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Reference Number 10027
Position Title Graduate Nurse Transition Program (GNTP) - Hobart
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Entity Hospitals
Location Calvary Lenah Valley Hospital, Calvary St Johns Hospital
Award / Enterprise Agreement Classification TAS - Sth Nurse - TAS Sth EN Med End Y2
TAS - Sth Nurse - TAS Sth Registered Nurse L1 Y2
Hours 32
Position Summary

About the role

Calvary Hobart is pleased to offer recently graduated Registered and Enrolled Nurses (with less than 3 months full time experience), the opportunity to apply for our comprehensive 2020 Graduate Nurse Transition Program (GNTP).

This program will offer participants an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based healthcare organisation to gain a variety of clinical experience and professional development in a supported environment, enhancing growth and development as a graduate nurse in the clinical setting. You will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals to deliver a high level of quality, safe and patient-centred care.

The 2020 GNTP may be undertaken at either of our two Hobart Hospitals - Lenah Valley or St John's - and positions are available in a variety of clinical settings.

Successful applicants will be offered permanent part time (0.8 FTE) contracts, with a GNTP component of 12 months commencing February and March 2020.

We recommend that prior to applying you take time to read the Calvary Hobart GNTP Recruitment Handbook, please visit the following link to download and access;


This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:

About Calvary

Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas.  Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.

Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need.  We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.

How to join the team

To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.

Please note: attached to the job advertisement on the Calvary Careers portal are important documents relating to the role. Please ensure you view these documents before beginning your application. It is suggested that you download a copy of these for your reference.

Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

Selection Criteria Essential: At the completion of my Calvary Graduate Nurse Transition Program I hope to have achieved;
Essential: The areas of nursing that have so far been of most interest to me are;
Essential: On a recent clinical placement experience I demonstrated professionalism and effective communication skills by
Essential: I would like to be considered for a position in the Calvary GNTP because;
Essential: Intend to complete your Nursing or Midwifery Degree or Enrolled Nurse Diploma that leads to initial registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse or Midwife or Enrolled Nurse and be ready to commence employment in March 2021.
Essential: Be able to undertake full time or part-time employment (minimum 8 shifts per fortnight) with a 24 hour / 7 day rotation.
Essential: Be willing to embrace the core values of the Little Company of Mary, being Hospitality, Healing, Stewardship and Respect.
Contact Person Sarah Meyer
Contact Number (03) 6278 5159
Contact Email
Closing Date 27/07/2019
Position Description
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Job Demand Checklist
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.