Application Process

ACT Health invites applications from Registered Nurses from both the ACT and Australia wide for its Transition to Practice program.

2018 recruitment

A recruitment information session will be held on Monday 18 June 2018, 2-3pm at Canberra Hospital, Building 5, level 2, Room 1A, Yamba Drive, Garran, ACT.

This session will include a short presentation and the opportunity to meet members of the graduate nurse team who will happily answer any of your questions. The Transition to Practice Program also conducts information sessions at the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University at times determined by these institutions.


Application requirements

Applications are now open and will close 5 July 2018.

Referee report for 2019 now available.

On the ACT Health Employment website you will be required to set up an individual profile and upload your application form and required attachments by the due date.

Applications must include your answers to the selection criteria (include examples), your Curriculum Vitae, a copy of your transcript (a copy of from your University website is acceptable), 2 x referee reports on the ACT Health TTPP template.

One referee report is required to be clinical and the other from your place of paid or volunteer employment. If not employed, then 2 x clinical references are acceptable.


Referee report 2019

Nursing graduates application guide

Application Form Graduate Registered Nurse

COMPLETE applications which have been electronically submitted via the ACT Health Employment website will be assessed in July/August 2018 and your referees contacted.

After assessing the application packages, successful applicants are invited to attend an Assessment Centre which involves a short interview and individual documentation exercise. The Skills Assessment Centre sessions will be held on September 10 and 11, 2018 at Canberra Hospital. You are required to attend 1 x half day session only.

If you have any questions please contact Deborah Moore at