Graduate Nurse Program – Enrolled Nurse



Program Structure

EGHS Graduate Nurse Program for Enrolled Nurses is offered at the completion of the Diploma of Nursing, that is held on-site at East Grampians Health Service.

The program includes:

  • Two Graduate Nurse Program commencement times: end January and start June (will confirm preference with candidates)
  • Three clinical rotations over the year throughout 70 Lowe St, Willaura Healthcare and Garden View Court Hostel
  • Opportunity to rotate one day per week in the In-Patient Unit (IPU – Acute Ward)
  • Opportunity to rotate to Beaufort and Skipton Health Service
  • Two-day EGHS Orientation plus supernumerary days at the commencement of each rotation
  • Three study days throughout the year
  • Clinical support five days per week

Clinical Support

Clinical Support is provided by the Clinical Support Nurse/Educator and experienced preceptors in each clinical rotation. Clinical Support ensures that the graduate nurse develops their skills and knowledge in a safe and encouraging environment.

Clinical Rotations

To foster and develop the foundation skills of nursing, each graduate enrolled nurse will have three month rotations in sub-acute and aged care facilities:

  • 70 Lowe Street — 45 bed aged care facility
  • Willaura Healthcare – 8 sub-acute beds, 2 nursing home beds, 10 aged care beds
  • Garden View Court Hostel – 24 bed aged care facility
  • Opportunity to rotate one day per week in the In-Patient Unit (IPU – Acute Ward)
  • Opportunity to rotate to Beaufort and Skipton Health Service

Why Choose EGHS?

  • Supportive learning environment
  • Diversity of clinical rotations
  • Graduate Nurse study days
  • Access to multiple resources for ongoing professional development
  • Financial support for career progression
  • Corporate uniform provided
  • Free parking
  • Six weeks annual leave during graduate year
  • Café Pyrenees – health food options
  • Salary packaging
  • Close proximity to Grampians, lakes, wine districts and restaurants
  • Easy access to major cities Ballarat, Bendigo and Melbourne
  • Flexible staff accommodation available

Application Requirements

  • Apply directly through EGHS, through the apply online process
  • Full or part time (6 days per fortnight, 0.6 EFT minimum) position
  • Letter of Application
  • Curriculum vitae including names and contact details of two professional referees
  • Academic transcript
  • Integrated Industry Assessment Tool (IIAT) – one from 1st and 2nd year

Applying on-line uploading instructions

Three sections to upload documents as follows:

  1. Cover letter and CV (as one document)
  2. Clinical appraisals (copies as one document)
  3. Academic transcript (one document)

For further information contact:

Training & Development Manager (03) 5352 9404 or education@eghs.net.au 


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