Graduate Nursing Jobs

Kick Start your Nursing Career with Altaira

Now hiring Graduate Nurses

We’re currently hiring Graduate Nurses to work within aged care facilities across SA, NT and VIC. CLICK HERE to view and apply for a list of available nursing jobs and employment opportunities!

Main Benefits for joining Altaira

✅ Flexibility – work when you want

✅ Nursing Job Security

✅ Bonus schemes and allowances

✅ Options for casual/part time or full-time work

✅ Opportunities for further career advancements

✅ Free Training for CPD points and mandatory annual updates

✅ Friendly office staff; 24/7 clinical support

✅ Family Friendly Culture

✅ Access to discounted Allied Health services and wellness initiatives

✅ Invaluable ongoing support and encouragement

As a Graduate Nurse, you will be employed into a permanent position as an Enrolled Nurse or Registered Nurse with Altaira working across our many residential aged care clients. There is also the opportunity to take up shifts in the community if desired. Hours are full time and family friendly, from Monday to Friday.

What training will I be offered?

You will have access to complete training in:

  • Aged Care Standards
  • Aged Care accreditation process
  • ACFI
  • Dementia and Behaviours Management
  • Elder abuse and Reportable Incidents
  • Falls Management and Prevention
  • Management of Psychotropic medications
  • Consent, Capacity and Guardianship
  • Management of the Anti-Coagulated Client

What support will
I receive?

You will be buddied with an experienced aged care Registered Nurse. You will have 24 hour access to our Clinical Operations Manager for mentoring and support, as well as:

✅ Access to training and support

✅ Mentoring by the best in the business

✅ Opportunity to fast track your career

86% of our graduates go onto a career in aged care and are highly sought after for management positions.

At Altaira, our employees are more than numbers to us – they are part of our extended Altaira family. You will be joining a compassionate, patient and understanding professional team that genuinely cares for the aged care sector.

Agency is Rewarding! Recruiting for enrolled nursing jobs and registered nursing jobs that pay above award rates. This is your opportunity to further develop your career in the industry while being part of a supportive team.

Graduate Nursing Jobs FAQs

What qualifications do I need for these nursing roles?

To qualify for a position as a Registered Nurse, a Bachelor of Nursing is required. You also must be registered with AHPRA.

To qualify for a position as an Enrolled Nurse, a Diploma in Nursing is required. You must also be registered with AHPRA.

Are there any visa requirements?

To fulfill these roles, you must have the right to work in Australia with no restrictions. If you are from overseas, you must have a visa.


What is the salary/award?

Altaira pays above the award (Nurses Award 2010).

Work towards bonuses:  Work Full Time hours for 12 months with us and earn a $10,000 bonus at the end of your 12 month contract. Work for another 12 months full time hours with us and earn an additional $10,000 bonus. Terms and conditions apply.


What sites/locations will I be working at?

You must be willing to travel up to 30 minutes from your home for shifts in aged care residential facilities. We service a range of reputable aged care and community facilities across South Australia, Victoria, and the Northern Territory.



What are the benefits of working within aged care?

Working in aged care is such a rewarding area of healthcare. There is such a high demand for aged care workers due to an ageing population which will only increase with time. During 2019-2020, over 1 million people received aged care services in Australia. This indicates that the chance of finding a job in this area is high, also making it easier to find a job opportunity that suits your specific lifestyle. There are various career pathways to pursue in aged care. Many people begin as aged care workers and may continue on to complete further studies to become team leaders, nurses, lifestyle managers, clinical educators, business managers etc. You get to decide how far you take it!

There is more flexibility around days and hours that are worked in aged care, compared to a typical hospital job, allowing for a healthier work-life balance. There is often also consistency, such as working all mornings or all afternoons, and even some Monday to Friday work, freeing up your weekends if they are important to you. Your qualifications will also enable you to work anywhere in Australia so it’s easy to move around and continue working.

Working in aged care, you are surrounded by people from all walks of life, creating such a rewarding working environment and the opportunity for never-ending learning experiences. If you want a rewarding and fulfilling career in health that can adhere to a busy life schedule, aged care is a great option that won’t give the mindset of it’s ‘just a job’ every time you leave your shift for the day. Working in aged care doesn’t come without challenges, however it offers many great benefits other healthcare jobs may not, with not only the opportunity to positively influence people’s lives, but also ensuring your career is meaningful and allows for a great work-life balance.



To learn more about this amazing opportunity please contact us.