RMH (NWMH) 2023 Graduate Nurse Program

Job posted: 06/06/2022
Applications close: 08/07/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Graduate, Nursing

Reference: 62680

Reference: 62680

Occupation: Graduate, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

RMH (NWMH) 2023 Graduate Mental Health Nurse Program

  • 12 month program commencing Jan 30th 2023

  • 2 x 6 clinical rotations - within a variety of settings

  • A professional and supportive development pathway for recently qualified Nurses

The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH)

RMH (NorthWestern Mental Health) is the largest provider of Mental Health Services in Victoria.  Our multidisciplinary workforce provides a recovery-oriented approach to care. RMH (NWMH) provides a comprehensive, integrated range of services to people with a serious mental illness in North-Western Melbourne. A workforce of 1,700 staff provides services through four Area Adult Mental Health Services (Inner West, Mid West, North West and Northern), an Aged Persons’ Mental Health Program and a Youth Mental Health Service – ORYGEN Specialist Programs.


Why RMH (NWMH) Graduate Mental Health Nursing Program?

  • A professional and supportive development pathway for recently qualified Nurses

  • Clinical experience in a variety of Mental Health Nursing settings

  • Opportunity to consolidate your theory and refine your clinical skills

  • Prepare you for ongoing employment opportunities

  • Support from experienced nurses and colleagues

  • A range of professional development activities followed by a period of clinical skill consolidation

  • You will be equipped to deliver excellence in person-centred care

  • You will be supported to become a capable and accountable health professional

Your New Team

If you are passionate and interested in joining a program that offers high quality evidence based pathways for emerging mental health nurses then come and hone your skills with like minded graduates in our 2023 graduate mental health nurse program.

Your Contribution

  • Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) in 2023 as an RN

  • Awareness of mental health nursing practice

  • Able to develop skills in risk assessment, mental state assessment, and care planning

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Mental Health Act and other relevant legislation

  • A commitment to excellence in nursing practice and continuing professional development

  • Understand the professional, ethical, legal responsibilities of Registered Nurses

  • Understand the importance of compassionate nursing care which focuses on the best possible patient outcomes

  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • The ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team

Our commitment to you


The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications. 

To Apply


Please refer to the attached Application document. For a detailed overview of the application process please visit:


You can also view a recording of our Graduate Info Webinar that has useful information about the application process.

Please ensure the required application documents are either in Word or Pdf format.


Further Information


For further information please email gpnp@mh.org.au with “2022 RMH(NWMH) Graduate Nurse Program” as the subject header.


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

RMH (NWMH) 2023 Graduate Nurse Program

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Nigel Toomey - 83872739
Katherine Fairest or Kiran Rathore - 83872731

RMH (NWMH) 2023 Graduate Nurse Program