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

  • Senior Dentist - Roma & Outreach Qld November 15, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - MedicalLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 15-NOV-19Job Reference: QLD/SW327826Job Title: Senior Dentist - Roma & Outreach QldBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 17-NOV-19Summary: Join our friendly Team delivering a wide range of high quality care rewarded with excellent remuneration and opportunities.Remuneration and Opportunities: Remuneration; $206,791, includes up to 12.75% employer contribution to […]
  • Registered Nurse November 12, 2019
    Job Type: TemporaryCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 12-NOV-19Job Reference: QLD/SW329512Job Title: Registered NurseBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 26-NOV-19Summary: The registered nurse practices independently and interdependently and assumes accountability and responsibility for own actions and delegation of care to enrolled nurse, assistants in nursing and healthcare workers.Comprising salary rates $2,589 - $3,476 p.f., […]
  • Registered Nurse November 8, 2019
    Job Type: TemporaryCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 08-NOV-19Job Reference: QLD/SW329003Job Title: Registered NurseBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 20-NOV-19Summary: To provide clinical care within a specific area supporting the general function of the unit through the application of the principles of best practice, education, leadership and portfolio management.Comprising salary rates $2,589.00 - $3,476.00 p.f., […]
  • Executive Coordinator November 8, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: ExecutiveLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 08-NOV-19Job Reference: QLD/SW329235Job Title: Executive CoordinatorBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 02-DEC-19Summary: Provide high level, confidential and professional advice, assistance and support to the Health Service Chief Executive in a complex environment whilst managing competing priorities and stakeholders. Manage and coordinate the daily functioning of the office of […]
  • Operational Services Officer November 6, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Services & HospitalityLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 07-NOV-19Job Reference: QLD/SW328870Job Title: Operational Services OfficerBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 21-NOV-19Summary: Perform a range of routine tasks and operate equipment required as outlined in the Operational Services Manual for an Operational Services Officer Level 2. This may include wardspersons, cleaning, catering, grounds keeping and […]
  • Accounts Receivable Officer November 1, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Accounting and FinanceLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 01-NOV-19Job Reference: QLD/SW327835Job Title: Accounts Receivable OfficerBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 17-NOV-19Summary: The Accounts Receivable Officer will be responsible for the provision of quality banking, revenue receipting and reconciliation bank and trust accounts on a monthly basis. Remuneration value up to $81,397 p.a., comprising salary […]
  • Senior Risk and Procurement Officer November 1, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: ProcurementLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 01-NOV-19Job Reference: QLD/SW327825Job Title: Senior Risk and Procurement OfficerBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 17-NOV-19Summary: The Senior Risk and Procurement Officer reports to the Director of Governance, Risk and Corporate Support (DGRCS) and is a key member of the Governance Risk and Corporate Support team within the portfolio […]
  • Practice Nurse November 1, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 01-NOV-19Job Reference: QLD/SW326920Job Title: Practice NurseBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 17-NOV-19Summary: Have you ever thought about what it would be like to work in a rural/remote setting? Have you ever wondered what living in a rural area would feel like? Have you ever thought about […]
  • Practice Nurse October 31, 2019
    Job Type: TemporaryCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 01-NOV-19Job Reference: QLD/SW327820Job Title: Practice NurseBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 17-NOV-19Summary: Have you ever thought about what it would be like to work in a rural/remote setting? Have you ever wondered what living in a rural area would feel like? Have you ever thought about […]
  • Nurse Unit Manager - St George October 30, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 31-OCT-19Job Reference: QLD/SW328222Job Title: Nurse Unit Manager - St GeorgeBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 20-NOV-19Summary: We have an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Unit Manager to join our team. The Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) practices with an advanced level of autonomy to provide nursing services […]

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