Graduate Program

Interested in a diverse yet personalised graduate experience?

Our Graduate Program assists you to make the transition from student nurse/midwife to an independent professional in a supportive environment.

We Offer:

  • A structured graduate program with rotations through specialty areas
  • A supportive graduate network
  • A preceptor program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • 2 Clinical rotations

Graduates are our future and we offer access to all clinical areas of the hospital as well as fully funded post-graduate programs in clinical specialties after successful completion of your graduate year (funded post-graduate study is available to Australian citizens and residents only). 

Application timeframes:

Darwin Graduate.PNG


The Graduate Program at Darwin Private Hospital is aimed at enhancing the professional development of each graduate by:

  • Recognising and incorporating individual learning needs and personal attributes into a responsive supported education program
  • Facilitating the transition from student to registered practitioner in a supportive clinical environment, utilising clinical teachers, peer support and preceptorship
  • Providing documented evidence of each graduate’s experience as part of their professional portfolio development

Applications open 11th until 27th September 2020, for the March 2021 program and, must be submitted via the Healthscope Careers website:

Items to include in your application are:

  • Letter of application including reason why you wish to join our program and indicating if you have a particular area of clinical interest
  • Curriculum vitae including contact details of 2 referees. One referee must be a clinical teacher, preceptor or other senior nurse that you have reported to during a clinical placement
  • Academic Transcript (unofficial transcript is acceptable)
  • Copies of three recent clinical placement assessments

Sally King, Facility Educator
Darwin Private Hospital
Tel: (08) 8920 6026

Monday 21st September 2020 from 5.00pm – 6.30pm in DPH Boardroom. Light refreshments provided.

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