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2020 Graduate Nurse Program - Registered Nurse


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2020 Graduate Nurse Program - Registered Nurse

Djerriwarrh Health Services (DjHS)

Djerriwarrh Health Services (DjHS) is a dynamic and rapidly expanding public health service providing acute, community and residential care services to the City of Melton and Shire of Moorabool in Melbourne's Western suburbs. The hospital has a brand new renovated maternity unit and birthing rooms and is currently undertaking a Theatre re-development project and establishing a Level III Special Care Nursery, both due to open mid-June 2019.

We offer a positive, friendly and supportive work environment to enable you to consolidate the fundamentals of your nursing practice. We focus on your ongoing professional development by offering an extensive orientation program along with 5 paid study days throughout your program. DjHS also offers salary packaging (up to $9010 per annum) and free parking at all of our sites.

In 2020, DjHS have 8 positions available for newly graduated Registered Nurses to join our innovative Graduate Nurse Programs (GNP). You will be employed on a 12 month fixed term part time contract (64 hours per fortnight).

All applicants must be eligible to register for the PMCV Computer Matching process. Please visit to determine your eligibility.

DjHS is offering two streams within the GNP:

General Stream (4 positions):

The general stream commencing January 2020, is a collaborative program run in partnership with Ballarat Health Services. During the program, participants will complete 3-4 rotations in the following areas:

  • Operating Theatre
  • Medical & Surgical Unit
  • Acute Unit at Ballarat Health Service (BHS)
  • Currently negotiating a rotation in an additional area at DjHS

Primary Care Stream (4 positions):

The primary care stream commencing February 2020, includes the following three rotations:

  • 6 months - Primary Care at Bacchus Marsh Medical Centre OR Renal Dialysis Unit at Melton Health
  • 3 months - Medical & Surgical Unit
  • 3 months - Grant Lodge Residential Care Facility

Please include the following documents in your application:

  • Cover Letter (please include preference of stream)
  • Resume (with photo embedded within document). Please include a list of all undergraduate clinical placements (location, type, hours).
  • Certified Academic Transcript (with key attached)
  • Certified copies of 2 Clinical Assessment Tools from acute placements (preferably one from second year and one from third year)
  • Contact details (phone and email addresses) of 2 clinical referees (preferably one from second year and one from third year)

If you are unable to meet the documents criteria, please contact the Graduate Programs Coordinator to negotiate your submission.

You are required to upload your documents in two separate files - it is recommended to combine cover letter, CV and academic transcript into one file and clinical assessment tools into the second file.


Further information requested on application:

  • PMCV registration number
  • Expected date of completion of studies
  • Contact details (phone and email addresses) of 2 clinical referees (preferably one from second year and one from third year).

Applications Close: Friday 19 July 2019

Applications must be submitted online - to apply for this position click Apply Now

The successful applicants will be required to provide a current Police Check and Working with Children Check prior to the commencement of employment.

For enquiries regarding the program or the application process, please contact:

Chelsea Cornford

Student and Graduate Nurse Coordinator

Djerriwarrh Health Services


Ph: 03 5367 9824

Djerriwarrh Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Applications Close: 19 Jul 2019