Graduate Nurse - Barwon Health & Barwon South West Rural Health Services Collaborative


Barwon Health.

Job Type


VIC Regional ( Geelong Hospital )

Graduate Nurse - Barwon Health & Barwon South West Rural Health Services Collaborative

Build a healthier community with Barwon Health!

As part of Barwon Health's commitment to innovation, a new and exciting opportunity is now available within our graduate nurse program.

You will work within the Barwon Health and Barwon South West Rural Health Services Collaborative Program; working at both The Geelong Hospital and Lorne Community Hospital. This program aims to give graduate nurses the opportunity to gain experience in both the regional and rural health care setting. Program participants will be supported by the Graduate Team, attend study days and graduate professional development sessions. Graduates will have the opportunity to complete competencies, gain valuable clinical experience and have opportunities for ongoing employment at the completion of the program.

We are recruiting:

2 newly graduated Registered Nurses - 64 hours per fortnight.  (Starting January 13, 2014)

53 weeks program

Application Process

To be submitted on-line: 

Letter of application (no more than one page)

CV clearly stating all clinical placements (name of health service, dates of placement) and 2 clinical referees.

Statement addressing the following question (no more than 1 page) "Compare and contrast the role of the registered nurse in both the rural health care setting and regional health care setting".

To be submitted via mail:

Certified copy of academic transcript

Certified copies of all clinical appraisals from the final 2 years of your program

Please post to:

Ms. Kelly-Ann Humphrys

Graduate Programs Coordinator - Nursing & Midwifery

Nursing Education & Training

Barwon Health

PO Box 281

Geelong, Vic 3220

Reference #, 137002

Location, The Geelong Hospital, Other

Key Contact, Kelly-Ann Humphrys (03) 4215 3264

Closing Date, 12/11/2013