As a UnitingCare Health graduate you will have the opportunity to work within one of our world-renowned health care teams in some of Queensland’s most complex and high acuity hospital environments. Our 95% retention rate of graduates within the first two years, indicates our graduates are committed to providing excellent patient care, and believe UnitingCare Health is a truly great place to work.
UnitingCare Health is one of the largest not-for-profit private hospital groups in Queensland and is a service group of UnitingCare Queensland, along with UnitingCare Community and Blue Care.
The hospital group is a major provider of healthcare services in Queensland which operates almost 1 000 licensed hospital beds and employs over 4 100 people in its four hospitals:
UnitingCare Health offers Graduate Registered Nurse and Enrolled Nurse Programs, dependent upon organisational requirements, at the following hospitals: The Wesley Hospital, St. Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital and St Stephen’s Hospital.
The graduate programs at each of these hospitals will vary slightly in duration, fortnightly hours of work, and rotations offered. Please see table below for more information on Graduate Registered Nurse and Enrolled Nurse Programs for each facility.
For further hospital information, including graduate brochures and flyers, please click on the relevant hospital link below.
Full-time 76 hours/ fortnight
After completing your first 6 month rotation or graduate year, and depending on your area of interest, you will be eligible to apply for a position in one of the following critical care areas:
Mid-year 2017 Applications open 20/3/17
12 months (non rotational placement with permanent position upon completion)
The Wesley Hospital Graduate Enrolled Nurse Programs are advertised regularly throughout the year. Please visit this link for current vacancies.
2018 intake to be confirmed
Please note: all areas may not be available for every intake of graduates or every rotation.
Maternity / Nursing Stream:
This program allows midwives to work across all areas of midwifery, including birth suite, antenatal, postnatal and special care nursery as well as including a general medical or surgical rotation.
Operating Theatre – Scrub / Scout
Our reputation for graduate support has become a benchmark for other programs within the industry and there are a number of things which set UnitingCare Health apart:
Uniting Care Health Graduate Programs (Please note dates may be subject to change)
The UnitingCare Health recruitment process is designed to learn about you as a whole person – not just your clinical skills as a nurse. The selection process enables us to assess your clinical knowledge, how you go about your work, your motivational fit with the organisation and your career goals.
The recruitment process will include the following steps:
(Includes intakes for the Wesley Hospital and The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital)
Applications will open via SEEK and our e-recruitment system on Monday 10th July 2017.