2023 Graduate Nurse Program - BRHS

BRHS is based in a beautiful part of Victoria on the Gippsland Lakes. This role will enable you to pursue your career goals whilst enjoying a fantastic work/life balance as part of a friendly, regional community. BRHS is East Gippsland’s largest healthcare provider and employer offering a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and a range of new opportunities.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1635682
Closing Date: 08-Jul-2022
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Graduate Nurse - BRHS Program - June 2022.pdf (PDF, 569KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Kate Roberts, Graduate Nurse Program Coordinator
03 5150 3617

Position Details

About Us:

As the largest healthcare provider and employer in East Gippsland, Bairnsdale Regional Health Service (BRHS) is a progressive organisation, providing multi-disciplinary services to a growing population.  With over 900 employees and frequent service development and expansion, BRHS offers fantastic opportunities to gain valuable experience and progress your career.  If you choose BRHS, you choose lifestyle, career and community.  With the Gippsland Lakes, beaches, national parks and snowfields on your door step, you will relish a great work/life balance whilst enjoying rewarding community connections through your work and home life.

Why Choose a Graduate Program at BRHS:

We offer a personalised learning program supported by experienced health professionals who are dedicated to seeing you grow and succeed in your graduate year.

  • Our goal is for you to acquire experience and knowledge within a supportive environment, enabling you to become a competent, confident, accountable and professional health care practitioner.
  • We aim to equip our graduate nurses with the skills and confidence to successfully initiate known theory with practice within the health care setting.
  • You will be encouraged to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills throughout the program and into your career.  
  • You will receive regular study days and education sessions and be assigned a preceptor to support your induction and development
  • Future opportunities exists at the completion of your Graduate year with a Transition Program currently available for Year 2 nurses to apply for.

Our Program:

BRHS offers a single Graduate Nurse Program with this program being specific to BRHS and providing the opportunity to consolidate practice in various areas in the clinical setting, including Gippsland Lakes Complete Health (GLCH) in Lakes Entrance.

  • 12 month program commencing January 2023
  • Fixed term, part-time role, 64.0 hours per fortnight
  • 2 x 6 month rotational positions throughout the hospital
  • Rotations are available in; Medical/Surgical, Medical/Palliative/Paediatrics, Rehabilitation and Aged care. Specialty rotations are available in; Dialysis, Emergency, Midwifery (dual degree graduates only), Medical Imaging and Perioperative areas with the opportunity to indicate your preference.

Read our full program brochure at www/brhs.com.au/careers/employment-programs/graduate-nurse-program/

How to Apply:

All applications are to be made by the PMCV computer match process as well as submitting an application online directly to BRHS (by selecting apply now) below and are to include:

  • A letter of application outlining why you wish to participate in this program
  • Responses to the key selection criteria - Skills, knowledge and attributes listed in the position description
  • Resume (with photo attached)
  • Certified Academic Transcripts
  • Certified copies of your last 2 clinical appraisals (one must be 3rd year)
  • Name and contact details of 2 clinical referees

Applications close: 

Friday 8th July 2022 


For more information contact Graduate Nurse Program Coordinator, Kate Roberts on (03) 5150 3617. 

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