Graduate Support Nurse

Job posted: 17/03/2023
Applications close: 02/04/2023 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 33362

Reference: 33362

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Start the new year in this fantastic role within our supportive team
• Salary packaging, great professional development and onsite parking
• Permanent Full time or Part time role located in Frankston

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

The Graduate Support Nurse is responsible for the delivery of practical and applied clinical support to graduate nurses and early career nursing staff in the learning environment, which is responsive to local and organisational priorities, and develops the foundational and specialty knowledge required to deliver high quality mental health nursing care to consumers.
The Graduate Support Nurse reinforces theoretical education and assists learners to develop the necessary skills, attitudes and knowledge necessary for practice as a novice mental health nurse. They act as a professional role model for learners and work within their scope of practice at all times. The Graduate Support Nurse collaborates with managers and staff in the clinical areas to support and promote excellence in clinical knowledge and skills.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
• Registered Nurse with current AHPRA registration
• At least two years of current and relevant clinical mental health nursing experience
• Prior experience in clinical teaching/preceptoring
• Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
• Hold or working towards Postgraduate diploma in psychiatric/mental health nursing or having completed a specialist undergraduate Mental Health Nursing program (desirable)

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:


This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy.

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Graduate Support Nurse

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Belinda Dunsmore (Nursing Recruitment) - 97848509

Graduate Support Nurse