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

  • Administration Officer January 25, 2022
    Job Type: CasualCategory: Health - Health Service SupportLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 25-JAN-22Job Reference: QLD/SW403739Job Title: Administration OfficerBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 09-FEB-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service have an exciting opportunity for an Administration Officer to join our team at Morven Community Clinic. This position provides a high standard of administration support to […]
  • Practice Nurse January 25, 2022
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 25-JAN-22Job Reference: QLD/SW403688Job Title: Practice NurseBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 16-FEB-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse to experience rural nursing in a permanent full time position at our Mitchell Medical Practice Clinic. Join us in building […]
  • Clinical Nurse (Educator) General Practice x 2 January 20, 2022
    Job Type: Fixed Term TemporaryCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 21-JAN-22Job Reference: QLD/SW400968Job Title: Clinical Nurse (Educator) General Practice x 2Business Unit: Division: Closing Date: 07-FEB-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service have an exciting opportunity for a two Clinical Nurse Educators to join our SWHHS General Practice team in the Primary Care […]
  • Clinical Nurse Cardiac January 20, 2022
    Job Type: Fixed Term TemporaryCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 20-JAN-22Job Reference: QLD/SW403084Job Title: Clinical Nurse CardiacBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 13-FEB-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service has an opportunity for a Clinical Nurse to join our Cardiac Services Team. Join us in building better health in the bush! Your opportunity The […]
  • Clinical Nurse Infection Control January 20, 2022
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 20-JAN-22Job Reference: QLD/SW403064Job Title: Clinical Nurse Infection ControlBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 13-FEB-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Nurse to join our Infection Control Team. Join us in building better health in the bush! Your opportunity The […]
  • Child & Youth Mental Health Worker January 20, 2022
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - Mental Health CliniciansLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 20-JAN-22Job Reference: QLD/SW403043Job Title: Child & Youth Mental Health WorkerBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 13-FEB-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Nurse (CN) in Community Mental Health to join our team in Charleville. Join us in […]
  • Practice Administration Officer January 14, 2022
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - Health Service SupportLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 14-JAN-22Job Reference: QLD/SW400517Job Title: Practice Administration OfficerBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 31-JAN-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service has an exciting opportunity for an Administration Officer to join our General Practice Clinic in Charleville . Join us in building better health in the […]
  • Clinical Nurse x 2 January 14, 2022
    Job Type: Fixed Term TemporaryCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 14-JAN-22Job Reference: QLD/SW402399Job Title: Clinical Nurse x 2Business Unit: Division: Closing Date: 07-FEB-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service has an exciting opportunity for 2x Clinical Nurses to join our SWHHS team. Join us in building better health in the bush! Your opportunity […]
  • Service Director Primary Care & Community Integration January 13, 2022
    Job Type: Fixed Term TemporaryCategory: Health - Allied Health/Clinical SupportLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 13-JAN-22Job Reference: QLD/SW402160Job Title: Service Director Primary Care & Community IntegrationBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 30-JAN-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service has an opportunity for a Service Director to join our team. The Service Director Primary Care & Community Integration: […]
  • Occupational Therapist January 12, 2022
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - Allied Health/Clinical SupportLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 13-JAN-22Job Reference: QLD/SW402141Job Title: Occupational TherapistBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 06-FEB-22Summary: South West Hospital and Health Service has an opportunity for a Occupational Therapist to join our team. The Occupational Therapist is to deliver generalist Occupational Therapy clinical services, covering a range of […]

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