Employment and vacancies

General nursing

There are ongoing general nursing vacancies in the Northern Territory's health services.

All applicants must hold current Australian registration. Further information can be found on the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia website.

To speak with someone about working as a nurse in the NT call 1800 000 648 (free call).

Alice Springs Hospital 

Alice Springs Hospital is currently seeking applications for the following areas:

  • registered nurses with advanced practice skills in emergency nursing
  • registered nurses with perioperative experience
  • registered nurses with ICU/Critical Care experience (post grad qualifications in critical care preferred)
  • haemodialysis registered nurses with experience using Fresenius machines
  • registered nurses with medical nursing experience
  • registered nurses with surgical nursing experience
  • registered or enrolled nurses with advanced practice skills in paediatric nursing.

Read more about  Alice Springs Hospital.

To apply

To submit an application email ASHNurseRecruitment.THS@nt.gov.au with the following:

Royal Darwin Hospital

Royal Darwin Hospital is currently seeking applications for the following areas:

  • experienced haemodialysis registered nurses for both in and outpatients areas
  • registered nurses with ICU/Critical Care experience, applicants with post graduate qualifications in critical care preferred
  • experienced haemodialysis registered nurses.
  • experienced registered nurses for the medical division
  • highly skilled registered nurses with oncology qualifications.
  • experienced registered nurses for the Rapid Admission and Planning Unit.
  • registered nurses with Emergency Department/Critical Care experience, applicants with postgraduate qualifications in Critical Care preferred.
  • enthusiastic registered Nurse with experience in orthopaedic trauma nursing.
  • experienced midwives seeking a challenging and rewarding role in the Maternity Unit.

Please note that sponsorship will only be available in exceptional circumstances. Read more about Royal Darwin Hospital.

To apply

To submit an application email NursingRecruitmentRDH.THS@nt.gov.au with the following:

Katherine Hospital

Katherine Hospital is currently seeking expressions of interest for RN2 positions in the Emergency Department, the Medical and Surgical Ward and the Alcohol Mandatory Treatment Unit. Read more about Katherine Hospital.

For more information or to express your interest contact:

Administration support officer
Katherine Hospital
Phone: (08) 8973 9038

Gove District Hospital

Gove District Hospital is currently seeking expressions of interest from enthusiastic, experienced registered division 1 nurses who are interested in expanding their skills and knowledge in remote and Aboriginal health.

Division 1 nurses with recent general medical ward, adult and paediatric or acute care experience should apply. 

Ward 1 at Gove District Hospital is a 21-bed unit providing medical, surgical, paediatric, and respite care to the communities of East Arnhem. 

The emergency department provides 24-hour cover to the Nhulunbuy region. 

Registered nurses with a minimum of two years recent emergency department experience should apply. Postgraduate qualifications in Emergency/Critical Care are desirable.

Rent free accommodation and a relocation allowance will be provided to suitable applicants.Gove District Hospital (GDH) is an acute care facility with an Emergency Department, operating theatres and an eight bed maternity unit located in the town of Nhulunbuy on the Gove Peninsula and services communities of the East Arnhem region.

Read more about Gove District Hospital.

For further information and to express your interest please contact:

Clinical nurse manager
Ward 1 GDH
Phone: (08) 8987 0275

Clinical nurse manager
Emergency Department GDH
Phone: (08) 8987 0379

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Last updated: 30 November 2017