Position Details
Reference Number 15551
Position Title Mid-Year Graduate Registered Nursing Program
Employment Status Fixed Term Part Time
Entity St Andrews War Memorial Hospital
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 1
Position Summary

We are currently inviting applications for our 2018 Mid-Year Graduate Registered program for St Andrews War Memorial Hospital.


As a UnitingCare Health graduate with St Andrews, 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 St Andrews War Memorial is a truly great place to work.


As a leader in technology and innovation, St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital not only has one of the highest acuity rates of Australian hospitals but is renowned for its extensive history of best practice clinical outcomes and range of specialist services. St Andrews offers:

  • 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 highly-skilled Educators offer a genuine, supportive experience for our graduates and work closely with you to ensure you are continually learning and expanding your skills.


For our Mid-Year program, Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses are invited to apply for our General Stream or Perioperative Stream.


As a high-acuity, specialist facility, your program is non-rotational – allowing you to focus on developing your clinical expertise for the life of your program. Your program will include:  

  • 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 Part-Time, working a 64 hour fortnight (32 hours p/week) for a 12 month fixed term period.  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.


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


Applications open Monday the 2nd of April, and close Sunday the 15th 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, or will you complete them by June 2018
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?
Essential: We are offering a non-rotational General Nursing Program and Perioperative Program. Please list the Graduate Program you are applying for.
Not Essential: Out of interest, have you previously completed a placement at St Andrews War Memorial Hospital? If yes, please specify the area
Not Essential: Out of interest, are you currently employed with UnitingCare Health?
Contact Person Sonya Vargas
Contact Number 3834 4444
Contact Email
Alternate Contact Person Deborah Dickinson
Alternate Contact Number 3834 4444
Closing Date 15/04/2018
Position Description
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