Benefits

Health professionals at South West Hospital and Health Service receive a competitive salary and enjoy a wide range of additional benefits, including:

Salary packaging

Maximise your income with extensive salary packaging options provided by RemServ.

17.5% annual leave loading

You’ll be eligible for a well-deserved four, five or six weeks’ break each year depending on your award.

Cumulative sick leave

We know sick leave is an important part of any job, and you’ll receive the full benefit at South West Hospital and Health Service.

Generous superannuation

As a Queensland Government employee, you’ll be entitled to up to 12.75% employer superannuation through QSuper.

Professional development

We are committed to employee development through on-the-job training as well as additional opportunities.

Paid study leave

You may be eligible for paid study leave as well as financial assistance for courses relevant to your work.

Allowances for specific roles

Health professionals may be eligible for allowances specifically related to their roles such as night shift or some awards give access to Rural and Remote locality incentives.

Training and skills development opportunities

We have dedicated clinical educators, as well as leadership and development programs.

Flexible working conditions

Enjoy the lifestyle that South West Queensland offers with flexible rosters, time off in lieu, and generous leave allowances.

How to apply

Applying for a job at South West Hospital and Health is easy:

  1. Find a job on this Join our team page.
  2. Carefully read the advertisement and attached role description as it will provide you with important information on what you need to do to apply.
  3. Click ‘Apply online’ and follow the steps.
  4. Attach appropriate documentation, including:
  • where required, a short written response on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities would enable you to achieve the key attributes and responsibilities listed in the role description.
  • a covering letter, which includes the vacancy reference number of the position you are applying for.
  • a curriculum vitae / resume to support your application.
  • the names, positions and contact details of two referees.

SmartJobs

More information can be found in the below links on how to apply, setting up a My SmartJobs account and Job Alerts.

Need help?

Our recruitment team will be happy to help if you have any difficulties or you are unable to submit your application online:

“I take great pride in my work, and I enjoy learning together and feeling valued for my contribution” – Staff Member

Our strength lies with our consumers and community. Our staff are passionate about community engagement and the delivery of outstanding healthcare services to the communities in the South West region. We are committed to our values and the enhancement of our culture and the services we offer by treating our patients, and their families with respect and compassion.


Our staff commit every day to person-centered and person-driven healthcare and the provision of safe, effective and sustainable services that our communities trust and value.

Our community engagement is based on relationship building, partnership and the principle that our consumers and community have the resources and expertise to enable us to achieve our vision purpose and strategic objectives.

We know the importance of working in an organisation that provides more than just a job. Meaningful work, the capacity to balance life’s priorities and the opportunity to develop and grow professionally are recognised as fundamental to our workforce.

We believe our people are our strength and when you join SWHHS you will not only secure a role that will see you make a difference in rural and remote Queensland communities, but become a part of a thriving and supportive community and extended work family.

You will enjoy a competitive salary, with superannuation, and a safe and healthy work environment with opportunities for ongoing professional development.

Current Vacancies

  • Ed-LinQ Coordinator October 18, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - Allied Health/Clinical SupportLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 18-OCT-19Job Reference: QLD/SW326110Job Title: Ed-LinQ CoordinatorBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 01-DEC-19Summary: The Ed-LinQ program operates at the state and HHS levels to enhance the early detection and collaborative care of school-aged children and young people experiencing mental health problems. It does so by […]
  • Senior Medical Officer October 14, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - MedicalLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 15-OCT-19Job Reference: QLD/SW324737Job Title: Senior Medical OfficerBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 21-NOV-19Summary: The purpose of this role is to provide medical services at Mitchell Multipurpose Health Service. The role may also be required to provide medical services at other locations within the South West Hospital […]
  • ATODS Clinical Worker October 11, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 11-OCT-19Job Reference: QLD/SW326106Job Title: ATODS Clinical WorkerBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 27-OCT-19Summary: Provide high quality specialist community based alcohol and other drug assessment, treatment, intervention and education to individuals who have issues that are impacting on their lives and the lives of those around them. […]
  • Executive Support Officer to Executive Director Medical Services October 11, 2019
    Job Type: TemporaryCategory: AdministrationLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 11-OCT-19Job Reference: QLD/SW326101Job Title: Executive Support Officer to Executive Director Medical ServicesBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 27-OCT-19Summary: Develop and maintain an efficient, effective, ethical and administrative secretarial service to the Executive Director Medical Services and Clinical Governance (EDMS). Provide a high level of confidential administrative support and […]
  • Clinical Pharmacist October 11, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - MedicalLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 11-OCT-19Job Reference: QLD/SW326100Job Title: Clinical PharmacistBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 27-OCT-19Summary: Deliver high level clinical pharmacy services at Roma Hospital within a multidisciplinary team. The service encompasses continuum of care disease management including but not limited to cardiovascular, diabetic, maternity, musculoskeletal, neurological, oncology, paediatric, respiratory […]
  • CN Cancer and Palliative Care October 10, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 11-OCT-19Job Reference: QLD/SW326099Job Title: CN Cancer and Palliative CareBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 03-NOV-19Summary: We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Nurse (CN) to join our team. The Clinical Nurse Cancer and Palliative Care practices autonomously and within a multidisciplinary team to provide nursing […]
  • Senior Management Accountant October 10, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Accounting and FinanceLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 11-OCT-19Job Reference: QLD/SW326097-1Job Title: Senior Management AccountantBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 03-NOV-19Summary: As the Senior Management Accountant, you will support the Manager Management Accounting in the budget management, forecasting, performance reporting and analysis for SWHHS. Provide support to the Manager Financial Accounting in the provision […]
  • Dietitian Nutritionist October 10, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - Allied Health/Clinical SupportLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 11-OCT-19Job Reference: QLD/SW326095Job Title: Dietitian NutritionistBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 10-NOV-19Summary: Contribute to the development implementation, coordination, and evaluation of nutrition programs across local communities and will work to influence the environment affecting food supply and eating behaviour to enhance nutritional status and […]
  • Senior Medical Officer October 10, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - MedicalLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 11-OCT-19Job Reference: QLD/326092Job Title: Senior Medical OfficerBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 21-NOV-19Summary: The purpose of this role is to provide medical services at Cunnamulla Hospital and Cunnamulla Primary Health Care Centre. The role may also be required to provide medical services at other locations within […]
  • Executive Director Strategy, Performance and Governance October 10, 2019
    Job Type: ContractCategory: ExecutiveLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 10-OCT-19Job Reference: QLD/325642Job Title: Executive Director Strategy, Performance and GovernanceBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 25-OCT-19Summary: The Executive Director Strategy, Performance and Governance is a new role which will drive strategy development and deployment, working across clinical and corporate portfolios to develop enabling strategies and integrated plans to […]

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