Education session in the Clinical Skills Centre


Enrolled Nurse Transition to Practice Program ENT2P 2018 Applications Have Now Closed

Austin Health offers a twelve month Transition to Practice Program for new enrolled nurses (ENs). This program is designed to consolidate knowledge, skills, competence and guide the transition of enrolled nurses to practice in acute settings as safe, confident and accountable professionals.

Austin Health has an extensive structured clinical support and educator network that will facilitate your transition into the workplace as a novice EN.

Austin Health's Enrolled Nurse transition to practice program offers

  • Dedicated Clinical Support Nurse Team and Coordinator
  • Ward based Educators and Preceptors
  • Two six month clinical rotations – one in acute care nursing
  • Comprehensive Orientation Program
  • Dedicated supernumerary days for each rotation
  • Paid Study Days
  • Certificate of completion
  • Opportunity to apply for permanent positions on completion
  • Access to a large range of educational programs
  • 54 week contract of employment at Part-Time 32 hours per week
Other Benefits Include: 
  • Peer support
  • Salary Packaging options
  • Personal email account
  • Secure and subsidised staff car parking
  • Bike storage on-site
  • Staff discounts with many local businesses,
  • Close proximity to train, buses and Heidelberg shopping precinct


Enquiries to


Jane Warneke

Coordinator, Early Graduate Program

telephone - 9496 4750




Closing the Gap
Austin Health is committed to achieving equality in health status between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-indigenous Australians


Austin Health is a member of the Victorian Aboriginal Graduate and Cadetship Network and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

See Aboriginal Employment for more information.