rural job vacancies

East Wimmera Health Service

Enrolled Nurse – St Arnaud Campus: Permanent part time, 72 hours per fortnight. Job share of hours available.

Enrolled Nurse – Wycheproof Campus: Permanent full time, 80 hours per fortnight (accruing 1 ADO per month). Job share of hours available.

Nurse Unit Manager – Charlton Campus: Permanent full time, 80 hours per fortnight (accruing 1 ADO per month). Acute & aged care.

Quality & Risk Manager – St Arnaud Campus base: Permanent full time, 80 hours per fortnight (accruing 1 ADO per month).

Resident Lifestyle Coordinator – Wycheproof Campus: Permanent part time, 64 hours per fortnight. Monday – Friday.

Further information about each vacancy can be located on their website HERE. 


Mansfield District Hospital

Mansfield District Hospital are looking to employ a Clinical Support Nurse. For more information, including the Position Description, please see the attachments below.

PD – Clinical Support Nurse

Clinical Support Nurse information 2022


Beaufort & Skipton Health Service

Beaufort & Skipton Health Service are looking to fill a number of positions in nursing and allied health. For details please see the health service job alerts page, via the link HERE.


Apex Health – Cobram

Apex Health are looking for a Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist. The positions are also open to casual staff or locums. Please see the Facebook job ad HERE or more details in the following attachments:




Neuro Spark Rehab – Shepparton

Neuro Spark Rehab are looking for a Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist. Please see the attachments below for more details:

Neuro Spark Rehab OT

Neuro Spark Rehab Physio


Thrive Paediatric – Shepparton

Thrive Paediatric are looking for an Occupational Therapist. For more details see the job ad on Seek HERE.


Services for Rural & Remote Allied Health (SARRAH)

SARRAH advertise rural allied health job vacancies on their website HERE.


RWAV (Rural Workforce Agency of Victoria)

RWAV advertise rural jobs for nursing and allied health on their website

They also distribute a monthly newsletter that advertises individual jobs, and highlights rural health professional stories. To subscribe to RWAV News, visit here.



CRANAplus exists to ensure the deliv­ery of safe, high qual­i­ty pri­ma­ry health­care to remote and iso­lat­ed areas of Aus­tralia.

Visit their employment page here for rural and remote jobs.

They too have a monthly newsletter that advertises rural employment vacancies, education, conferences, research and industry news. To subscribe, visit the webpage here.


Health Service Vacancies

Links to some of the job/careers pages for rural health services are listed at the bottom of this page.


Ramsay Health – Shepparton Private Hospital

Physiotherapist vacancy within the allied health team at Shepparton Private Hospital. Please see the job ad below for more details:

This will be an exciting opportunity to hone skills in acute, rehabilitation (both inpatient & outpatient), and orthopaedic physiotherapy. The successful applicant will be highly supported, coached and mentored in order to achieve their best.

The Great Divide - Exploring the mental health landscape in rural and remote Australia

Why work rurally?

See the video below, which discusses why health professionals are needed in rural and remote areas.

Rural graduate opportunities and support

Many rural organisations provide support to new graduates. See below for information, provided to Going Rural Health, of support that is offered by rural organisations to new graduates they employ. This list is not extensive, and not the only support available. If you would like to add your organisation’s information to this page, please email


Bass Coast Health Physiotherapy Graduate Year 2022: Graduate Physiotherapist Application Booklet – v2SRO & PD-PHYSIO-00xx Physiotherapy Graduate Year

Total Physio Group Shepparton

NCN Health

Proactive Physiotherapy Cobram

Optimum Physiotherapy Wodonga


Short Course Internship Program for Physio Students interested in Private Practice

Ben Doyle, a physiotherapist from Proactive Physiotherapy in Cobram, has developed a short course internship program for 4th year physio students or physio new graduates who are interested in going into private practice, upskilling for this and/or finding out more about if a private practice role would suit them.  See this link for more information:

Regional/Rural Health Careers Facebook Pages and Websites

Hume Health Careers Facebook Page

This page is a collaboration between Health Services located within the Hume Region and is managed the Northeast Health Wangaratta Recruitment Coordinator.



Ballarat Health Services

NCN Health


Maryborough District Health Service


East Grampians Heath Service


East Wimmera Health Service


Wimmera Health Care Group


West Wimmera Health Service