Graduate Nurse Program

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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Albury/Wodonga
Reference: VG/20190611_01
Closing Date: 19-Jul-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: Registered Nurse - Registered Midwife Position Description.pdf (PDF, 290KB)

Contact: Sue Scheetz, Graduate Program Coordinator
(02) 60517 443

Position Details

Graduate Nurse Program

Fixed Term Contract / 64 hours per fortnight


Albury Wodonga Health invites newly-qualified Registered Nurses to apply for our 12 month Graduate Nurse Program. This program, designed to provide support in the transition from student to practitioner, offers rotations to various clinical areas across Albury and Wodonga campuses.


Commencement dates are February and May 2020.


AWH offers full orientation and training, salary sacrifice and the opportunity to be a part of a supportive and friendly team within a growing organisation.


Candidates must meet the following mandatory criteria to be eligible to apply:


  • AHPRA registration prior to commencement
  • Completion of the undergraduate course within the previous 12 months
  • Not currently in a graduate program
  • Registered with Computer Match


Entry to the Graduate Program is via the Victorian Nursing Computer Match System. You must register online for a computer match account prior to submitting your preferences. To access these services, go to Applicants will not be considered unless they participate in this system


  • The Computer Match process commences June 10th 2019, with the applicant entering their priority list online. Electronic applications will be received by AWH between June 10th and July 19th, 2019


When completing your application, ensure you attach the following:


  • A cover letter: (maximum 1 page)
  • A current CV: (maximum 2 pages) outlining your employment history and all clinical placements during your undergraduate degree
  • A transcript of academic results
  • 2 recent summative (final) clinical appraisals with Educator comments (formative  / interim appraisals are not required)
  • 2 professional referees (contact details to include telephone number & email address)


Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Nurses (Victorian Public Health Sector) Multiple Business Agreement 2016-2020.


Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia).  Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment.


Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.


This is a Category A position.  Successful applicants of Category A positions must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement.



AWH is unable to support applicants requiring sponsorship


More information


Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position.


Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Sue Scheetz, Graduate Program Coordinator on (02) 60517 443.


Apply Now


AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


Apply via this website, go to 'Apply Now' (at bottom of page) to complete the Application Form. Please ensure that each Selection Criteria is addressed. For further guidance and examples on how to write a response to the key selection criteria please refer to


Also ensure you attach a cover letter and a copy of your resume (including names and contact details of two professional referees). Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached; however this is limited to 5 documents of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.


NB if you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please email Please note this address is for enquires only and applications cannot be submitted via this email.


Applications not received via the Vic Government Careers system by the closing date will not be accepted.





Closing Date: July 19th, 2019

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