Sitting, Person, Senior Citizen, Couch, Furniture




Sleeve, Clothing, Long Sleeve, Person, Furniture, Pants, Female, Chair, Hand, Senior Citizen
Shorts, Clothing, Apparel, Person, Wood, Plywood, Flooring, Shoe, Footwear
Person, Sitting, Couch, Furniture, Living Room, Indoors, Room, Patient, Flooring

Registered Nurse - Graduate Nurse Transition Program - All Sites

  • Adelaide, SA, Australia
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Jul 24 2022

Calvary HealthCare South Australia

  • Calvary Adelaide Hospital
  • Calvary North Adelaide Hospital
  • Calvary Central Districts Hospital


Graduate Registered Nurse Program

  • Join one of Australia’s leading health, community and aged care providers
  • 12 month program with secured ongoing employment
  • Excellent salary packaging options available


About the role

We are looking for the best Graduate Nurses in the state to join our team and we’ll give you the best first-year development program in return!

We have multiple positions available at all three of our private hospitals in Adelaide, South Australia, at Calvary Adelaide, Calvary North Adelaide and Calvary Central Districts. Calvary offers a fantastic nursing experience in a wide range of clinical areas.

All Calvary hospitals are recognised as centres of excellence, certified with the capacity to provide comprehensive care to all patients.

Calvary Health Care is a Catholic not-for-profit organisation, continuing the Mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a values based organisation.


Why Calvary?

Begin your career at Calvary Health Care South Australia! We employ our graduates in a permanent capacity with the desire to develop your skills clinically and professionally to continue to grow long after the program finishes.

Exclusive to Calvary Private Hospitals, our One plus Graduate Nurse Transition Program is based on a best practice Transition Changes Model, to support you to be the best you can be in your professional practice. Our Graduate Nurse Transition Program Coordinators are dedicated educators to facilitate your program and provide exceptional support via monthly meetings, tailored study days and assistance and supervision in the clinical space as day to day check-ins.

The graduate registered nurse transition program runs for 12 months, with two 6 month clinical rotations available across the diverse range of specialties within our hospitals.


What you bring  

  • Be a recent graduate of a Bachelor of Nursing.
  • Be available to work a 24/7 roster
  • Have no more than 3 months full time experience as a Registered Nurse
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation



This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:


About Calvary

Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas.  Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.

Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need.  We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.


How to join the team

To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application addressed to the GNTP Coordinators. Applications will only be considered if they are completed in full.

Required supporting documents:

  • Resume, with full clinical reference list included
  • Cover letter
  • Your TWO most recent summative clinical placement reports only, with attendance lists if available. Upload as one file.
  • Working with children check
  • Your UNOFFICIAL or OFFICIAL academic transcript. Must show courses completed and GPA to date.
  • Placement history evidence: (Download File Placement History Evidence RN.docx)

Please read and follow the attached GNTP Handbook (Download File CalvarySA_GNTP_booklet_AW_2023.pdf) to ensure you are completing your application correctly.

Please see for more information about the SA GNTP. 

The “Selection Criteria Response PDF” has been integrated into the application as mandatory fields. You no longer need to upload an additional document for this as explained in the Recruitment Handbook.

Please ensure your application is complete before submitting, as it is not able to be edited after this point.



Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.

Positions involving regular contact with children or work in close proximity with children on a regular basis, will be required to obtain a WWCC Clearance as a condition of employment.

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

Apply Now

Refer someone to this job

Not You?

Thank you

Similar Jobs

Enrolled Nurse - Graduate Nurse Transition Program - All Sites

CHC Adelaide Ltd [ADEL] Hospitals Private 500980 Adelaide SA Australia Adelaide, SA, Australia SA Nursing
We are looking for the best Graduate Nurses in the state to join our team and we’ll give you the best supported beginning to your career in return!

Graduate Registered Nurse

CHC Riverina Ltd [RIV] Hospitals Private 500302 Wagga Wagga New South Wales Australia Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia, 2650 NSW Nursing
Calvary Riverina Hospital is inviting new graduate Registered Nurses to apply for their post graduate transitional program!

2023 Graduate Registered Nurse Program

CHC Tasmania Ltd [CHCT] Hospitals Private 500971 Hobart TAS Australia Hobart, TAS, Australia, 7000 TAS Nursing
Calvary Hobart is pleased to offer recently graduated Registered Nurses the opportunity to apply for our comprehensive 2023 Graduate Nurse Transition Program (GNTP).

Didn't find what you are looking for? Register your interest to be kept up to date with job alerts!

Not You?

Thank you