Our Graduate Nurse Programs are designed for first year registered nurses and provide a supportive environment for the consolidation and further development of knowledge and skills, preparing you for future career opportunities.

Seymour Health Graduate Nurse Program

What We Offer

We want to ensure you maintain a healthy wellbeing whilst employed with Seymour Health. To do this, your graduate year is offered on a part time basis – 64 hours per fortnight (0.8EFT), to give you that work life balance, whilst supporting your ongoing study needs.

Rotations are offered in Acute Ward, Urgent Care Centre, Aged Care, Operating Service Suite, District Nursing and Community Nursing.

Our graduate program is designed to assist the Graduate Nurse transition from student to Registered Nurse as well as to provide consolidation of knowledge and skills whilst using a holistic approach to the delivery of nursing care.

Commencement date: 24th February, 2025

How to apply

Applications for Graduate Nurse positions for 2025 open on Monday 27th May 2024 and close on Friday 21st June 2024. Our recruitment process matches the GNMP PMCV Allocation and Placement Service timeline and eligibility criteria.


  1. Register with Post Graduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV) Allocation and Placement Service (APS).
  2. List Seymour Health Graduate Nurse Program as a preference.
  3. Nominate 2 referees. Provide name, position, email and phone contact details of each referee.
  4. Submit application via the Seymour Health Website and choose Seymour Health Graduate Nurse Program.
  5. This link will open on 27th May 2024 and close on 21st June 2024

Documents required for application

Cover letter (1 page).

Curriculum Vitae: please include a list of dates and organisations where placements have been undertaken during Undergraduate Studies.

Academic Transcript: we understand that this will not yet be complete.

Two of your most recent Clinical Placement Reports:  We require the entire document preferably from an acute placement in final year. We understand that you may not have completed 2 final year placements so please forward a second-year placement report from an acute placement if needed.

Responses to Key Selection Criteria.

Key Selection Criteria

KSC1 Sound level of knowledge and skill relating to nursing care and the clinical environment appropriate to the position.

KSC2 Commitment to ongoing learning and the ability to accept constructive feedback and appropriate direction.

KSC3 Ability to set goals and objective and meet deadlines as required.

KSC4 Commitment to working as part of a team and the ability to work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team.

KSC5 Commitment to completing all requirements of the graduate nurse program continuing professional development.

KSC 6 Knowledge of contemporary nursing issues, trends and research.

KSC7 Commitment to quality assurance and quality improvement activities.