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Graduate Nurse Program 2023

As one of Australia’s most innovative health and aged care providers, we champion life for every person in our care and for our team.


About HammondCare

HammondCare is an independent Christian charity that has been serving families in Australia since 1932. We are an organisation that is led by our values – our passion is improving quality of life for people in need, regardless of circumstances.

We seek to set the global standard in relationship-based approach to care, across our health and aged care services, inspired by the knowledge that every person matters.

View just some of the heart-warming stories that show the courage and dignity of the people we serve, along with the passion and commitment of our teams:

About HammondCare Health Graduate Nurse Program 2023

At HammondCare, we value your commitment to a career serving others. The HammondCare Health Graduate Nurse Program is here to assist you transition from student to registered /enrolled nurse by ensuring a safe and supportive environment. 

The 12-month HammondCare Health Graduate Nurse Program aims to provide an engaging and consistent approach for graduate nurses to successfully transition through the clinical specialties of older persons mental health, palliative care and rehabilitation. 

During each rotation you will receive support from the departmental manager, ward educator and the multidisciplinary team. There will also be additional educational and development opportunities within the program.

Key Recruitment dates

  • Applications Open 9am, Wednesday 22 June 2022
  • Applications Close 4pm, Wednesday 6 July 2022
  • Interviews will be held from Monday 8 August 2022 to Friday 9 September 2022
  • Final offers of employment to be finalised by Monday 31 October 2022

Choosing the preferred location

We are currently offering the HammondCare Health Graduate Nurse Program at three of our hospitals.

Southwest Sydney

Braeside Hospital is a 72-bed hospital at Fairfield, that provides inpatient, outpatient and community services. Our specialised health and community services for the residents of South Western Sydney include rehabilitation, palliative care and older peoples’ mental health.

North Sydney 

Graduates Nurses will rotate through both Greenwich & Neringah Hospitals 

Greenwich Hospital is a 67-bed hospital providing specialised health and community services for the residents of Northern Sydney including rehabilitation, palliative care and older peoples’ mental health.

Neringah Hospital is a 19-bed hospital in Wahroonga that provides an integrated inpatient service and a comprehensive community palliative care service to residents in the surrounding Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai areas.

To take part in the Graduate Nurse Program you will need to:

  • Be completing your nursing or midwifery degree between 1 June 2022  31 January 2023
  • Meet all the requirements to become a registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) before the agreed date that you'll start work
  • Hold Australian citizenship or hold a visa that allows ongoing full-time employment in Australia.

Benefits of working at HammondCare

Competitive remuneration

Including not-for-profit salary packaging options

Health & Wellbeing

Including discounted membership to gym and recreation centres through Fitness passport

Blended learning program

eLearning and face-to-face training


Reward & Recognition

We celebrate people who go above and beyond in the work they do

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HammondCare is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity and inclusion. We strive on creating an equal employment environment where everyone from any background can be themselves.

All shortlisted applicants for these positions will be asked to consent to a criminal record check, pre-employment medical assessment, must provide evidence of a 2022 vaccination for the influenza virus and COVID-19, and complete an NDIS Worker’s Screening check.