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Nursing & Midwifery

There’s a fulfilling career in Nursing and/or Midwifery waiting for you in Australia’s Northern Territory.

The skills and experience you will gain with NT Health are as diverse as the Territory itself and limited only by your ambition. We are committed to supporting our team to achieve their full potential and gain development in areas including but not limited to:

  • Trauma
  • Chronic Disease
  • Mental Health
  • Tropical Medicine and
  • Aboriginal and Remote Health

To be considered for a full time, part time or casual Enrolled Nurse, Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife opportunity within NT Health we welcome applications through our expression of interest. Once you have applied, your application will be assessed as suitable opportunities matching your skills and experience arise. The relevant recruitment team will be in touch to discuss your applications’ progress.

All applicants for nursing and midwifery positions must hold current Australian registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA.) Further information on registration can be found on the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia website

Staff immunisation
DOH 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. For more information see the Staff Immunisation Assessment Form

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 (known as an Ochre Card in the NT), at your own expense. National Police Certificates issued by 3rd Party Providers (such as Fit2Work, Healthoutcomes Australia and National Crim Check) are not accepted.

For more information and to apply go to:
Apply for a criminal check
Working with children clearance

International nurses and midwives
All health professionals wishing to practice in Australia must hold Australian registration with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, 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:
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

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)



Available positions

Enrolled Nurse

Various - Register of interest
Closes: 31/12/2019

Nurse 1 - Remuneration Package $66,463 - $77,050 (including salary $57,439 - $66,588)

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Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife

Various - Register of interest
Closes: 31/12/2019

Nurse 2 - Remuneration Package $75,131 - $99,334 (including salary $64,930 - $85,903)

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