Career opportunities

The North Metropolitan Health Service (NMHS) seeks to employ motivated and caring individuals to provide and support the delivery of safe high-quality care across our sites and services.

We employ across the following occupations (external site):

Administrative, Clerical and Corporate

Areas include: Administration, clerical, finance, procurement, health promotion, human resources, information management, information technology, librarian, public relations and secretarial.

Allied Health and Health Science

Allied health and health science staff work together with other healthcare professionals to support a person’s medical care.

Areas include: audiology, biomedical engineering, clinical perfusion, dietetics, exercise physiology, medical imaging technology, medical librarianship, medical science, medical physics, neurophysiology technology, nuclear medicine technology, occupational therapy, orthoptics, orthotics and prosthetics, pharmacy, psychology, physiotherapy, podiatry, radiation therapy, respiratory science, sleep technology, social work, sonographer and speech pathology.

The Department of Health has more information about Allied Health positions (external site).

Clinical Academics

Clinical academics are employees of the University of Western Australia who are concurrently employed with NMHS, contributing to research, training of high-quality doctors and the provision of clinical service.

Areas include: cardiology, clinical immunology, endoscopy, general medicine, geriatrics, paediatrics, psychiatry and respiratory.

Hospital Support Worker

Areas include: Cleaner, cook, courier, food service attendant, gardener, linen, mailroom, orderly, laboratory attendant, patient care assistant, shop assistant, store person, sterilisation technician and transport.

Medical Practitioners / Doctors

Doctors are involved in a wide range of direct patient care activities, including consultations, attending emergencies, performing operations and arranging medical investigations.

Areas include: Intern, resident, registrar, consultant, surgeon, pathologist.

Mental Health

Career opportunities in Mental Health exist for medical, nursing and allied health professionals in both community and inpatient settings across metropolitan, rural and remote services.

Nursing and Midwifery

Clinical nurse, enrolled nurse, midwife, nurse assistant, nurse educator, registered nurse, nurse educator, nurse practitioner.

For more information visit the Nursing and Midwifery work experience webpage (external site).


Areas include: Security officers.

Site Services

Maintenance services: carpenter, driller, electrician, handy person, mechanical fitter, painter, plasterer, plumber and refrigeration fitter.

Services are delivered through inpatient units, outpatient clinics, community mental health centres and day therapy and outreach programs to a catchment area comprising of 729,000 people.

The NMHS offers competitive salaries and a wide range of attractive benefits including:

Access to generous salary packaging arrangements (e.g. hospital-based workers can salary sacrifice up to $9,010 of living expenses including rent or mortgage payments annually)

Professional development opportunities and study leave or assistance

Flexible working hours (e.g. accrued days off, time off in lieu, flexible start and finish times, 19-day month, 9-day fortnight etc.) and Flexible leave arrangements.

Job opportunities at NMHS sites and services are advertised on the WA Health Jobs Board (external site) and the WA Government Jobs Board (external site).

Last Updated: 27/10/2021