Position Details
Reference Number 14784
Position Title Graduate Nurse Program
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 1
Position Summary

Graduate Nurse Program 

 REF #  A00807


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 Tuesday 28 January 2020
  • 10-11 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 the 19th July 2019, 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: Registered Nurse holding a current registration certificate with AHPRA
Essential: High level of interpersonal and written communication skills
Contact Person Erika Nash
Contact Number 52325377
Alternate Contact Person Ronan O'Sullivan
Alternate Contact Number 52325378
Closing Date 19/07/2019
Position Description
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