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Position Details
Reference Number 10067
Position Title Graduate Nurse
Employment Type Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Location West Gippsland Hospital - Warragul
Enterprise Agreement Classification Nurses & Midwives - RN GRADE 2 YEAR 1(GRAD YR)
Hours 80
Position Summary

Graduate Nurse and Midwifery Program - *Midwifery Discipline*

Registered Nurse Grade 2 – Full or Part time (1 year fixed term commencing January 2019)


West Gippsland Healthcare Group are now accepting applications for our 2019 Graduate Nurse and Midwifery Program.

Our program is based at the West Gippsland Hospital (Warragul) where we offer an interesting, challenging and well supported Graduate Program in an attractive rural environment.


We are offering positions in the following disciplines:

  • Acute
  • Combined Midwifery/Nursing (Double Degree)
  • Midwifery
  • Sub-Acute

Each discipline consists of a number of differing streams.

Applicants are invited to apply for one or more steams of interest.


This advert is for Graduates wanting to apply under the 'Midwifery' discipline.

Rotations within this stream will include Midwifery and Theatre.


Successful candidates will be able to nominate their preference for either a part time (32 hours per week) or full time (40 hours per week with ADO accrual) working arrangement.


In order for your application to be considered, as per PMCV Computer Match guidelines, you must be either:

  • A Victorian trained Nursing/Midwifery Graduate (citizen/permanent resident)
  • A current Victorian resident – Distance Education Nursing/Midwifery Graduate
  • An Australian Interstate trained Nursing/Midwifery Graduate (citizen/permanent resident)
  • A New Zealand trained Nursing/Midwifery Graduate (citizen/permanent resident)

You must also:

  • Be eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse and/or Registered Midwife with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Have not previously participated in a Graduate Nurse or Graduate Midwifery Program
  • Have not previously been matched to another Health Organisation via PMCV for a 2019 Graduate Program
  • Have completed your Nursing and/or Midwifery degree in January-December 2018 academic year

Further information

For further information regarding the Graduate Nurse and Midwifery Program, contact Wendy Ruddell, Continuing Education & Support Coordinator on 03 5624 0528 or email .


Application Process

In order to be considered, you must lodge your application via the below link AND register with the PMCV Computer Matching Program.

The following items are mandatory for all applications:

  • Letter of application (cover letter) addressed to Wendy Ruddell
  • Resume inclusive of a passport sized photo and 3 professional clinical nursing referees (preferably from mid second year and third year)
  • Response to Key Selection Criteria
  • 3 clinical appraisals (preferably most recent and including either a medical or surgical appraisal)
  • Up to date certified Academic Transcript (Education Certificate)

If you have any issues lodging your application please email

Applications are open until 14 October 2018. No late submissions will be considered.


Please note that due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide individualised feedback to unsuccessful candidates.

Contact Person Wendy Ruddell
Contact Number (03) 5624 0528
Contact Email
Alternate Contact Person Felicity Belstead
Alternate Contact Number (03) 5623 0834
Closing Date 14/10/2018
Position Description
PD Registered Nurse - Graduate June 2018.pdf Open
Application Guide View Guide
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.