There are great opportunities for nurses and midwives across the ACT public health system!
Whether you’re just starting out, or you’ve worked in the industry for some time, supercharge your career in health and create the life you want for you and your family in Canberra.
Canberra – a place to call home
Did you know that Canberra is ranked one of the most liveable cities in the world? There are stunning natural surrounds, amazing quality restaurants, world-class education facilities and so much more.
We’re also home to some of the nation’s leading universities, with a diverse public health system for your career to grow.
Recent research confirms that Canberrans are the happiest people in Australia – no wonder – there really is something for everyone in Canberra.
Find out more about making Canberra a place to call home.
Our public health system
Our public health system spans hospitals, health clinics and specialist centres located across the Territory. We have three hospitals, five Walk-in Centres and seven community health centres to find the right pathway for you and your career.
Find out more about your place in the health system.
What we offer
Nurses and Midwives in the ACT public health system are employed under the Nurses and Midwifery Enterprise Agreement 2020-2022. Information about reimbursement of relocation expenses, allowances and other provisions can be located in this agreement.
A range of exciting opportunities for new and existing nurses and midwives are available now across the ACT public health system. Find out what they are and how we’ll support you to reach your career goals.
Permanent and contract nursing and midwifery positions, including specialised and rotational midwifery positions
Opportunities for all skill levels and specialties
Competitive pay rates and excellent employment conditions
Guaranteed Nurse/Midwife-to-Patient Ratios
Postgraduate study assistance
Defined career pathways
Financial support for relocation
Ongoing education and training support to advance and consolidate your skills
A strong focus on research
Salary packaging opportunities