Position Details
Reference Number 14992
Position Title Graduate Nurse
Employment Type Part Time (Temporary)
Location Colac Area Health 2-28 Connor Street COLAC VIC 3250
Award Classification Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020 - RN GRADE 2 YEAR 1GRAD YR
Position Summary

Graduate Nurse Program 

 REF #  14992


The Aim 

To provide the graduate nurse with a supported year in a dynamic health service to facilitate the transition from tertiary student to a confident and competent Registered Nurse.


Program Structure

  • Commences Monday 25 January 2021
  • 3 positions available
  • 52 week program
  • 0.8 EFT

Clinical Placements

Three rotations in areas such as:

                Acute Ward, Community Nursing, Urgent Care Centre, Residential Aged Care, Perioperative Services

Supernumerary placement in areas such as:

                Midwifery, Family Services, Community Nursing, Haemodialysis, Perioperative Services, Mental Health


Salary and Conditions

Salary is in accordance with Nurses and Midwives - Victorian Public Sector EA 2016-2020, Salary Packaging is available.

Colac Area Health provides services to staff, such as the social club, employee assistance program, immunisation and smoking cessation.


Application Process

Apply to nursing Computer Match by Wednesday 5th August, 2020, listing Colac Area Health as your preferred option. Apply to Colac Area Health as per the application requirements.


Application Requirements

A cover letter stating why you wish to participate in the graduate nurse program at Colac Area Health,  A concise resume (no more than 3 pages) outlining relevant experience and three professional referees, Two recent clinical evaluations (certified copies), Recent official transcript of results with key of result codes (certified copies)

When registering with Mercury on line please ensure you include a recent photograph in your profile


The successful applicants will be required to undertake a Victorian Police Check and complete a Statutory Declaration as per the Aged Care Principles prior to commencement of employment. Some positions will also require a WWC Check.


 We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Selection Criteria Essential: Registration with AHPRA
Essential: High level of interpersonal and communication skills
Contact Person Erika Nash
Contact Number (03) 52325377
Alternate Contact Person Anne Ditty
Alternate Contact Number (03) 52325377
Closing Date 05/08/2020
Position Description
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