2020 Rural Graduate Nurse Program

Registered & Enrolled Nurses

Rural Northwest Health is an award winning small health service

with a focus on improving local health outcomes.

Preparing our future clinical leaders

Applications are currently open for Rural Northwest Health’s

2020 Rural Graduate Nurse Program
Registered and Enrolled Nurses


The Rural Northwest Health graduate nurse program offers a diverse range of rural experience. We ensure our graduate nurses gain experience to grow abilities and capabilities that are highly sought after in both rural and metropolitan health care. Our program is a launching pad for your career.

Our graduates are supported with-

  • Paid professional development days
  • Extensive orientation
  • Supernumerary shifts on each rotation
  • Acute and Aged Care rotations including experience in our internationally recognised Memory Support Unit for people living with dementia
  • Aged Care specialty option is available
  • Optional rotation to Ballarat Health Services for Surgical specialty (for Registered Nurses)
  • Regular debriefing
  • On-campus accommodation at reasonable rates
  • Flexibility in contracted work hours to suit your needs – from 24 – 40 hours per week

Our Graduate Nurses are vital members of our team who contribute to Rural Northwest Health providing best practice health care and services to our rural communities.

To apply for our program-

  1. Bachelor of Nursing graduates – apply through PMCV (Computer Match) and list Rural Northwest Health in your preferences or-
  2. Diploma of Nursing graduates – apply directly to Rural Northwest Health to applications@rnh.net.au

Applications close on 26thJuly 2019.

Applications must include-

  • A cover letter (maximum 1 page)
  • Current CV which includes clinical placement details
  • A certified academic transcript
  • Complete copies of your two most recent clinical placements
  • Tworeferees, including one from a direct clinical supervisor. Please ensure contact details are accurate.

We provide generous salary packaging benefits, car parking, support with accommodation and an innovative, friendly and supportive team environment.


For more information and to view the full position description please visit-



or contact

Breanna Stonehouse

Clinical Support Nurse

T: 5396 1200


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