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Student Registered Nurse Internship Program - Calvary Hospital

  • Hobart, TAS, Australia, 7000
  • Fixed Term
  • Closing on: Feb 18 2023

2023 Student Internship Program

Calvary Hobart, Tasmania

Commencing April 2023 until Dec 2023

Please note, this is not a paid position


  • Are you a highly motivated and enthusiastic Nursing student with a strong sense of values, commitment and community?
  • Are you looking to secure your entry into the Nursing workforce through direct entry into a Graduate Nurse position at the end of your degree?
  • Application closing date extended until 18 February 2023


Calvary Hobart is once again offering an exciting opportunity to University of Tasmania Bachelor of Nursing 2 year (Accelerated) Hobart based students, to become part of our Student Nursing Internship Program for 2023. This program aims to comprehensively support participants with the development of nursing skills and in the transition from student to graduate nurse.

The internship program will commence in 2023, and consists of 3 blocks of allocated clinical Professional Experience Placement (PEP) throughout the year at Calvary Hobart, ongoing mentorship, performance feedback and performance appraisals.  It is anticipated that all Student Interns will complete the program by December 2023. 

Successful students of this program, upon meeting the selected criteria, will gain permanent 0.8FTE Registered Nurse positions via direct entry to the Calvary Hobart Graduate Nurse Transition Program (GNTP) for 2024.

To be eligible to apply

  • You are a Hobart based first year student (commenced in 2022) who intends to complete the University of Tasmania H3O Bachelor of Nursing 2 year Degree (Accelerated), leading to initial registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA
  • You will be ready (registered) and available to commence employment in your Graduate Nurse role at Calvary Hobart in February or March 2024
  • You will have unrestricted working rights in Australia, or hold an appropriate Visa that allows ongoing full time employment in Australia


About us at Calvary Hobart

Calvary Hobart is a 280 bed, non for profit, mission based leading healthcare organisation, serving the Tasmanian community for over 80 years. At Calvary, our patients and their families expect a highly skilled, compassionate and dedicated workforce. Calvary staff pride themselves on ‘being for others’. The patient journey is at the centre of Calvary’s philosophy within our models of care.

Calvary is a national 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, with over 18,000 staff and volunteers.


As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive, where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.


About you

We are seeking enthusiastic students that embody our mission of ‘being for others’ with a positive solutions focused attitude and a willingness to learn. You will be learning and eventually working in a multi-disciplinary team environment, which will call for excellent communication skills with the ability to be flexible and adapt to change.


What do you bring?

  • Beginning ability in utilising the nursing process in the provision of an excellent standard of nursing care, abiding by hospital policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • A knowledge and understanding of patient centred care.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or within a team environment.
  • Demonstrated satisfactory clinical knowledge and clinical problem solving skills.
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills within a multidisciplinary team and the ability to liaise effectively with patients, their families and members of the community.
  • Ability to identify with and reflect on the Calvary Core Values – Hospitality, Healing, Stewardship and Respect.


Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. 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:


How to join the team 

To apply please submit an online application. 

Please note:

  • Attached to the job advertisement on the Calvary Careers portal are important documents relating to the role. We recommend that prior to applying you take time to read the Calvary Hobart Student Internship Application Information.
  • It is suggested that prior to uploading your application you reduce the size of attached application documents (Clinical placement assessment reports) to sure the completion of your application. 
  • Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia.
  • 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. You will also be required to provide evidence of your WWCC/WWVP check, an up to date police check and immunisation record (Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers) as part of the recruitment process. 
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications.


For any enquiries related to recruitment process and details of the Student Internship positions please contact

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that will support your transition into nursing practise, apply now!

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