Apply now for graduate nursing jobs

Graduate nursing jobs are now available. Newly graduated nurses in Western Australia, Victoria or New South Wales are encouraged to apply for a range of new graduate nursing jobs at St John of God Health Care.

St John of God Health Care graduate nursing jobs

11 June 2019

As the third largest private hospital operator in Australia, St John of God Health Care offers a big range of opportunities for nurses starting their careers, including experiences in medical specialities, surgical specialities, mental health and palliative care.

Designed with input from recent nursing graduates, the national Graduate Nursing Program offered by St John of God Health Care provides first-year nursing opportunities across our hospitals in:

  • Perth – Midland, Murdoch, Mt Lawley and Subiaco
  • Regional Western Australia - Bunbury, Geraldton
  • Melbourne – Berwick and Frankston
  • Regional Victoria – Ballarat, Bendigo, Geelong, Pinelodge Clinic and Warrnambool
  • Sydney – Hawkesbury

The program offers rewarding and varied clinical and academic learning opportunities to guide career pathways.

St John of God Health Care is offering first year nursing positions to enrolled nurses (EN) and registered nurses (RN) based on two six-month rotations with various different opportunities to work in our hospitals.

Apply now



Applications close 23 June 2019 and positions start 10 February 2020. 

Register your interest online to be kept up to date regarding future application intakes.

Benefits of St John of God Health Care’s graduate nursing program

Successful applicants will benefit from:

  • Great long-term career prospects
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • A variety of exciting and innovative learning opportunities
  • Specialised supervision and support in the clinical area
  • Staged area specific skill acquisition
  • Possibility to rotate across hospitals

Find out more about our Graduate Nursing Program.


Register your interest online to hear more about our graduate programs, including key dates for application intakes.

You will then receive further information and updates on our program recruitment via email.

The St John of God Health Care Graduate Nursing Program offers a range of job opportunities across a number of our WA, NSW and Victorian hospitals. If your application to the program is successful we will ask you to nominate your hospital preference. 

All applications will be assessed and successful candidates shortlisted. These candidates will then be asked to complete an online video selection interview.

Graduate nurses who are successful in this video interview will then attend a face to face interview at one of the St John of God Health Care hospital's offering graduate nursing positions.

St John of God Health Care usually recruits twice a year for graduate nursing jobs. Recruitment opens in June/July for a program commencing in February the following year and then again in February/March for a program starting in July.
Our Human Resources Department will communicate with successful and unsuccessful applicants once all interviews and stages are complete.
We encourage all applicants to have a current or very recent clinical facilitator/supervisor as your main reference. We also require that one referee is your current employer.