Graduate Registered Nurses & Midwives
Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS) is committed to the employment and development of graduate registered nurses and midwives. You represent the future of healthcare and nursing and midwifery professions.
Our transition program will help you reach your full potential and provide exciting and rewarding career opportunities.
Start your career at MNHHS, where our vision, mission and values always puts patients first.
What we offer our graduates
- Queensland Health award based salary
- Generous superannuation and salary packaging
- Formal orientation to MNHHS and the facility/service
- Individualised unit level induction programs
- Dedicated clinical nurse (clinical facilitators) to support your transition
- Transition support programs
- Professional development and diverse career opportunities
- Opportunities to transfer between clinical specialties
- Access to discounted membership and courses through the Australian College of Nursing
MNHHS provides all graduate registered nurses and midwives support as they transition into their new role. Transition processes can be facilitated by:
- transition support programs
- planned skill acquisition/assessment
- seminars/clinical workshops/study days
- self-directed learning activities
- other educational activities.
Transition support programs
Transition support programs are contemporary, post-registration, clinical and continuing professional development programs. They are designed to support the attainment of a competent, safe and skilled nursing and midwifery workforce across the continuum of practice within MNHHS. Some transition support programs will articulate to post-graduate study credits with affiliated tertiary facilities.
Graduate information sessions
MNHHS will host graduate information sessions at Caboolture Hospital, Redcliffe Hospital, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) in July 2017. These sessions provide attendees an overview of the application process and the opportunity to meet with representatives from all MNHHS facilities.
MNHHS graduate timeframes
|MNHHS information sessions|
TPCH – 17 July 2017
|Queensland Government Graduate Portal opens||31 July 2017|
|Queensland Government Graduate Portal closes||25 August 2017|
|MNHHS screening||11 and 12 September 2017|
|MNHHS interview notification||27 September 2017|
|MNHHS interviews||3 October 2017 to 27 October 2017|
|MNHHS interview outcome notification||1 November 2017|
How to apply
All applications for a graduate registered nurse or midwife position must be submitted through the Queensland Government Graduate Portal.
The Graduate Nurse and Midwife Recruitment Prospectus provides graduates with information in relation to the current campaign. It includes details on eligibility and priority criteria as well as general information in relation to your application. It is recommended that all applicants read the Prospectus to ensure they understand and are able to comply with the requirements to apply for a position.
Only complete applications will be accepted.
Complete applications include:
- completion of all required fields on the online application
- graduate summary
- university transcript (unofficial if still studying).
Eligibility to apply
To be eligible to apply, you must:
- have completed your first university undergraduate nursing or midwifery course or graduate-entry Masters of Nursing (whether in Australia or internationally) within the last 24 months (from August 2015 to August 2017).
- be due to complete your first undergraduate (nursing or midwifery) degree or graduate-entry Masters in Nursing (whether in Australia or internationally) by December 2017.
- be eligible to apply for nursing or midwifery registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and fulfil all the requirements of documentation and identity checks.
- provide all documentation relating to residency status (i.e. proof of citizenship/residency) and results from the International English Language Testing System or Occupational English Test at the point of interview (mandatory).
- not have worked as a registered nurse or midwife for more than 6 months full-time equivalent (including overseas) prior to applying to the Queensland Government Graduate Portal.
When to apply
The next round of graduate recruitment for MNHHS will commence in August 2017 for positions commencing between November 2017 and September 2018. Applications must be submitted via the Queensland Government Graduate Portal .
What happens to my application once it is submitted?
MNHHS reviews all applications received. Applications which meet eligibility criteria and priority ranking 1 and 2 will be contacted via email for additional screening information.
Applicants deemed suitable for interview will be contacted.
What to bring to your interview
- All applicants who are offered an interview must provide 2 original referee reports on the MNHHS template. MNHHS does not accept referee reports on other templates.
- To avoid missing out on a position, please follow the requirements for referee reports.
- The referee reports information sheet provides answers to frequently asked questions.
- If you are having difficulty obtaining referee reports, you should contact the graduate recruitment coordinator at the facility of your interview.
MNHHS wait list
Applicants who have been deemed suitable for appointment will receive notification of a wait list position. Please refer to the Wait List Information Sheet for more information.
Frequently asked questions
We have prepared a list of frequently asked questions about applying for a graduate registered nurse and midwife position.