Employment and vacancies
There's a career waiting for you in Australia's Northern Territory.
The pages in this section have information about ongoing vacancies for nurses and midwives across the NT health services including:
- Top End Health Service and Central Australia Health Service
- renal clinics
- mental health
- primary health care.
Expressions of interest are being accepted for Enrolled Nurses, Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives to be considered for full time, part time or casual positions across NT Health.
Submit an expression of interest through the Northern Territory Government Employment Opportunities Online website.
Additional nursing and midwifery positions may be listed on the Northern Territory Government Employment Opportunities Online website.
To view healthcare positions please select "Nursing and Midwifery" from the Category box then click Search.
All applicants for nursing and midwifery positions must hold current Australian registration.
Further information on registration can be found on the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia website.
The Department of Health is committed to ensuring that all health care workers are protected from vaccine preventable diseases.
Before starting work nurses and midwives must provide immunisation records.
Criminal history check and working with children
If you're offered employment you will need to submit a national criminal history record check and a working with children clearance (also called an Ochre Card), at your own expense. National Police Certificates issued by third party providers (such as Fit2Work, Healthoutcomes Australia and National Crim Check) are not accepted.
For more information and to apply go to:
International nurses and midwives
All health professionals wishing to practice in Australia must hold Australian registration, have appropriate levels of education, skill and experience as well as the appropriate visa to work in Australia.
For information about Australian registration for overseas practitioners go to these websites:
For information about living and working in Australia go to the Australian Government's Department of Immigration and Border Protection website.
For information about career structure, salary (rates of pay) and remuneration packages go to the NT Government's Office for the Commissioner for Public Employment (OCPE).
Chief Nursing and Midwifery Office
Phone: 1800 000 648
Last updated: 07 December 2019
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