Registered Nurse Level 1 | Full-time Permanent

Closes: 20 July 2024

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 1
Salary: $72,698 – $97,112 plus superannuation
Position No: 40627, several – 02ARU
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 22 May 2023
Contact Officer: Nursing and Midwifery Workforce Unit on [email protected] or 02 5124 0990

There are great opportunities for nurses across the Canberra Health Services!

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We are looking for Registered Nurse’s in the following areas:

  • General Medical/Surgical
  • Women’s, Youth and Children
  • Perioperative Services
  • Critical Care Areas
  • Mental Health
  • Cancer Services
  • Acute Care of the Elderly
  • Medical Imaging
  • Outpatient Departments

Successful candidates will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in an acute care facility. You will work in a growing tertiary hospital that includes a new Critical Services Building that will provide state of the art services to Canberra and the surrounding regions. Successful candidates will be supported and provided ongoing training opportunities facilitated through Workforce Capability and Clinical Development Nurses. To learn more about the required duties of this role click the following link for the Position Description

What can we offer you:

  • City living without the traffic.
  • Competitive pay rates and excellent working conditions within a tertiary hospital
  • Salary Packaging with many options that provide full fringe benefits tax concessions.
  • Flexible working conditions
  • 11.5% Superannuation
  • VISA/Sponsorship for eligible candidates
  • Reimbursement of relocation expenses for interstate candidates up to $12k (subject to review and approval)
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Scholarships for education support

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website:

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together

Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community

Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as LGBTQIA are particularly encouraged to apply.

Note: There are several permanent and temporary full time and part time positions available. The full time salary noted above will be paid pro rata for part time positions. Applications are reviewed upon submission.

For more information on this position and how to apply “click here”


Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services