Position Details
Reference Number 11940
Position Title The Wesley Hospital - Graduate Registered Nurse Program
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity The Wesley Hospital
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 1
Position Summary

The Wesley Hospital is one of Queensland's largest private hospitals. With over 530 beds, the hospital offers a comprehensive range of clinical services across 35 areas of specialty with over 800 accredited referring specialists.


As a Wesley Hospital graduate you will be part of a world-renowned health care team, working in one of Queensland’s most complex and high acuity hospital environments, with state of the art facilities.


We have become leaders in graduate support, retention and success within the Health Care Industry and offer a comprehensive 12 month graduate program that includes:

  • General, Oncology and Theatre streams;
  • Rotations through your specialties of interest;
  • Full orientation and preceptorship program;
  • Training, support and mentoring from our dedicated team of clinical educators;
  • Extensive educational opportunities, including structured graduate study days, graduate specific education sessions, formal courses, workshops and career planning;
  • Graduate support meetings;
  • Supportive ward cultures.

Areas of speciality available for  graduate rotations include: Orthopaedics; Women’s Health, midwifery, vascular, plastics; Cardiology; Neuroscience;  General Surgical, Oncology, Palliative Care, Rehabilitation and Acute Medical, Urology; Respiratory; Coronary Care and Dialysis (2nd rotation only); Theatre – Scrub/Scout .


Working at UnitingCare Health


As a Wesley Hospital graduate you will also be an employee of UnitingCare Health, an organisation recognised as a leader in the provision of quality health services. It is one of the largest non-profit private hospital groups in Australia, administering over 1030 licensed hospital beds and employing in excess of 4500 staff across our four Queensland-based hospitals.


As a UnitingCare Health employee, you will have access to discounted hospital services, gymnasiums, staff health and wellbeing programs, bursaries and scholarships, salary sacrificing options which substantially increases your take-home pay, and significant professional development opportunities.




The Wesley Hospital mid-year Graduate Registered Nurse Program commences Monday 21st August 2017. To be eligible for this program you must be registered with AHPRA before August 2017 and be either an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, or New Zealand passport holder.


Want more information?


For further information about The Wesley Hospital or our Graduate Program, please visit our website www.wesley.com.au/careers/graduates-and-students, or contact our Clinical Support Educators:

Want to Apply?


To apply for The Wesley Hospital Graduate Program, please click on the link below. You will be requested to respond to some brief selection criteria questions and be required to attach your cover letter and resume.


Applications close: Sunday 2nd April 2017


Please note: Applications for our 2018Graduate RN In-take will open in July 2017

Selection Criteria Essential: Are you an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or New Zealand passport holder?
Essential: Will you be eligible for Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) by August 2017?
Essential: This position works on a rotational roster, which includes night shifts, weekends, public holidays, and on call rosters for Theatre staff. Do you agree to the terms of the rotational roster?
Essential: Are you able to work the hours required for the program? The Wesley Hospital Graduate program is full-time (76 hours per fortnight).
Essential: Are you currently employed by a UnitingCare Health hospital?
Essential: Have you completed a clinical placement with a UnitingCare Health hospital? If yes, please indicate which hospital and dates. (Please note, completing a Clinical Placement with a UCH hospital is NOT an essential requirement for consideration to the UCH Graduate Program).
Essential: Please list your clinical placements chronologically. Please indicate: 1. Facility Name, 2. Specialty and duration of placement.
Essential: Please indicate the clinical stream you wish to apply for: 1. General, 2. Perioperative (Theatre) or 3. Midwifery / Nursing.
Essential: Please indicate the month and year your graduated / will graduate from your Nursing degree.
Contact Person Sally Epple
Contact Number 0
Contact Email sally.epple@uchealth.com.au
Closing Date 02/04/2017
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