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3 – 2024 Graduate Nurse Program Aged Care Stream

Program Overview

This program commences January 22nd 2024.

There are 4 positions at 0.8 EFT (8 days per fortnight).

This graduate program is designed to help the Graduate Nurse transition from student to Registered Nurse and to provide consolidation of knowledge and skills whilst using a holistic approach to the delivery of nursing care in the Aged Care setting.

This is an exceptional opportunity in gerontological nursing. Graduates will have the opportunity to commence studies in a Postgraduate Certificate in Gerontological Nursing.

Support available

  • Graduate Nurse Coordinator
  • Clinical Nurse Educators
  • Clinical Support Nurses
  • Clinical and non-clinical staff
  • Orientation time
  • Supernumerary time
  • Paid Professional Development days
  • Simulation sessions
  • Access to Elearning programs
  • Internal in-service programs
  • Accommodation available on site




Information sessions

Zoom facilitated information sessions will be offered in May and June.

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact the Graduate Coordinator 54855279 for a link and password for zoom sessions or for more information.

How to apply

Register with Post Graduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV) Allocation and Placement Service (APS).

Click to apply

List Echuca Regional Health Graduate Nurse Program as a preference.

Nominate 2 referees. Provide name, position, email and phone contact details of each referee.

Submit application via the Echuca Regional Health Website and choose Echuca Regional Health Graduate Nurse Program.

This link will become available on 5 June 2023

Key Selection Criteria

KSC1 Sound level of knowledge and skill relating to nursing care and the clinical environment appropriate to the position.

KSC2 Commitment to ongoing learning and the ability to accept constructive feedback and appropriate direction.

KSC3 Ability to set goals and objective and meet deadlines as required.

KSC4 Commitment to working as part of a team and the ability to work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team.

KSC5 Commitment to completing all requirements of the graduate nurse program continuing professional development.

KSC 6 Knowledge of contemporary nursing issues, trends and research.

KSC7 Commitment to quality assurance and quality improvement activities.

Documents required for application

Cover letter (1 page)

Curriculum Vitae: please include a list of dates and organisations where placements have been undertaken during Undergraduate Studies.

Academic Transcript: we understand that this will not yet be complete.

Police Check for 2023.

Working with Children Check.

NDIS check.

Two Clinical Placement Reports:  We require the entire document preferably from an acute placement in final year. We understand that you may not have completed 2 final year placements so please forward a second-year placement report from an acute placement if needed.

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