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

  • Clinical Nurse School Based Youth May 23, 2022
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 23-MAY-22Job Reference: QLD/SW421712Job Title: Clinical Nurse School Based YouthBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 06-JUN-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Nurse School Based Youth in our St George Hub. Join us in building better health in the bush! […]
  • Director Medical Services Charleville May 23, 2022
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - MedicalLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 23-MAY-22Job Reference: QLD/SW421226Job Title: Director Medical Services CharlevilleBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 20-JUN-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Medical Officer to provide medical leadership and coordinate high quality clinical services, visiting specialist and non-specialist services for hospital […]
  • Clinical Educator Interprofessional May 22, 2022
    Job Type: Fixed Term TemporaryCategory: Health - Allied Health/Clinical SupportLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 23-MAY-22Job Reference: QLD/SW421615Job Title: Clinical Educator InterprofessionalBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 06-JUN-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Educator Interprofessional to join our team. The role is a joint appointment between South West Hospital […]
  • Mental Health Worker - Older Persons Mental Health Service May 18, 2022
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - Mental Health CliniciansLocation: Flexible,South West QldDate Advertised: 18-MAY-22Job Reference: QLD/SW420892Job Title: Mental Health Worker - Older Persons Mental Health ServiceBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 12-JUN-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service has an exciting opportunity for a Mental Health Worker - Older Persons to join our team. Join us in […]
  • Finance Officer May 16, 2022
    Job Type: Fixed Term TemporaryCategory: AdministrationLocation: Flexible,South West QldDate Advertised: 17-MAY-22Job Reference: QLD/SW420498Job Title: Finance OfficerBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 30-MAY-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service has an exciting opportunity for a Finance Officer to join our team. Join us in building better health in the bush! Your opportunity The Finance Officer will provide […]
  • Nurse Educator May 11, 2022
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 11-MAY-22Job Reference: QLD/SW418630Job Title: Nurse EducatorBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 25-MAY-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Educator to join our team. Join us in building better health in the bush! Your opportunity The Nurse Educator is a […]
  • Alcohol Tobacco & Other Drugs Service Clinical Worker May 10, 2022
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - Mental Health CliniciansLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 10-MAY-22Job Reference: QLD/SW419354Job Title: Alcohol Tobacco & Other Drugs Service Clinical WorkerBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 31-MAY-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Nurse (CN) to join our Mental Health Team in Charleville. Join us in […]
  • Sonographer Radiographer Senior May 3, 2022
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - Allied Health/Clinical SupportLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 03-MAY-22Job Reference: QLD/SW418042Job Title: Sonographer Radiographer SeniorBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 02-JUN-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service has an exciting opportunity for a senior Sonographer to join our team in Charleville. Join us in building better health in the bush! Your opportunity […]
  • Nursing Director Aged Care May 2, 2022
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 03-MAY-22Job Reference: QLD/SW418060Job Title: Nursing Director Aged CareBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 25-MAY-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service has an exciting opportunity for a Nursing Director Aged Care to join our team. Join us in building better health in the bush! Your opportunity This […]
  • AIN, EN, ENAS, RN, Midwives, CN, CNC, NUM, DON March 21, 2022
    Job Type: Casual,Contract,Permanent,TemporaryCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 21-MAR-22Job Reference: QLD/SW410484Job Title: AIN, EN, ENAS, RN, Midwives, CN, CNC, NUM, DONBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 04-MAR-23Summary: If you have a passion for delivering compassionate care and are keen to experience health delivery in a rural and remote environment, this is the opportunity for […]

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