Graduate Nursing Program

As a graduate nurse at Forensicare, you’ll be supported in your transition from student to Registered Nurse. Our Graduate Nursing Program will provide you with a supportive environment where you will:

  • Enhance your clinical and professional confidence and competence
  • Be given development opportunities to continue learning
  • Be given professional responsibilities and independence

Training & development

At Forensicare, we’re committed to your ongoing professional development and training. We want you to be the best you can be. To facilitate this, as a graduate nurse, you will be enrolled in your first year of a Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing. You will also be given the opportunity to continue your postgraduate study, following the successful completion of your first year. Study leave will be provided to support your academic requirements.

Nursing rotations

Graduate nurses at Forensicare will be rotated across a range of our service areas. You will work rostered shifts, including nights.

2020 Graduate Nursing Program

If you’re interested in being part of our Graduate Nursing Program, you need to attend one of our information sessions to find out more. Take a look at our Graduate Nursing Program 2020 flyer for more details.

Applications for our 2020 program need to be submitted via Computer Match, as well as an application via Forensicare’s eRecruit website as of Monday 10 June 2019.

Information sessions and tours 2019


–          Friday 14 June 1-3pm

–          Tuesday 18 June 10-12pm

–          Wednesday 19 June 2-4pm


Thomas Embling Hospital, Yarra Bend Road,  Fairfield

What to bring:

Thomas Embling Hospital is a secure hospital, so you will need to bring along photo identification, such as a driver’s licence or passport to attend the tour.


Please RSVP via our online booking form no later than 1 week prior to the session you want to attend.  Please provide your name and DOB and the session you want to attend.

More information

For further information, please contact the Graduate Nurse Program coordinator.