Position Details
Reference Number 16061
Position Title Mid-Year Graduate Nursing Program - Registered and Enrolled Nurses
Employment Status Fixed Term Part Time
Entity The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 1
NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Enrolled Nurse - Level 1
Position Summary


Applications are now open from Enrolled and Registered Nurses for our 2019 Mid-Year Graduate Nursing Program at Buderim Private Hospital! 


As a Buderim Private Hospital Graduate Nurse, you will be part of a world-class healthcare team, learning in one of Australia’s most highly regarded and awarded hospitals. With experience that’s nearly 40 years in the making, we’re driven by a desire to consistently exceed the needs and expectations of our patients, their families, and our community.


Over the course of a year and two clinical rotations, we offer the opportunity to consolidate your skills in several specialities – broadening your experience, and setting you up for success.


Supporting you to succeed – your graduate year and beyond

At Buderim Private, we’re proud of reputation for graduate support, retention and success, with many Graduates going on to experience exceptional careers with our family, and beyond. Graduate study days, education sessions, formal courses, workshops and supernumerary hours are just some of the ways we support you in your Graduate year.


Most importantly, we offer educators, leaders and team mates that genuinely care from the heart about your success. Some have been supporting and educating others for over 20 years – so they have a good understanding of what you’ll experience your first year in the real world.


Buderim Private Hospital prides itself on providing career opportunities in a range of clinical specialities. We’re in it for the long haul, which is why we’re committed to your on-going career development post-program and why our program consistently achieves over a 90% retention rate.


Streams to consolidate your skills:


This year, we’re proud to offer opportunities to both Enrolled and Registered Nurses into our General Nursing Stream. You’ll have the opportunity to build your skills in: 

  • Acute Medicine
  • ENT
  • Gynaecology
  • Plastics
  • Mental Health
  • Orthopaedics
  • Urology
  • Vascular
  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgical

We’ll look after you too:

Our people mean the world to us. We do everything we can to ensure they enjoy opportunities and benefits that are as inspiring and rewarding as the fantastic work they do. Flexibility, work-life balance, and a values-led culture are just some of the experiences you’ll have here at Buderim Private Hospital.  


A fixed term opportunity, Buderim Private’s Graduate program offers a competitive salary package, including annual leaving loading, shift loading and more. Free parking also available on site. We offer access to health and wellbeing, financial, retail and lifestyle benefits designed to make life more enjoyable. As a registered not-for-profit, we also offer competitive salary-packaging designed to increase your take home pay.


Take the next step in your career today:

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 also upload your recent clinical prac/mentor reports.


In your Cover Letter, please describe: 

  • What you believe you could contribute to the team at Buderim
  • Which areas of nursing you are most passionate about
  • How this Graduate opportunity will support your long terms goals

Applications open Monday the 11th of March 2019 and close Sunday the 24th of March 2019.


Through our values UnitingCare 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.

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. They can depend on us to speak up loudly for their safety.

Selection Criteria Essential: Are you an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand passport holder?
Essential: Will you hold registration with AHPRA by July 2019?
Essential: Will you complete your studies between July 2018 and June 2019?
Essential: Please list the month AND year you have OR intend to complete your studies:
Essential: Please indicate if you are applying for an Enrolled Nurse or Registered Nurse Program?
Essential: We are offering a rotational General Nursing Program, a joint Nursing and Midwifery Program and non-rotational Perioperative Program. Please indicate your FIRST preference:
Essential: Please acknowledge you are able to work the hours required for the program you are applying for, being 64 hours p/fortnight:
Essential: Graduate positions 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: Out of interest, have you previously completed a student placement at a UnitingCare Health facility. If yes, please specify the area
Not Essential: Out of interest, are you currently employed with UnitingCare?
Not Essential: We are committed to improving work opportunities and environments for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Do you identify and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and if yes would you like our Indigenous Recruitment Advisor to contact you regarding your application process?
Not Essential: Is there anything you would like to make us aware of, such as requirements for additional support or adjustments during the recruitment process or within your role if you were successful? If yes, please outline what support you require:
Contact Person Recruitment Team
Contact Number 0732534388
Contact Email uch.recruitment@uchealth.com.au
Closing Date 24/03/2019
Position Description
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