: through a supported work environment that prioritises work-life balance and a health and well-being program that includes an Employee Assistance Program.
  • Building meaningful connections: through the Dhelkaya Health Social Club and a variety of staff events and activities throughout the year held in a friendly, inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome.
  • Home share - If lack of housing is stopping you from applying for a job here, consider Home share. It may help you get started at Dhelkaya Health. See this link for obligation free information.


*All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police check, NDIS (if required) and compliance with Dhelkaya Health Vaccination Policy.

Our purpose and role at Dhelkaya Health is to be Healthier Together – we engage and empower individuals and community through the provision of empathetic inclusive and professional health services.  We want a workforce who share our passion and purpose and is as diverse as the communities we serve. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with a disability, and people of diverse genders and/or sexual orientations.


For further information about this position, please contact Janelle Leech on 03 5471 3227.


Applications close 21st June 2024. 5pm.


Graduate Registered Nurse

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per award


Janelle Leech | 03 5471 3227

Graduate Registered Nurse