2019 Graduate Midwifery/Nurse Program

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The Warrnambool campus has recently undergone a major capital redevelopment and is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia. South West Healthcare is the major clinical and specialist referral centre for South West Victoria. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds (216 acute, 36 aged care and 30 mental health) and an extensive range of primary and community services. The town has a population of over 33,380 and is a popular seaside resort located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. Warrnambool’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth. The promenade is very popular and you can walk, run, ride or skate along this scenic trail. Almost every year between June and September the Southern Right Whales return to the waters off Warrnambool and often swim within a hundred meters of the shore.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - full time or part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: South West - Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1344176
Closing Date: 20-Jul-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description Registered Nurse Midwife - Grade 2 2018.pdf (PDF, 315KB)

Contact: Human Resources

Position Details

Graduate Midwifery/Nurse Program (GMWNP) applications for South West Healthcare are now invited for the 2019 year. To be eligible for these positions you must have completed a double degree in both Nursing and Midwifery.

All our (GMWNP) positions are subject to the state-wide Computer Matching process, conducted by the Post Graduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV). All graduate midwifery/nurse posts are allocated in Victoria through this Computer Matching Service. The rules for GMWNP eligibility and matching to all the Hospitals in Victoria are governed by PMCV in conjunction with the Victorian Government funding body, Department of Health and Human Services. To be eligible for GMWNP in Victoria you must be a graduate of a Victorian University and a Victorian permanent resident. Graduates of interstate Universities or full-fee paying Victoria graduates can still apply for a limited number of places. Refer to PMCV guidelines and website for full details www.pmcv.com.au

Warrnambool is a thriving seaside city with a population of over 34,000, and South West Healthcare's hospital is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia.  This enables us to provide world best-practice treatment, care and support to a catchment population of 110,000 spread across 10,323 square kilometres. Only three hours drive from Melbourne with a direct train service four times per day, there are excellent facilities for education from preschool to university level, and opportunities to participate in all areas of the creative arts and sport.

South West Healthcare has approximately 22,400 admissions and 26,500 emergency department attendances per year.

For further enquiries regarding the role, please contact Jen Sheen (Midwifery Educator) on (03) 5564 4055 or email jsheen@swh.net.au

Application Information:

All applicants must apply through both PMCV and South West Healthcare's website, following the links to Careers and must include:

  1. One page covering letter addressed to Julianne Clift (Director of Nursing) indicating why you would like to undertake a Graduate Nurse Program at South West Healthcare
  2. Curriculum Vitae/Resume (maximum two pages), including two professional referees and one non-clinical referee
  3. Copy of your academic transcript to date (including grading key)
  4. Copy of two most recent clinical placement assessments
  5. Copy of passport styled photograph of applicant

Personal interviews will be conducted with shortlisted candidates on Friday 10th August 2018 in Warrnambool.

Applications will close on Friday 20 July 2018.

Note: Upload is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.  If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: humanresources@swh.net.au Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

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