Registered and enrolled nursing student placements are available at Nathalia, Cobram and Numurkah campuses. Placements are organised through vicPLace. Certificate III and IV Aged Care Student Placements are organised by contacting the NCN Health Education Coordinator. Students are required to provide a copy of RTO placement liability/responsibilities, police check, and immunisations records.
NCN Health recognises the importance of promoting healthcare as a rewarding and exciting career choice.
There are many opportunities and career pathways available at NCN Health, some of these include:
- Nursing, including hospital and residential aged care
- Allied Health
- Community HealthDiversional Therapy and Lifestyle Assistant
- Human Resources
- Community Development
- Health Promotion
For more information or to apply for a work experience position, please forward a written request stating the profession you are interested in, your goals, objectives and dates of the requested work experience to the NCN Health Education Coordinator.
Vocational Education Training in Schools (VETiS) at NCN Health is a two-year program which provides Year 11 and 12 school students with real experience working within the healthcare environment.
The VETis program enables students to access a wide variety of both clinical and non-clinical professions within their healthcare system. Upon successful completion of this two-year program student may obtain the following qualifications:
- Certificate III Health Services Assistance
- Certificate III Allied Health Assistance
VETiS is available across Nathalia, Cobram and Numurkah campuses.
How to Apply
Year 10 students may find out more information about this program by contacting the NCN Health Education Coordinator or their school careers teacher.
GP Registrar Training Program
The Murray City Country Coast (MCCC) GP Training Program is based on an apprenticeship model where you will learn in-practice, under the supervision of an experienced GP Supervisor who will support you, providing formal and informal learning and teaching opportunities. This work-based learning is supplemented and consolidated by further learning and teaching activities, developed and implemented by the MCCC medical education team.
The MCCC GP Training Program is available at NCN Health Cobram. The doctors at NCN Health Cobram Medical Clinic have been training GP Registrars for nearly 10 years and are an accredited General Practice training organisation and MCCC GP training Clinic.
For more information see the MCCC website.
Or contact Cobram Medical Clinic (03) 5871 0777.
Murray to the Mountains Intern Program
The Murray to the Mountains (M2M) intern program is a unique training experience offering experience in both rural and regional hospitals and medical clinics.
The M2M program has been developed by a partnership between Alpine Health, NCN Health and Yarrawonga Health. The aim is to increase the number and capability of Rural Doctors by providing a comprehensive training program comprising of PGY 1 (Interns) and PGY 2 (Medical Graduates). The program also aims to expand the training capacity of practising Rural Doctors to assist them in attaining additional skills.
The core medical, surgical and emergency medicine rotations are provided at Northeast Health Wangaratta or Albury Wodonga Health (Wodonga & Albury Campus). The M2M program provides the opportunity for career progression from undergraduate to GP or the M2M experience is readily translated to metropolitan specialist practice.
For more information please visit the Murray to the Mountains website.
Students working with NCN Health can access local accommodation support through the University of Melbourne Department of Rural Health (DRH).
For urgent accommodation please email [email protected]
For all other accommodation requests please register and apply using the DRH accommodation portal.
- Go to the DHR accommodation portal.
- Select “Register” from the menu.
- Follow the prompts to successfully register.
- Select “Application” from the menu.
- Follow the prompts to complete an application for accommodation.
If you have any problems applying for accommodation contact Cathy Jarred from the ‘Going Rural Health Team’ – [email protected] or P: (03) 8344 6791
P: (03) 5862 0555
E: [email protected]
Students working with NCN Health Cobram can also apply for accommodation in our 3-bedroom shared house or one bedroom self-contained. Accommodation is furnished, offers off-street parking and WIFI. You will need to supply your own bed linen. Please note student accommodation is limited and provided on a first come basis.
Please send a message along with your full name, email address, contact number and accommodation start and departure dates to [email protected]
For more information contact Fiona Luke, Manager, People and Culture, (03) 5871 0777.