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Rebecca Newton Senior Nursing Officer Nursing and Midwifery Office WA Department of Health
Delivering a Healthy WA
What is Graduate Nurse Connect?
Graduate Nurse Connect (GNC) is the centralised on-line recruiting process for graduate nurses wishing to apply for a position in a public hospital or health service within Western Australia.
11 March 2011
EN/RN Conversion students should also apply via Graduate Nurse Connect.Who can apply? Applications are for ALL registered and enrolled nurse students graduating and wanting positions in the first AND second half of 2011. .
ie less than 6-12 months. Eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Agency A new graduate who has not worked as a registered nurse before or has minimal experience as a registered nurse.Am I eligible to apply? Applicants must be: An Australian citizen or have permanent residency status. Students from overseas should check website in November 2010 to find out if vacancies exist. or hold New Zealand citizenship at the time of application. .
. This easy and streamlined process provides a wider choice of employment opportunities.Why should I apply via Graduate Nurse Connect? It is the only way to apply for a graduate position in WA Health Graduate Nurse Connect enables graduates to apply for more than one hospital and health service using just one application.
Who didn¶t get employed? 37 WA registered nurse graduates that applied 24 ENs not offered positions that applied International students ± immigration requires us to employ Australian graduates first ALL other students that forgot to apply . 89% of all RNs offered a position got offered their 1st pref.What happened in 2010? In 2010 we have employed: 507 RN graduates 77 EN graduates Did they get their 1st preference? 90% of all ENs offered a position got offered their 1st pref.
Many applicants use the STAR system: Situation Task Action Result It allows you to provide an example of a situation where you have been able to demonstrate your abilities and knowledge.What about selection criteria? You are required to address Selection Criteria. the actions you took and outcome of your actions. An example is available in the application guide .
health.au **Download Application Guide** Click on the Graduate Nurse Connect link Click on µApply for job¶ .gnc.wa.How do I apply? Go to www.gov.
What will I be asked? Application questions General questions about you and your application Nursing qualifications. have you worked as an EN or AIN before etc? Selection criteria Program preferences You will not be able to find out what the questions are until 19 July 2010 when applications open. ie where you studies. .
Don¶t limit your employment prospects by selecting the same hospital/health service 3 times. .Preferences Select your top 3 employment preferences.
com or phone 1300 733 056 To continue.Managing your application You need to register an email.health. update or change your application/details log onto your Graduate Nurse Connect Account at Jobs WA www.gov.gov.au If you forget your password the system can re-issue a new one.gnc.If you do not receive your password within 1 hour contact email@example.com. For new registrations . Previous users can use previous account. .jobs.wa.au or via link at www.
. you can still edit it up until the closing date (midnight 10 August 2010) Click on the µApplications¶ button Change status from ³applied´ to ³withdrawn´ and hit save.To edit submitted applications or withdraw If you have submitted your application. Make your changes and then ³submit´.
See www. If you do NOT see ³Offer Made´ your application will move to the next round for consideration .gnc.How do I got a job offer? Job offers are only made on particular dates.wa. On these dates: Click on the µApplications¶ button If you see ³Offer Made´: ± Drop down the status list an select ± ± µOffer Accepted¶ or µOffer Declined¶.gov.health. ± You must Accept or Reject all offers by the deadline.au for these dates.
Graduate Nurse Connect applications CLOSE .NO EXTENSIONS LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!! 25 July2010 ± Royal College Nursing Australia (RCNA) Nursing Expo @ Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre .Dates to Remember 19 July 2010 . Midnight 10 August 2010 .Graduate Nurse Connect opens for applications.
health.Further Information Visit the Graduate Nurse Connect website at www.gnc.gov.wa.wa.au or phone (08) 9222 4075 .au For enquiries relating to Graduate Nurse Connect email GNC@health.gov.