Nurse Graduate Program

Mater Hospital Sydney

February 2024 Intake RN and EN New Graduate Nurse Program

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Apply today to February 2024 Intake RN and EN New Graduate Nurse Program

At the Mater our patients’ care and recovery is our highest priority.

We work in partnership with our patients and their families to take a compassionate and holistic approach to healthcare. We view nurse graduates as our leaders of the future and that is why we invest in developing you clinically, professionally and personally. Our Program assists in linking theory to practice and challenges you to excel.   

To work at the Mater and be part of our Mater nurse graduate program from February 2020, we are looking for remarkable graduate nurses who:

  • Are highly motivated to professional development and quality improvement
  • Have a strong ability to work closely with interdisciplinary teams and provide exceptional "Person Centred Care"
  • Are able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Are open to respond  to a changing work environment
  • Are accountable for their own practice
  • Have a  commitment to uphold the Mission and Values of St Vincent’s Health Australia


Support at the Mater

Graduate Nurses are supported through a number of avenues including:

  • A dedicated Learning and Development Department
  • Clinical Nurse Educators in all departments
  • Supernumerary time for each rotation
  • Clinical Honours whilst undertaking your Graduate Program aligned with the University of Tasmania
  • Protected Teaching Time
  • Preceptors
  • Facilitated debrief sessions
  • Study days
  • Social nights
  • Individualised learning objective plans

Entry Requirements

Must have AHPRA registration before you can commence the program.
Must have the unlimited right to work in Australia


Application Instructions

Convenient Location

The Mater Hospital is conveniently located less than two kilometres from the city and between the restaurants of Crows Nest and the business centre of North Sydney


Better and fairer care. Always.

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