Registered Nurse - Graduate - February 2025 - Mater Private Hospital Mackay

Job Description

Are you a newly qualified Registered Nurse ready to kickstart your career? Look no further! Mater Private Hospital Mackay is now accepting applications for our highly sought-after graduate program. Join one of Australia's largest and most experienced healthcare service providers and embark on an incredible journey. The position is offered at 64 hours a fortnight on a permanent basis with the duration of the graduate program being 12 months, from here you will transfer into a Registered Nurse post-graduate position. Don't miss out - the program begins on 17 February 2025!

At Mater, we pride ourselves on offering a top-tier program for graduates with a Bachelor of Nursing. Prepare to be supported by a team of experienced senior clinicians and practice development staff, all working together in an interprofessional model of care and education.

Salary: $41.47 per hour + 11.5% super + generous not-for-profit salary packaging + access to many staff benefits!

Are You the Perfect Fit? Let Us Nurture Your Potential!

We're searching for enthusiastic and dedicated Registered nursing graduates (or soon to be Registered nursing graduates) who are passionate about learning and growing in a world-class healthcare setting. Join us at Mater and benefit from our strong values, exceptional education, robust support system, and valuable coaching and mentoring opportunities.

If you've completed a Bachelor of Nursing within the past 12 months and have less than six months or 900 hours of post-graduate Registered nursing experience, we want to hear from you! Bring your nursing passion and dedication to excel in your career, and together, let's make a difference.

Why join Mater and the graduate program 

Our graduate program is a transformative year of practical skill development, designed to equip you with the knowledge and expertise to deliver safe and comprehensive care. Throughout the program, you'll have the chance to:

  • Engage in Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Create a professional portfolio, promoting self-reflection and enhancing your skills
  • Benefit from mandatory education opportunities
  • Set and achieve personal learning goals

But that's not all! You'll also gain invaluable clinical experience, supported by learning modules, workshops, and a collaborative team of interprofessional clinicians. Mater is Queensland’s largest and most innovative not-for-profit healthcare service, providing care for almost 700,000 patients a year across a network of 11 hospitals.

We are a leader in healthcare, education and research — and that’s because we employ exceptional people. #MAKEYOURMATERMOVE

  • Via salary packaging arrangements, allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increase your take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses via salary packaging
  • Access to leading education and professional development via Mater Education
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business/venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation/Other
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

Ready to take the next step in your nursing career? Submit your application before Sunday, August 18th, at 10pm.

Please note, you will need to upload references as part of your application. To access the template, please visit the Mater Graduate Recruitment Portal.

Find out more about living in Mackay by visiting our Local Living page.

For more information, visit the Mater graduate Website. Please note that due to the high volume of interest, we may not be able to contact all applicants immediately. Rest assured, we'll be in touch within a few weeks after the portal closes.