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Ramsay Health Care offers a comprehensive program for outstanding graduate nurses and midwives in many of its hospitals, all around Australia.  The program is called GradPlus and is run in New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia and Victoria.


Gradplus NSW provides a friendly, flexible work environment where you are encouraged to develop your practical clinical skills.


Gradplus QLD offers you the opportunity to put your educational experience into practice, in a supportive environment that values personal and professional growth.


Gradplus VIC / SA graduate nurses and midwives programs are designed to develop your skills and opens doors to exciting career opportunities.


Gradplus WA offers you flexibility, choice and opportunity.

**NEW** QLD Allied Health Graduate Programs

To express your interest in these
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Clinical Psychology
Exercise Physiology
Social Work
Speech Pathology
Occupational Therapy

What our Current Graduates say

“Everyone has gone out of their way to be helpful and accommodating, and all the information we have been given is relevant to my ongoing professional development.”
“The graduate facilitators have been outstanding with their support.  They are all so approachable and are willing to help in anyway they can.”
“The best thing about Gradplus is just working with the staff who are happy to accept me as a new graduate and involve me in any new learning experiences.”


  • NSW
  • QLD
  • VIC
  • WA


Preceptor of the month

L-R: Kim Lally, Acting NSW Learning and Development Manager; Therese Towner; Jan Earl; Elaine Lawler, Hesta.

Our August winner is Jan Earl from Northside West Clinic who was nominated by undergraduate student, Jemima Dobbie.

Here is a summary of the wonderful things Jemima had to say about Jan:

“Jan is extremely knowledgeable in her field and always took the time to explain procedures, medications, etc. to me. From my time at the clinic it was obvious to me that Jan was the kind of nurse that went above and beyond for her patients.”

Congratulations Jan!!

Throughout the month of August we had a total of 35 wonderful nominations.

Thank you to all who nominated, and a HUGE thank you to HESTA for sponsoring our Monthly Award.


QLD Preceptor of the Month

Taurai is pictured with the Cairns Private Orthopaedic team

QLD HESTA Preceptor of the Month Award Winner for June 2015
Taurai Mwanza – Cairns Private Hospital

Congratulation Taurai here is a snippet of the fabulous feedback we received about you:

Taurai was friendly, approachable and very supportive throughout the duration of my placement. She had a keen interest in ensuring this was a time of learning and not merely "working". I feel she built a good support with the students and was very professional. A great preceptor! Thank you Taurai


L to R: Caroline Andrew, Andrea Pesek, Michael Finn and David Logan

Andrea Pesek is the HESTA Preceptor of the Year!

Andrea Pesek is an RN on Kennedy Ward at Donvale Rehabilitation Hospital who was nominated by Kym Shergold a colleague from Kennedy.

This is a summary of what the Kym had to say about Andrea:

“I have had the pleasure to work with Andrea for the last few years. There are so many reasons why Andrea deserves this award that I don’t know where to start. Combine excellent nursing knowledge & expertise with total dedication & professionalism. Add to this a warm, vibrant personality who lifts our whole ward and is always loved by any patient in her care. Andrea imparts her knowledge to her students in a warm & friendly manner & always makes their time at our hospital a wonderful one. As a colleague Andrea is a team worker & highly supportive and her unique, fun personality is loved by all.”


December 2015 Preceptor of the Month Award goes to Clair Sitkei, Registered Nurse from Donaldson ward, Hollywood Private Hospital.

Clair was nominated by Fenella Jones, a Graduate Nurse.

This is a summary of what was said about Clair:

“Clair is an excellent preceptor. Day one on the ward, she was thorough in her orientation to the ward. She gave a good explanation of how the chemotherapy worked and the different paperwork involved. Clair is always available to explain anything that was asked of her and was proactive in her supervision role.” Clair is encouraging and always wants the graduates expand knowledge on oncology and haematology. Clair is always making sure I am ok even though it is on her day off. “ I can’t Thank You enough Clair for your support and encouragement, you are a pleasure to have as a preceptor.”

The presentation of the Award was presented in front of Clair‘s colleagues:

A $100 Coles-Myer gift voucher and a HESTA goodie bag were presented to Clair by our generous sponsors HESTA, and the Award Certificate was present by Anne Green, Regional Training and Development Manager of Ramsay Health Care WA.


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