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West Metro Covid Enrolled Nurse Transition Program

Job posted: 16/09/2021
Applications close: 07/10/2021 (Midnight)
15 days remaining

15 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 42217

Reference: 42217

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Would you like to participate in a program that will support you to transition to work within a hospital setting? 


West Metro Health Services are partnering to offer a formal program to facilitate the transition of newly graduated and early career nurses into the profession and to optimise preparation for ongoing work within the acute care setting.   The program will include work within Covid Vaccination Hubs and a 4 month rotation into inpatient clinical settings at Western Health. The program will be facilitated by a dedicated Graduate Coordinator linked with site clinical educators supporting your learning and identifying your education needs.    The employment contract on offer is 64 hrs a fortnight for a fixed term to end July 2022 commencing in October 2021.  On successful completion of the program, you will have the opportunity to apply for permanent positions or transition to an ongoing casual contract with Western Health nurse bank.


To be eligible for this program, the following selection criteria needs to be met:



  • hold current registration as an Enrolled Nurse with NMBA

  • have limited or no experience working in an acute care setting

  • have less than 1 years experience working as an Enrolled Nurse

  • have commitment to a 7 day rotating roster contracted to 64hrs a fortnight


If you meet the above selection criteria, please submit your application with CV, cover letter and evidence of registration by the closing date.


About Us


Our workforce of over 9,000 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 comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Bacchus Marsh Regional Hospital and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 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 and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.


Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

West Metro Covid Enrolled Nurse Transition Program

Job type:

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Job classification:

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Contact:

NMWU recruitment team - 83454040

West Metro Covid Enrolled Nurse Transition Program