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Graduate Registered Nurse


  • 12 month position – 64 to 80 hours per fortnight
  • Supportive and welcoming team environment
  • Located near the Great Ocean Road at Timboon, South West Victoria


About the role

The Graduate Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing support to the Acute nursing department, and contributes to the success of the organisation by delivering a standard of nursing care commensurate with ANMC – National Competency Standards for the RN.

TDHS offers Graduate RN’s:

  • Comprehensive Orientation
  • Supernumerary time
  • Support from highly skilled staff
  • Education days throughout the year
  • Opportunity for ongoing employment on completion of the program


Duties include:

  • Provision of direct patient care through a consumer centred approach and within the Registered Nurses’ scope of practice that they are educated, competent and authorised to perform
  • Ensures all work is completed accurately, on time and in accordance with Timboon and District Healthcare Service (TDHS) policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated support and partnership with all TDHS managers and staff for the purpose of promoting quality initiatives and creating a centre of excellence.


This position offers hours between 64 – 80 per fortnight. Terms and Conditions of Employment will be in line with the Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020-2024. Our recruitment process matches the PMCV Allocation and Placement Service timeline and eligibility criteria.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Eligibility for registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board (AHPRA)
  • Completed your nursing course between July and December 2022
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment
  • Strong computer literacy



  • Staff fun days and charity fundraising
  • Remote Area Housing Tax Concession for remote area dwellers
  • Salary packaging up to $9,010 p.a.
  • Meals and Entertainment Benefit up to $2,650 p.a.
  • Novated leasing
  • Access for employees and their family to the Employee Assistance Program providing emotional, financial and legal support 24/7
  • Staff Car Park


How to apply/enquire

To apply, submit your application via email to including a Cover letter addressing the key selection criteria, CV and a minimum of 2 referees.

Applicants must also register with Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV) Computer Match to be considered for this position.

For more information on this position contact Michelle Selten or Margaret Allan, Nurse Unit Managers on 03 5558 6000 or

Applications close: Friday 8th July 2022

All successful applicants are required to satisfactorily clear a National Police Check (conducted by TDHS) and a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Check and Working with Children Check (provided by you). All successful applicants will be required to obtain the annual influenza and COVID-19 vaccinations.

Download Position Description (pdf)

About TDHS

TDHS is a regional multi-purpose healthcare provider, supporting the local Corangamite Shire since 1955. TDHS is situated in Timboon, which is only minutes from the Great Ocean Road and set amongst natural bushland and lush pastures. Timboon and District is widely known as a regional artisan hub and is home to the Timboon-Camperdown Rail Trail and great surfing spots and beaches, while the regional city of Warrnambool is only 50 km away.

Our team of approximately 100 employees service across acute, residential, community aged care and a comprehensive suite of primary care services. Our team are passionate about delivering high quality patient centred care, and always work towards continuous improvement. We demonstrate and promote a culture of ICARE which aligns with our values of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.

For more information visit our website


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