As part of the Healthe Care Group, Wollongong Day Surgery prides itself in the provision of a supportive work environment whilst remaining focused on patient centred care. Our staff are regarded as our biggest, most important resource, resulting in effective communication platforms, procedures designed to keep everyone safe and a work culture of vibrancy, diversity, and inclusivity.
With four (4) operating theatres at Wollongong Day Surgery, the facility performs a broad range of surgical procedures including Ophthalmic, Dental, ENT, Orthopaedics and IVF to name a few.
About the Program
Our Graduate Program is designed to assist the registered nurse make the transition from “study to work”, building confidence in the graduate and cementing best nursing practice. You will learn a broad range of skills across a variety of specialities, guided and supported by qualified, experienced and caring senior nurses and educators. As we are a small facility you will be exposed to and experience all aspects of Nursing which will successfully set you up for your nursing career.
To successfully complete the program, graduates need to complete the 12-month contract where you will be rotated through each of the specialty areas.
The program is open to recent graduated registered nurses, with proven working rights in Australia.
Successfully complete your studies and be eligible to register with the Nurses and Midwives Board of Australia (AHPRA)
Be able to commit to a 12-month program
Work a flexible roster with some O/T as the clinical needs arise
Fulfil the AHPRA English Language Requirements
Be committed to ongoing learning and professional development
Be willing to embrace the values of Healthe Care
All applicants must provide a cover letter addressing the listed criteria per above.
Evidence of your work rights
Examples of evidence which will be required include:
An Australian or New Zealand passport.
An Australian birth certificate (provided you were not born in Australia as a temporary resident. You may need to show electoral roll details to verify citizenship in addition to a birth certificate in some circumstances)
An Australian Citizenship Certificate.
A Permanent Residency Visa
A working Visa
Proof of relevant immunisations for health care workers
Working With Children Check
If the name on any of your documents is different to that of your application form, you must also provide evidence of name change, e.g., Marriage, Divorce or Change of Name Certificate
How to apply
Submitting your application
Please email your cover letter, current Resume and supporting documents to:
Applications close Sunday 23rd July 2023, 11:55pm AEST
It is critical that you provide a valid email address and mobile number on your cover letter and/or Resume, so we may contact you if your application has been successful. If you wish to change any details on your application or withdraw from the process, you will need to contact [email protected].
If your reference checks are favourable, you will then be offered a position within the New Graduate Program. You will have up to one week to accept the offer via email, otherwise, the offer will be withdrawn.
Diversity & Inclusion
It is important that we provide a safe, open, diverse and inclusive workplace where our people are energised by what we can achieve together.
We aim to have a diverse workforce that reflects our communities.
We want our employees to feel engaged, valued and well-supported in their day-to-day roles and in pursuit of their professional goals.
We want our people to feel proud of where they work and the values we share.