Position Details
Reference Number 15527
Position Title Buderim Private Hospital - Mid-Year Graduate Nursing Program - Enrolled and Registered
Employment Status Fixed Term Part Time
Entity The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Enrolled Nurse - Level 1
NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 1
Position Summary

We are currently inviting applications for our 2018 Mid-Year Graduate Nursing program for both Registered and Enrolled Nurses at Buderim Private Hospital.

As a UnitingCare Health graduate with Buderim Private, you will have the opportunity to work with a world-renowned health care team in one of Queensland’s most complex and high acuity hospital environments. Our high graduate retention rates indicate our Graduates commitment to providing excellent patient care, and belief that Buderim Private Hospital is a truly great place to work.


With over 700 staff dedicated to the health of our patients, the latest technology, a wide range of highly qualified specialists and cutting edge diagnostic services, it’s no wonder Buderim Private is rated as one of the best hospitals in Australia. We offer our team:  

  • Generous salary packaging options to increase take-home pay
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives, including free access to staff gym
  • Prime location on the Sunshine Coast
  • Free parking

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 Educators offer a genuine, supportive experience for our graduates, with a choice of rotations within diverse clinical specialities.


For our Mid-Year program, Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses are invited to apply for our General Stream, rotating across a range of clinical areas. Your program will include:  

  • Clinical rotations providing you with a challenging and rewarding graduate experience
  • 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;

These roles will be offered as Permanent-Part Time opportunites, working a 64 hour fortnight (32 hours p/week) on the following base rates:


Enrolled Nurse - $29 p/hour + Super + Allowances

Registered Nurse - $33.72 + Super + Allowances


We 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:

We’re interested to find out why you are choosing to apply to Buderim Private Hospital and what resonates with you about our facility. You may have completed student placement or had a patient experience with us. You may be passionate about our values. In your Cover Letter, please address:

  • Why you are choosing to apply to Buderim Private Hospital
  • Which of our values most resonates with you

Please also upload your Resume and Transcript (to date), and ensure you accurately respond to our selection criteria.


Applications open Monday the 12th of March 2018 and Close the 25th of March 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 OR be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency by 30 July 2018
Essential: Have you completed your studies within the last 12 months?
Essential: Please specify if you are applying for a "Registered" or "Enrolled" Nurse
Essential: This role will require availability to work 64 hrs per fortnight. Please acknowledge that you are able to work the hours required for the program
Essential: This position works on a rotational roster, which includes night shifts, weekends, public holidays, and on call rosters. Do you agree to the terms of the rotational roster?
Not Essential: Out of interest, have you previously completed a placement at Buderim Private Hospital? If yes, please specify the area
Not Essential: Out of interest, are you currently employed with UnitingCare Health?
Contact Person Alex Spencer
Contact Number 075430 3303
Contact Email uch.recruitment@uchealth.com.au
Closing Date 25/03/2018
Position Description
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Clinical - Graduate Registered Nurse.pdf Open
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