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You should gather all of the information you need to make an informed decision about your application,hospital choice and program prior to applying.

  

You will be able to lodge your application on line via this website. .

At the time of lodging your application you will be allocated a unique registration ID number which you will need to re-access your application.

You can address applications to " Whom it may concern".

Please CLICK HERE to check when applications are closing.

Late applications will not be accepted. You can amend your details or preferences or you can withdraw your application up until the closing date of the intake you are applying for. You will need your unique registration ID number and password to access your application. If you do amend your details or preferences; please remember to SAVE all changes.

Gradplus is available to all recently graduated Registered Nurses, Midwives,Enrolled Nurses,Allied Health and Pharmacy. All applicants must:

  • Successfully complete their study and be eligible to register with the Nurses and Midwives Board of Australia AHPRA
  • Be able to undertake 12 months full-time or part-time employment
  • Overseas students must have documented proof of English Language skills:
  • English Language Requirements
    The English Language Requirements have been determined by AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency).  AHPRA is the governing health professional body and as such, you must meet their registration requirements before you will be eligible to register.  For more information from AHPRA please click on the link below:
    AHPRA Nursing and Midwifery English Language Skills Registration Standard
  • Australian citizenship or a visa which permits employment in Australia.  There will be no sponsorship available for student visa holders.
  • Display effective interpersonal skills and be able to build rapport with a diverse range of people
  • Be able to accept professional accountability for own actions
  • Be aware of own limitations
  • Demonstrate commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Be willing to embrace the values of the “Ramsay Way”. Your letter of application should address the selection criteria above. You may address your cover letter to “Whom it may concern”

Applicants can submit ONE national application 

The recruitment process will include:

  • Your application – which includes your CV, covering letter and supporting documents
  • The interview process.

Application

  • After submitting your online application, you will receive a confirmation email.  This email will contain your unique registration ID number and password.  You will only receive email confirmation if you have provided a correct/valid email address.  You will need to use your unique registration ID number and password if you wish to change any details in your application, or withdraw your application altogether
  • You will be able to change details in your application up until applications close.  If you do change any details always make sure you have saved any changes and that your application status says ‘Applied’ and notWithdrawn’
  • Clinical Placement Assessments may also be known as Clinical Placement Reviews, Summative Assessments to name but a few.  We are looking for formal feedback to see how you, the student nurse performed on clinical placement. If your document is too large, you can submit the pages with the feedback only and take the full document to interview if you are invited to attend

The Interview

More information to follow.

Notification of Offer of Employment

  • You will be advised in writing via email of one of the following outcomes:
    • You have been unsuccessful
    • You have been unsuccessful at your first preference hospital and have been placed on an eligibility list if positions become available at any of the facilities you indicated to in your application that you would be happy for your application to be reviewed at
    • Your 1st preference hospital will contact you either by phone or email and arrange an interview.  You will be advised of the result of your interview after the selection process has been completed.  The date will be confirmed with you at interview
  • If you are offered a position you will have up to two weeks from when you receive your eContract in which to accept the offer or the offer will be withdrawnYour eContract will be sent in writing via email from the National Workforce Planning and Development Department within 7 days of you verbally accepting the offer of employment by the hospital.  You will need to return the signed eContract and Position Description within 10 days of it been sent to you.  All other documentation must be returned to your employing hospital who will also contact you to arrange uniforms
  • Once you have signed and returned your eContract you will be able to access our wonderful online library, details will be provided by your employing hospital

Examples of evidence which may be required include:

  • an Australian passport; 
  • an Australian birth certificate (provided you were not born in Australia as a temporary resident);
  • an Australian Citizenship Certificate;  or
  • a Permanent Residency Visa.
  • Photo ID will also be required.
 

New Zealand citizens residing in Australia who hold a current Special Category Visa have full work rights – you must be able to provide evidence of your New Zealand citizenship in the form of a New Zealand passport or certificate of Status for New Zealand citizens in Australia.

If the name on any of your documents is different from your application form, you must also provide evidence of name change, e.g. Marriage, Divorce or Change of Name Certificate, must be provided.

Please do not assume that we will know you are an Australian citizen. Evidence must be provided.