2023 All Graduate Support Programs Information Session

The program

Joining our Registered Nurse Graduate Program, you will be welcomed into an environment that cares for its people. Through your 12-month program, commencing in February, May and July, you will develop a sense of belonging and begin your transition into becoming a confident and competent Registered Nurse.

The program operates across eight Epworth sites and offers choice of two rotations across most clinical units, you can tailor your program to meet your own clinical and situational needs. Your individually tailored program offers 4 days of work each week and rotations across areas:

General surgery Plastics 
Thoracic  Vascular 
Neurosurgery  Orthopaedic surgery 
Cardiac  Paediatric 
Day surgery   Gynaecology
Urology  Rehabilitation
Emergency   Medical
Oncology Perioperative
Endoscopy and more  

A multi-tiered approach to your support sees you have access to a designated onsite graduate coordinator/facilitator, educators, preceptors and clinical specialists who will be available to answer your questions and connect you with other people across Epworth.

This program aims to facilitate an increase in your knowledge and skills to perform well in an area of high complexity and to feel confident, competent and valued. To support you further, this program includes a structured theory component, including five development days to share learnings.

Join our graduate program!

  • Permanent / part time
  • Individually tailored 12-month program
  • Consolidate your clinical skills in a caring and supportive environment
  • Discounted private health insurance
  • Ongoing employment opportunities when you complete your program

Epworth locations:

Before starting the graduate program, you will need:

  • to have successfully completed your Bachelor of Nursing qualification within the past 12 months, or anticipating completion by commencement of the grad program
  • to anticipate being granted AHPRA registration
  • an Australian citizenship or permanent residency; OR New Zealand citizenship.

How to apply:

Applications open for the 2023 Registered Nurse Graduate Program on 16th May 2022.

Apply now for 2023 General Registered Nurse Graduate Support Program