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Graduate Programs @ Peninsula Health

Graduate Nurse and Midwife Programs – ALL POSITIONS for 2018 have been FILLED.

Peninsula Health provides an environment of support conducive to the continuing development of the beginning practitioner. Four Graduate Programs are available for newly Registered Nurses and Midwives.

Applications for all programs open on June 5th and close on July 21st.

To find out about what each program offers including the application and interview requirements, join us for an information session and tour on June 7th or 8th.
The 10am information sessions on Wednesday June 7th and on Thursday June 8th are now fully booked.

Information Session Invitation


Graduate Nurse Program – General & Sub-Acute Streams

The Graduate Nurse Program is a 12 month program commencing annually in February. A small June intake is also scheduled. General and Sub-acute Streams are conducted concurrently through the Program. Full time (including ADO) and part time positions are available. All applicants must be registered with Computer Match to be considered for a position in the program.

All program participants complete three clinical rotations: two are core rotations and the third rotation can be an elective rotation in one of the specialty areas listed on the fact sheet. 5 paid Continuing Professional Development days are provided. The content reflects the learning needs of the beginning practitioner. All Graduate Nurses have access to Team App for communication and additional support.

Fact Sheet & FAQs

Application & Interview Guidelines


Graduate Nurse Program – Mental Health

The Mental Health Program offers new graduates the opportunity to develop the clinical and interpersonal skills to promote the wellbeing of individuals in the challenging field of mental health. Graduate Nurses are offered an initial one-year contract to facilitate completion of the first year of the Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Mental Health) in conjunction with Monash University. Graduate Nurses will experience inpatient units within the first year and community clinical areas during the 2nd year of the program (progression to 2nd year is dependent on satisfactory completion of first year both academically and clinically). Each Graduate Nurse will have the opportunity to participate in Clinical Supervision with Mental Health Nurse Educators. This assists with professional growth through reflective practice. All applicants must be registered with Computer Match to be considered for a position in the program.

Fact Sheet & FAQs

How to Apply Guidelines


Graduate Midwife/Nurse (Combined Stream) Program

The Graduate Midwife/Nurse Program is a 12 month program structured to enable the double degree Midwifery/Nursing Graduate to consolidate their learning within the Integrated Women’s Health Unit at Frankston Hospital. Graduates will rotate through all areas of the Integrated Women’s Health Unit, Women’s Services and Special Care Nursery. A 3 or 4 month rotation within a general medical/surgical ward enables graduates to also consolidate their nursing knowledge and skills. All applications must be through the Computer Match system.

Fact Sheet & FAQs

How to Apply Guidelines