Graduate Nurse and Midwifery Programs

Supporting graduates as they grow and develop with a wide variety of experiences to kick-start a rewarding nursing career.

About our program

Peninsula Health graduate nursing and midwifery programs provide newly registered nurses and midwives with a safe and friendly environment to develop the skills and confidence required to transition from student to health professional. 

Our clinical support nurses, educators and experienced staff work with our graduates in the clinical areas to ensure they feel supported as they consolidate their learning and continue to grow.

Our structured program provides a comprehensive orientation program, study days, regular education sessions, debriefs and ongoing further education opportunities.

All graduate nurses and midwives have a permanent, ongoing position at Peninsula Health. As you complete your graduate year, we encourage you to follow your career goals with a variety of opportunities for further education.

Program streams

Why Peninsula Health?

We are a values-based organisation committed to providing world-class healthcare to patients and families living in Frankston and on the Mornington Peninsula. Here’s some things you can expect from a career at Peninsula Health.

How to apply

Applications for our 2024 Graduate Nurse Program opened on 5 June 2023 and are now closed.

Peninsula Health followed the Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV) guidelines when prossessing, assessing and selecting our graduate nurses. Follow the application guidelines to ensure your application is eligible.

Key dates

5 June 2023Applications open
7 July 2023Applications close
2 October 2023First round offers (PMCV)
TBASecond round offers (PMCV)
TBAFirst round offers (non-PMCV)
January/February 2024Graduates commence

Further information

For more information on this program, download our information booklet.


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