New Nurse Graduate Program


New Nurse Graduate Program


New Nurse Graduate Program thoroughly equips and trains ambitious graduates to provide world-class health care to people in the community.

Vitalis Health and Home Care is an integrated health care provider, a nurse-led organisation, with a focus on hospital avoidance services.

Vitalis is accredited by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS). This hospital grade accreditation means provision of care patients can depend on and trust in the comfort of their own home.

  • Be thoroughly trained to provide world-class health care to people.
  • Receive an accelerated pathway to a career in nursing.
  • Join an organisation that has the same values and aspirations as you.
Key Dates:


9th January - 6th February 2023

Interview Dates:

13-27th February 2023

Start Date:

27th March 2023

To Apply:

1. Write a cover letter and answer the following:

  • Why are you applying for this program? Try to avoid using the words ‘passion’ or ‘dream’. 250 words or less.
  • What was your favourite subject and why? 250 words or less.

2. Attach your current CV.


Or visit our Job Openings page, find the listing 'New Nurse Graduate Program' and then follow the steps.


  • Must be completing your nursing degree between: 1st June 2022 - 31st May 2023. Note: completion means final result received that leads to initial AHPRA Registration as a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Must meet all the requirements to be registered as an RN with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) prior to the agreed date of employment commencing.
  • Must be an Australian Citizen or hold a visa that allows AHPRA Registration and ongoing full-time employment in Australia.

Study Topics and Training will include:

  • Adult Pain Management
  • Palliative Nursing
  • Basic Life Support Training
  • Bowel Management
  • Aged Care Nursing
  • Between the Flags
  • Diabetes
  • Patient Centred Care
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Management of patient with respiratory condition 
  • Tracheostomy Nursing
  • SPC Nursing
  • Wound Management
  • Venepuncture
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Sepsis
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD)
  • CVAD
  • WH&S
  • Conflict Resolution


  • An accelerated pathway to Critical Care and ICU
  • 2 rotations in the placement period
  • Smaller groups
  • Regular training days
  • Hands-on mentoring from our Clinical Manager and Clinical Nurse Educator

Still have questions?

We have two intakes per year so to check our dates or for more information, please call our head office 1300 848 254 and ask to speak with Sonia de Burgh.

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