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

  • Registered Nurse September 13, 2019
    Job Type: Permanent,TemporaryCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 13-SEP-19Job Reference: QLD/SW323403Job Title: Registered NurseBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 29-SEP-19Summary: We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse (RN) to join our team. The RN provides exceptional client centred nursing care within the rural/remote context. The RN demonstrates competence in the provision of […]
  • School Based Youth Health Nurse September 11, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - Allied Health/Clinical SupportLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 12-SEP-19Job Reference: QLD/SW322955Job Title: School Based Youth Health NurseBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 10-OCT-19Summary: We have an exciting opportunity for a School Based Youth Health Nurse (SBYHN) to join our Primary and Community Care team. The Clinical Nurse practices autonomously and within a […]
  • Director of Nursing September 9, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 10-SEP-19Job Reference: QLD/SW322798Job Title: Director of NursingBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 24-SEP-19Summary: The Director of Nursing rural/remote is responsible for the operational management, coordination of a rural and/or remote facility within the health service. The Director of Nursing is responsible for the management of staff […]
  • Director of Nursing September 9, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 09-SEP-19Job Reference: QLD/SW322800Job Title: Director of NursingBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 23-SEP-19Summary: The Director of Nursing / Facility Manager (DON/FM) rural/remote is responsible for the operational management, coordination of a rural and/or remote facility within the health service. The Director of Nursing works with an […]
  • Physiotherapist Senior September 6, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - MedicalLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 06-SEP-19Job Reference: QLD/SW322663Job Title: Physiotherapist SeniorBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 06-OCT-19Summary: Deliver high level generalist physiotherapy clinical services, covering a range of clinical conditions, complexities and age groups provided in residential aged care, inpatient and outpatient settings. The position provides clinical care in person, via […]
  • Executive Support Officer September 5, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: AdministrationLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 06-SEP-19Job Reference: QLD/SW322548Job Title: Executive Support OfficerBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 19-SEP-19Summary: Develop and maintain an efficient, effective, ethical and administrative secretarial service to the Executive Director Finance Infrastructure and Corporate Services. Provide high level confidential administrative support and assistance in a complex and dynamic environment including […]
  • Senior Dentist September 4, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - MedicalLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 04-SEP-19Job Reference: QLD/SW322359Job Title: Senior DentistBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 25-SEP-19Summary: Deliver high quality Oral Health Services across the South West District. Provide clinical dental treatment to eligible patients to manage, treat and prevent dental disease. To act as a referral source for clinical matters […]
  • Medical Super RPP August 30, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - MedicalLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 30-AUG-19Job Reference: QLD/SW322029Job Title: Medical Super RPPBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 01-MAR-20Summary: The purpose of these roles is to provide emergency and inpatient medical services for Multipurpose Health Services situated at Augathella and Quilpie. Be remunerated in line with appendix 1 on the role description, […]
  • Medical Super RPP August 30, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - MedicalLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 30-AUG-19Job Reference: QLD/SW322009Job Title: Medical Super RPPBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 01-MAR-20Summary: The purpose of these roles is to provide emergency and inpatient medical services for Multipurpose Health Services situated at Dirranbandi and Mungindi. Be remunerated in line with appendix 1 of role description, plus […]
  • Clinical Nurse August 30, 2019
    Job Type: PermanentCategory: Health - NursingLocation: South West QldDate Advertised: 30-AUG-19Job Reference: QLD/SW321997Job Title: Clinical NurseBusiness Unit: Division: Closing Date: 22-SEP-19Summary: We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Nurse (CN) to join our team. The Clinical Nurse practices autonomously and within a multidisciplinary team to provide nursing services within a rural / remote health […]

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