2019 Collaborative Graduate 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 - Victoria
Reference: VG/1380025
Closing Date: 24-Feb-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Registered Nurse - Grade 2 Yr 1 - Graduate 2018.pdf (PDF, 315KB)

Contact: Human Resources

Position Details

The 2019 Collaborative Graduate Nurse Program (CGNP) is a joint initiative between South West Healthcare - Warrnambool Base Hospital and Terang & Mortlake Health Service. Applications are now invited for the 2019 year. The position will combine Aged Care and Acute rotations with the flexibility to work 64 to 80 hours per fortnight. 

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 Karyn Bentley (Nursing Education Manager) on (03) 5564 4208 or email kbentley@swh.net.au 

Application Information:

All applicants must apply through 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 and Terang & Mortlake Health Service
  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 acute clinical placement assessments
  5. Copy of passport styled photograph of applicant 

Applications will close on Sunday 24 February 2019. We would we seeking an immediate start date. 

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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