Graduate recruitment

Mater's Graduate Programs for Registered Nurses are designed to assist graduates with the transition from study into nursing.  The programs allow Mater's graduates to work within a supportive learning environment to provide exceptional care to patients. 

Mater Graduate Nurse/Midwife - Transition to Professional Practice

Please note: recruitment for our February 2019 intake has now concluded. Our 2019 mid-year Graduate intake is currently being determined and applications will open in March 2019.

Do you want to be part of an amazing network of hospitals, with access to a world-class medical research institute and clinical simulation and education facilities?

As a Graduate Nurse or Midwife at Mater you will be provided with all the tools you need to build a rewarding and enriching professional career. You will learn from the best and be a part of a world-class organisation. If you are passionate about caring for others, you will come together with like-minded people who will help you to progress and achieve your goals. We don't see you as graduates, but as the leaders of the future.

2019 Mid-year Mater Graduate Recruitment timeframes

Application stage Applications open Monday 4 February 2019
Applications close Sunday 17 February
Interview stage 1 Video screening opens Friday 15 March 2019
Video screening closes Monday 18 March 2019
Interview stage 2 Face-to-face interviews Monday 13 May 2019
Face-to-face interviews Friday 31 May 2019
Offer stage Offers made by Friday 28 June 2019
Contracts issued by Wednesday 10 July 2019
Commencement Commencement date Monday 29 July 2019


Our program

Program information – Full details of our Graduate Programs (Please note not all areas are offered for each intake and current preferences are listed below).

How to apply - Details on eligibility, how to apply and our selection and recruitment process

Preparing your resume – Hints and tips on writing your resume

(Please note the Mater Enrolled Nurse Graduate Program is only open to Mater Education Diploma of Nursing graduates. Details on the EN program will be emailed to all eligible students. Find out more about Mater's Diploma Program.

How to apply

When applications open in 2019 a link will be provided to submit your application. Please ensure you have reviewed the details  of our Program information and How to apply booklets.

In order to be eligible for our program applicants must submit the following:

  • Resume/CV (a cover letter is NOT required)
  • Completed selection criteria (print or save as a PDF and upload in place of a cover letter)
  • Answer all required application questions


If you are successful for a face-to-face interview you will be required to provide two references at this interview. Do not email your references prior to being requested for an interview.

If you require assistance please contact Mater's Graduate Support Team by emailing