Indigenous Graduate Nurse & Nurse / Midwife

Central Gippsland Health is proud of its links and working relationships with our indigenous community. Under the provisions of the Post Graduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV) computer match process for nurses, applicants who are of indigenous or Torres strait islander descent are eligible to submit early applications to health care services and can also receive early Graduate year offers.

At Central Gippsland Health (CGH) we aim to provide exceptional person centred care and to create a culture that is truly inclusive, people focused and capable of delivering great results for our community.

In 2021, CGH will be offering up to 15 positions (inclusive of indigenous positions) in our Graduate Nursing Program (General stream) and up to 2 positions (inclusive of indigenous positions) in our Double Degree Graduate Nursing/ Midwifery program:

When deciding where you will be completing your Graduate year, it is really important that you find a program that is the right fit for you.

Here at CGH, we work hard to provide our graduates with a program that supports and challenges you to become the best nurses that you can be. Our smaller cohort size enables our graduates to establish close supportive bonds that you will take with you throughout the course of your graduate year but also last though out your career.

In 2021 our program will be offering all applicants:

  • Your choice of 0.8 EFT or 1.0 EFT
  • A GNMP Coordinator designated to the wellbeing and success of Graduates at Central Gippsland Health
  • A 12 Month supported program (February 2021 – February 2022)
  • Paid annual leave
  • Paid study days (throughout the course of the year)
  • 2 x days of extensive organisational
  • Free uniforms
  • Paid supernumerary days in each rotation
  • Clinical support with a team of highly experienced educators and preceptors
  • An online learning program on Moodle specifically set up for the GNMP
  • A certificate and badge upon completion of the program
  • Free car parking
  • Salary packaging
  • Free Wi-Fi and MIMS app
  • 24/7 swipe card access to the CGH library with expert help being offered by Librarian
  • The opportunity to join an active social club
  • Access to the CGH staff wellness programs

And in addition to this, applicants who are of Indigenous or Torres Strait Islander descent will receive:
* Additional support from the CGH Koori Liaison team
* Additional paid leave to attend culturally significant events.

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