Apply now for WA graduate nursing jobs

Graduate nursing jobs are now available. Newly graduated Western Australia nurses are encouraged to apply for a range of new graduate nursing jobs at St John of God Health Care.

St John of God Health Care graduate nursing jobs
23 March 2018

As the biggest private health care operator in WA, St John of God Health Care offers a big range of opportunities for nurses starting their careers, including medical specialities, surgical specialities, mental health and palliative care.

Designed with input from recent nursing graduates, the WA Graduate Nursing Program offered by St John of God Health Care provides first-year nursing opportunities across our Perth hospitals – Midland, Mt Lawley, Murdoch and Subiaco.

The program offers rewarding and varied clinical and academic learning opportunities to guide career pathways.

Jobs available

St John of God Health Care is offering first year nursing positions to Enrolled Nurses (EN) and Registered Nurses (RN) based on two six-month rotations with various different opportunities to work in our WA hospitals. 

Applications for these job opportunities closed on 30 April 2018.

Benefits of St John of God Health Care’s graduate nursing program

Successful applicants will benefit from:

  • Permanent placement options on successful completion of first year
  • Completion of the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing from the University of Notre Dame Australia (for registered nurses)
  • Great long-term career prospects 
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • A variety of exciting and innovative learning opportunities
  • Qualification allowance paid on successful completion of post graduate qualification
  • Specialised supervision and support in the clinical area
  • Staged area specific skill acquisition
  • Possibility to rotate across hospitals

Find out more about our Graduate Nursing Program.


Register your interest online to hear more about our graduate programs, including key dates for application intakes.

You will then receive further information and updates on our program recruitment via email.

Our graduate nursing program offers:

  • First year nursing and midwifery opportunities with one of Australia’s largest healthcare providers
  • Programs for graduate registered nurses, enrolled nurses and midwives
  • A range of clinical rotations within a 12 month program
  • Diverse pathways to practice – including intensive care, maternity, community nursing, emergency departments and mental health
  • A comprehensive orientation program followed by ongoing academic and clinical support with links to nursing research

The St John of God Health Care Graduate Nursing Program offers a range of job opportunities across a number of our WA and Victorian hospitals. If your application to the program is successful we will ask you to nominate your hospital preference. 

All applications will be assessed and successful candidates shortlisted. These candidates will then be asked to complete an online video selection interview.

Graduate nurses who are successful in this video interview will then attend a group interview at one of the St John of God Health Care hospital's offering graduate nursing positions.

St John of God Health Care usually recruits twice a year for graduate nursing jobs. Recruitment opens in March/April for a program commencing in July/August and then again in October/November for a program starting in February the following year.
Our Human Resources Department will communicate with successful and unsuccessful applicants once all interviews and stages are complete.
We encourage all applicants to have a current or very recent clinical facilitator/supervisor as your main reference. We also require that one referee is your current employer.