Frequently Asked Questions

When are the 2023 program intakes?

St Vincent’s, Melbourne (SVHM) are offering the choice of three intakes for the 2023 Mainstream, Care of the Older Person and Aboriginal Graduate Nurse Programs-January, March and May. The Perioperative Graduate Program that will have one intake commencing in January.

How many positions are available?
100+ positions at 0.8 EFT (equivalent to 4 days per week).

Does St Vincent's participate in the PMCV (computer match) process?
For 2023, our Mainstream and Perioperative Graduate programs will be part of the PMCV process. The care of the Older Person (COOP) program will be outside this process but the application timeline will be the same as the other programs. 

How many rotations do you offer and do I have a preference?
SVHM offer two rotations within the 12 month program (6 month duration for each). Clinical rotation preference forms will be sent out to successful candidates to complete after PMCV results are released.

When do applications open?
The 2023 Graduate Nurse Program online applications open via Workday on Monday 6 June 2022 and close Friday 8 July 2022 (same dates as PMCV)

Who do I address my cover letter to?
Address applications to Sarah Britten and Paula Titford, Graduate Nurse Program Coordinators.

When will interviews be held?
St Vincent’s interview process will take place from Monday August 15 to Friday August 26 2022. Our shortlisted candidates for interview will be emailed a notification by SVHM.

International and interstate candidate interviews will be scheduled for the same timeline as above.

What does the interview process involve?
The interview process is currently under review due to continuing COVID-19 restrictions and will be confirmed in the coming months.

When do I find out if we have been successful in obtaining a position?
For the PMCV process, successful candidates will be contacted by SVHM within 24-48 hours of computer match results being released. The match release date is Monday 3 October 2022.

Successful COOP candidates will be notified by mid to late September.

My clinical reports are extremely long. Do you want every page included?
Yes. Every page must be included in your application. If you require assistance uploading your reports to your online application, contact St Vincent’s People & Organisational Development (HR) on 03 9231 1500

Do I need to certify my documents?
SVHM will accept documents certified on the front page with certification stating that the document is in its entity with the amount of pages. Electronic clinical reports do not require certification.

Do you accept International and interstate applications?
Yes. SVHM follows PMCV guidelines giving preference to Victorian applications. International and interstate applications can only be considered post PMCV results for Mainstream and Perioperative Programs but still need to apply to SVHM at the same time as everyone else.

International and interstate candidates will be considered for the COOP Program (outside the PMCV process)

Graduate Nurse Hotline: (03) 9231 2244
Graduate Nurse Coordinators: SVHM.Education.GNP@svha.org.au