Post Graduate Mental Health Nurse Program

We offer opportunities for graduate nurses working with us to complete a Graduate Diploma of Advanced Nursing Practice, Mental Health in conjunction with our affiliate universities - University of Melbourne, Australian Catholic University and RMIT University.


The aim of the University of Melbourne, ACU or RMIT University Graduate Diploma programs is to provide nursing students with the theoretical knowledge and skills to practice in their specialty area at an advanced beginner level.

Subjects are delivered using a variety of teaching methods. This includes a combination of lectures, tutorials, clinical simulation, online learning and worksheets.


To undertake the our Post Graduate Mental Health Nurse Program you must be employed with us. All positions are full-time. Employment conditions are based on the Nurses (Victorian Public Health Sector) Award. 

How to apply

To apply, you must be a registered nurse who has completed a Mental Health Graduate Nurse Program.

Please apply for the program via the Royal Melbourne Hospital Online Recruitment System. Applications for the post graduate program will be accepted up until 7 November 2022.

For more information, contact the Graduate Mental Health Nurse Program at [email protected].