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New Graduate Nurse Programme

The Graduate Nurse Programme continues to be a success. The programme is aimed at nurses who are newly qualified or less than 2 years qualified and wish to gain experience in an acute, fast-paced clinical environment.  

Members of our nursing team offer great support as they mentor the new graduates to gain competency in many clinical skills.

Nurses who successfully complete the 1-year programme, continue their employment in Mater Private Network and as staff nurses, they play an integral role in our nursing team as they continue to build on their nursing knowledge and expertise.

Programme benefits:

  • Commencing November 2021 or once per month for staff with < 2 year experience 
  • Permanent contract – 1st year is on the graduate programme  
  • Generous starting salary 2nd point of staff nurse scale 
  • Three rotation placements

Education week includes: 

  • Lectures from MPN clinical nurse specialists 
  • Mater Private documentation & admission process 
  • Initial supernumerary period in assigned clinical area 
  • Mandatory training: 
  • CPR  
  • Manual Handling 
  • Infection Control 
  • Haemovigilence 
  • Fire Training 
  • Computer Training 
  • I.V. Medication Study Day 
  • Specialties: 
  • Medical 
  • Surgical 
  • Cardiology 
  • Oncology & Haematology 
  • Orthopaedics 
  • Theatre 
  • Anaesthetics and Recovery 
  • ED 
  • Day Therapy (Ward)

Rotation programme

Help decide the pathway of your Nursing Career - Spend 4 months in 3 different specialities.

Entry requirements: 

  • B.Sc. General Nursing 
  • Registered with NMBI 
  • 2 Clinical References 

If you would like to receive the job descriptions please contact our HR department at