Position Details
Reference Number 15550
Position Title Mid-Year Graduate Registered Nursing Program
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity The Wesley Hospital
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 1
Position Summary

We are currently inviting applications for The Wesley Hospital 2018 Mid-Year Graduate Registered Nursing Program.

As a UnitingCare Health graduate with The Wesley Hospital you will work with a world-renowned health care team in one of Queensland’s most complex and high acuity hospital environments. The Wesley is one of Queensland's largest private hospitals, offering the most comprehensive range of private medical services in Australia and the largest private operating complex in the state. We also invest in technology, research, education and community engagement to improve our patients’ wellbeing.


Our high graduate retention rates demonstrate our graduates’ commitment to providing excellent patient care and belief that The Wesley Hospital is a truly great place to work. With over 500 beds, our 2000 employees provide values based holistic care to patients and their families. At The Wesley we care for you for life.


We offer employees: 

  • Generous salary packaging options to increase take-home pay;
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives, including access to staff gym;
  • A prime inner-city location close to public transport.
  • Professional education and support for further learning;


Our Graduate Program:


As a values-based organisation we are committed to providing new graduates with a professional, caring and structured program to support their learning and development.


Our graduate placements are full-time permanent positions, offering you a career at The Wesley after you have completed your program.


Registered Nurses and Registered Nurse/Midwives (dual degree) are invited to apply for our 2018 Mid-Year General Program, Perioperative Program or joint Midwifery/Nursing graduate programs.


Our program includes: 

  • Clinical rotations across diverse specialties, providing you with a challenging and rewarding graduate experience (General and Midwifery programs);
  • Full orientation and preceptored supernumerary program;
  • Training, support and mentoring from our dedicated team of clinical educators;
  • Graduate support meetings and supportive ward cultures; 
  • Extensive educational opportunities, including structured graduate study days, graduate specific education sessions, formal courses, workshops and career planning.

We offer $33.72 p/hour + Super + Allowances. We also offer access to not-for-profit salary packaging designed to increase your take home pay and access to a range of employee benefits!


To Apply:


Please click the Apply button and respond to the relevant selection criteria.


When asked to, please upload a Cover Letter and updated Resume outlining your experience and education. Please upload your last three clinical prac/mentor reports.


In your Cover Letter, please describe what you believe you could contribute to The Wesley Hospital, why you would like to work for us, and which areas of nursing you are most passionate about.


Applications open Monday, 2nd April 2018, until Sunday, 22nd of April 2018

Through our values UCQ are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Selection Criteria Essential: Are you an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or New Zealand passport holder?
Essential: Will you hold registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency by 30 July 2018
Essential: Have you completed your studies within the last 12 months? Please specify the month.
Essential: As a Permanent, Full Time role, you will be required to work 76 hrs per fortnight. Please acknowledge that you are able to work the hours required for the program
Essential: We are offering a General Nursing Program, Perioperative Program and joint Midwifery/Nursing Program. Please list in order of preference the Graduate Programs you wish to apply for. *Please Note: You must be a dual-qualified RM/RN to apply for the joint Midwifery and Nursing program
Essential: This position works on a rotational roster, which includes, day, evening and night shifts, weekends and public holidays. It may also include on call shifts (Perioperative Only). Do you agree to the terms of the rotational roster?
Not Essential: Have you previously completed a placement at The Wesley Hospital. If yes, please specify the area
Not Essential: Are you currently employed with UnitingCare Health?
Contact Person Sally Epple
Contact Number 0732326507
Contact Email Sally.Epple@uchealth.com.au
Alternate Contact Person Clare Quaglia
Alternate Contact Number 0732327046
Closing Date 22/04/2018
Position Description
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