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Graduate Nurse Program 2025 - Mental Health

LocationThe Alfred
Work TypePart time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 68776
Category: Nurse, Psychiatry
  • Permanent, Part-time- 64 hours per fortnight, Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2 Year 1
  • Graduate Program - (February or August start)
  • Great Staff Benefits, Including Salary Packaging

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.


Our mental health graduate Nursing program at Alfred Health offers a unique opportunity to be your best!

  • Permanent, Part-time- 64 hours per fortnight
  • Graduate Program - (February or August start)
  • Based across The Alfred Hospital's Adult and Aged Inpatient Psychiatry Unit
  • Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2 Year 1
  • Ongoing training and full orientation

About us

Alfred Mental & Addiction Health (AMAH) is responsible for the operation of services, which focus on people with a severe mental illness residing in the Inner South Eastern area of Melbourne.

The single most important goal of AMAH is to create an environment that facilitates clinical recovery, supports individual recovery efforts and strives to minimise service system barriers to the recovery process.

About the role

Join our Mental Health Graduate Nursing program to work with a friendly and supportive team whilst you develop your career as a professional registered psychiatric nurse. We seek graduate nurses wishing to specialise in Mental Health Nursing and offer up to 18 positions in total (15 to Adult and 3 to Aged). Our Graduate Year Program has been developed to provide a supportive environment assisting newly registered nurses to consolidate and further develop their knowledge and skills in Mental Health Nursing.

We are seeking applicants who want to grow as Mental Health Nurses and are seeking long-term career prospects. We also want positive individuals who can contribute to the friendly atmosphere at Alfred Mental & Addition Health.

About you

  • Registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia via AHPRA
  • Australian working rights (Visa holders, please upload your visa and passport with your application)
  • Full Covid-19 and Influenza vaccination
  • Be willing to undergo a Background Check

What's in it for you

  • Regular professional supervision
  • Supportive multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Be involved in an innovative mental health program that is making a real difference

Other benefits 

  • Great employment benefits as part of Alfred Health - Wellbeing initiatives, access to salary packaging, on-site gym, Employee Assistance Programs, novated leasing and discounted health insurance and banking
  • Great work life balance & located close to public transport and cafes

How to apply:

  • Read the Position Description
  • Register with PMCV Allocations service (Computer match)
  • Apply online. You are only required to submit one application to Alfred Health 
  • Use your personal email address instead of your University email
  • You must upload the following mandatory documents:
    - Curriculum Vitae - Cover Letter
    - Academic Transcript
    - Clinical Appraisals
    - Evidence of your COVID-19 vaccinations

Applications close on Friday, 21st June 2024.

For any enquiries, please contact Steve Marum on ph. 9076 6513 or email: [email protected]

Start your career with Alfred Health and APPLY NOW.

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.