Qualified International Nurses & Midwives needed at Western Health (Sponsorship Available)

Are you a qualified nurse or midwife looking for an exciting opportunity abroad? Western Health has just the perfect opportunity for you! Western Health is seeking highly motivated, experienced nurses who are passionate about providing high quality patient-centred care to join our team across a wide variety of employment opportunities in both general and specialty services.

Western Health manages four acute public hospitals: Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s), Footscray Hospital, Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Melton Health and Community Services, Bacchus Marsh Community Health Centre, Caroline Springs Community Health Centre and Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care in Bacchus Marsh.

Western Health provides a comprehensive, integrated range of clinical services from our various sites ranging from mental health and wellbeing services, and acute tertiary services in areas of emergency medicine, intensive care, medical and surgical services, through to subacute care and onsite and virtual ambulatory clinics. Our specialised services include oncology, renal, women’s health including maternity, chronic disease, geriatrics and cardiology.

We provide a combination of hospital, community-based and in-reach services to aged, adult and paediatric patients and newborn babies. Western Health also provides the primary health care service at the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre, and offers drug health and addiction medicine support through our inpatient service and community Drug Health Service. Our workforce  is driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). Employing more than 11,000 staff, Western Health has a strong philosophy of working with our local community to deliver excellence in patient care.


Nurses and Midwives


$67,527.20 – $95,378.40 per year

Job Schedule

Full Time


Melbourne, Australia


  • Must have a minimum of two years acute experience in the area you wish to apply for
  • Must have a current registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife with AHPRA (or AHPRA in principle). 
  • Have the ability to work 80 hours a fortnight across a seven-day rotating roster including AM, PM, & Night Shifts
  • Be able to practice collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Be willing to work across a variety of clinical settings/services and locations
  • Must be committed to providing high quality patient centred care 
  • Have excellent and effective interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Possess excellent clinical skills


  • Western Health is offering VISA sponsorship TSS 482 – 3 years (with the opportunity to apply for Permanent Residency) to internationally qualified Nurses and Midwives who are looking to move to Melbourne, Australia.
  • Work-life balance
  • Dedicated support available to assist with transition to Victorian healthcare environment
  • Ongoing opportunities for career progression and development
  • Great flexibility across inpatient and outpatient services across Victoria, including hospitals located in Footscray, Sunshine, Joan Kirner and Bacchus Marsh, Williamstown, Sunbury, Bacchus Marsh and Melton.
  • Full-time contracts with additional accrued days off (that’s an extra day off a month paid)
  • Up to six weeks of annual leave, long service leave accrual
  • Generous salary packaging to increase your take-home pay
  • Career opportunities in a range of areas including medical, surgical, perioperative, critical care and more
  • Protected nurse to patient ratios
  • Clinical nurse educators working alongside nurses in wards
  • Paid parental leave of up to 14 weeks

Important Information

In your cover letter and application, please write the specific area of nursing that you are experienced in (e.g. Medical Services – Stroke).

Required Documents

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter

How to Apply

Interested and eligible individuals should please CLICK HERE for further information and to start the application process


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Application Deadline

April 9, 2024