Echuca Regional Health Collaborative Graduate Nurse Program 2018

Echuca Regional Health is located just 200 kilometres north from Melbourne, in the beautiful riverside location of Echuca-Moama. Echuca-Moama offers a wide range of sporting and leisure activities for people of all ages. Whether you are into fishing, water skiing, golf, camping or enjoy fine food and wine, the Echuca-Moama region has plenty to offer.

After a $65 million redevelopment completed in August 2015, Echuca Regional Health comprises 113 beds providing a comprehensive range of services including emergency, medical, surgical, maternity, paediatric, urology, orthopaedic, ophthalmology, dental, chemotherapy and haemodialysis services. Echuca Regional Health encompasses an aged care service, Glanville Village, which accommodates 60 residential beds.

Echuca Regional Health is the largest employer in the Campaspe Shire, employing over 780 staff. The health service has an operating budget of $64 million and returns in excess of $35 million each year to our community in salaries, wages and purchases from local businesses. With a strong focus on increasing our capacity as a sub-Regional teaching health service, Echuca Regional Health employees are dedicated professionals who strive to deliver the best possible care to their community.

Employee and family benefits include:

* Comprehensive learning and development program

* Flexible employment practices

* Salary packaging

* Extended employee assistance program (including support for family members)

* Employee health and wellbeing initiatives

* Employee recognition program

* Free onsite parking.

Echuca Regional Health is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Echuca Regional Health says NO to Family Violence.

Job Details
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Department: Echuca Regional Health
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/ERHCOLGRAD160518
Closing Date: 06-Jun-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Registered Nurse Grade 2 Graduate Nurse.docx (Word, 281KB)

Applying for Work at ERH 2018.pdf (PDF, 124KB)

Contact: Jodie Watson
(03) 5485 5279

Position Details

Echuca Regional Health Collaborative Graduate Nurse Program

The Echuca Regional Health Collaborative Graduate Nurse Program is an exciting regional collaborative program rotating between partnering health services in Echuca. The program offers graduates the opportunity to experience regional nursing in a structured rotational process.

Graduates will complete employment for a 12 month period with a six month rotation at Echuca Regional Health and a further six month rotation at Echuca Community for the Aged.

The program aims to provide a supportive environment by:

  • Providing orientation at both health facilities
  • Paid Professional Development days
  • Ongoing clinical support from clinical educators, preceptors and the Graduate Coordinator
  • Opportunity for exposure to a variety of areas such as Emergency, Palliative Care, District Nursing, Aged Care, Inpatient Rehabilitation, Maternity Ward, Medical nursing, Surgical nursing, Perioperative Unit and Medical Day Treatment Unit

The Graduate Nurse Program is seeking eligible applicants for the Graduate Nurse Program commencing 30 July 2018.  Successful registration with Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV) - Computer Matching Service is a requirement. Please ensure you meet eligibility criteria.

The position is 0.8 EFT (8 days per fortnight, rotating roster).

The position requires registration with AHPRA prior to commencement.

Number of positions: Up to 4 positions 

EBA Classification/Range

Echuca Regional Health: EBA:   

Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016 – 2020

Classification: YP2-YP7

Echuca Community for the Aged:         

EA: Echuca Benevolent Society Inc. (Trading as Echuca Community for the Aged), ANMF & HSU Enterprise Agreement 2014

Classification: Grade 2 Year 1 201

How to apply 

Application process:


And select Echuca Regional Health Collaborative Graduate Nurse Program 

To complete your application you will be required to provide the following:

  • One page cover letter
  • Concise Curriculum Vitae including list of 1st, 2nd and 3rd year placements (hospital, ward area / experience and number of days) *  we understand that  your placements may not be complete for 2018 *
  • Most recent official academic transcript including key
  • Copy of two recent acute clinical assessment documents (in pdf format)
  • Two nursing referees who have directly supervised your undergraduate clinical experience, preferably from a third year placement, ensure you provide phone and email contacts
  • Copy of current police check
  • Completed online questionnaire (during application process)

NB: Prior to commencement of the program, all successful candidates will be required to provide an additional police check checked for employment and working with vulnerable people and less than one year old on commencement.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Jodie Watson, Echuca Regional Health Graduate Coordinator Ph:  03 5485 5279 Email:

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. 

Applications close midnight on Wednesday 6 June 2018.


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