How to apply

To apply for the Pathway to Specialty Practice program you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Successful completion of a Graduate Nurse Program (by commencement of the program).
  •  Complete the online application for St Vincent’s Specialty to Pathway Program via Workday or on our website. Applications for May intake will open late January.

Step 1 – Preparing your online application

The following documents are to be uploaded (either a separate Word document or PDF):

  • Letter of application, addressed Attention to: Pathway to Specialty Practice program, outlining why you wish participate in the Pathway to Specialty Practice program at St Vincent’s (maximum of one page).
  • Curriculum vitae (maximum of 3 pages).
  • Passport photo of self. 

Additional information required:

  • The name and details of two professional referees. Ensure you inform your referee of your intention to list them.
  • Indicate your stream preference when completing your application through the workday platform.
  • All components of the application are considered when shortlisting applicants for interview.
  • If you require assistance submitting your application online contact St Vincent’s People & Organisational Development (HR) on

Step 2 - Attending an interview

  • You will receive an email from SVHM if shortlisted for interview
  • Interviews will be undertaken virtually via Microsoft Teams

We will be in contact with you following your interview to let you know if you have been successful.