Graduates and Students

Graduate Program

As a UnitingCare Health graduate with St Stephens Hospital you will have the opportunity to work within ​a world-renowned health care team in one of Queensland’s most complex and high acuity hospital environments. Our 95% retention rate of graduates within the first two years indicates our graduates are committed to providing excellent patient care, and believe UnitingCare Health is a truly great place to work.

Graduate Nurses Program UnightingCare Health

UnitingCare Health is one of the largest not-for-profit private hospital groups in Queensland and is a service group of UnitingCare Queensland, along with UnitingCare Community and Blue Care.

The hospital group is a major provider of healthcare services in Queensland which operates almost 1 000 licensed hospital beds and employs over 4 100 people in its four hospitals:

What sets a UnitingCare Health Graduate Program apart?

Our reputation for graduate support has become a benchmark for other programs within the industry and there are a number of things which set UnitingCare Health apart:

  • High quality hospitals with state of the art facilities
  • Choice of rotations within diverse clinical specialties
  • Options of specialty Perioperative and Oncology Programs
  • A genuinely caring environment with an established network of support services for graduates
  • Extensive educational opportunities including structured graduate study days, formal courses and workshops
  • Planning and establishing a career path beyond your graduate year

2019 Programs Duration Hours Streams on offer Intake
2019 Graduate Registered Nurse Program - Mid Year 12 months (fixed- term) Part-time 48-64 hours/ fortnight
  • General
  • Perioperative
Applications for 2019 MID YEAR Program open 01/04/2019
2019 Graduate Enrolled Nurse Program - Mid Year 12 months (fixed- term) Part-time 48-64 hours/ fortnight Successful candidates will be placed according to hospital requirements. St Stephen's Graduate Enrolled Nurse Programs are advertised regularly throughout the year.
2020 Graduate Registered Nurse Program 12 months (fixed- term) Part-time 48-64 hours/ fortnight
  • General
  • Perioperative
Application Date for 2020 Program to be confirmed

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