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At Southern NSW Local Health District, we provide a range of quality acute, subacute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community and ambulatory care to the people of south eastern NSW.
Our mission is to ensure that our communities have access to safe, quality health services now and into the future.
Learn more about us and our values, vision and priorities.
We offer a range of incentives to join us and a unique lifestyle. Come for a career, find a home.
Come for a career, find a home.
Living in Southern NSW
From stunning beaches to snowfields to tranquil country towns, no matter what kind of lifestyle you're seeking, the Southern NSW region has it all. Enjoy a slower pace of life with less traffic and more time for you.
Learn about living in Southern NSW
Explore our hospitals, multipurpose services, community health centres, and community mental health centres. We deliver a range of vital health services to our regional communities.
We provide you with the resources and support you need to do your best work in our state-of-the-art facilities. You can enjoy the rewarding experience of improving health outcomes of the people you'll get to know in our close-knit communities.
You may be eligible for a range of financial incentives and perks when you join our rural and remote facilities, including allowances to sign on and stay and salary packaging to boost your budget.
We also offer support for you to move to our region, career development programs and a range of health and wellbeing initiatives. Find out how you can benefit.
Our administration and health support team provides critical and valued support that helps our clinicians deliver quality care to our communities. From front line to behind the scenes roles, find a rewarding career with us.
Our alcohol and other drugs team play a vital role in helping individuals overcome addiction and regain control of their lives. Through comprehensive assessment, counseling, and intervention, you'll provide a safe space for healing and recovery.
If you have an interest in supporting the broader allied health needs of our community, consider the rewarding employment opportunities in our Allied Health team.
As a member of our corporate services team, you become a driving force behind the smooth functioning of our organisation. From finance and human resources to information technology to management, you play a crucial role in supporting our core operations.
Join our connected and collaborative dental (oral) health team at Southern NSW LHD. You'll be a vital part of the community, providing essential oral health care and making a real impact on people's lives.
We’re committed to ensuring that our doctors and other health professionals are supported with careers that not only fulfil their personal aspirations but also align with service needs.
Working in mental health offers a chance to make a profound impact on individuals' lives as you navigate the complexities of the human mind. Through assessment, therapy, and advocacy, you offer hope, healing, and empowerment.
Join our midwifery team and become a vital part of providing pregnancy, birth and baby services to our communities. Working in regional and rural areas means you'll access more opportunities to grow your career as a midwife.
A career in nursing with us offers opportunities to develop new skills and take on new challenges to build your career. Make a lasting contribution to both the patients you care for and your whole community.
Information for students
If you're a high school student, we offer a range of programs to help you gain experience and skills to pursue a career in health. Learn about our programs for students including work experience and school-based traineeships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
All our employees are dedicated to achieving excellence through consistent and continuous improvement.
We identify what excellence means and use data to monitor progress and drive improvement.
We embed values and create caring environments, relationships, and customer service.
We focus on leadership and development programs to enhance skills and leadership qualities.
We strive for a workplace where employees are fulfilled, supported, and engaged - contributing to better healthcare outcomes.
We take ownership and responsibility for upholding values and standards, influencing organisational performance.
We create a positive foundation through values, behaviors, and aligned goals.
We ensure clear and transparent communication at all levels to engage employees and drive performance.
We encourage a positive culture by highlighting and reinforcing positive behaviors and attributes in the workplace.
A place for everyone
We're dedicated to creating a workplace that reflects the richness of our community. Everyone has a place here and we work together to care for our diverse regional communities.
We actively build respectful relationships, address health disparities, and strive for a culturally safe healthcare environment. Diversity and inclusion are at the core of what we do, embracing not only the unique perspectives of our team but extending a warm welcome to the LGBTIQ+ community.
Southern NSW LHD is more than an employer; it is a community where everyone, regardless of background or identity, is valued, respected, and celebrated.
Culturally safe workplace and services
We're committed to supporting our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander team members in a culturally safe workplace. We also provide access to holistic and culturally appropriate healthcare, to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal peoples in our communities.
Get help with your application
Applying for a role? Get a head start. Applications for positions in our LHD are submitted through the NSW Health Career Portal. If it's your first time using the portal, you'll need to set up a personal profile, which will include details about your qualifications and employment history.
Support when you start
Our recruitment team is here to support you throughout your onboarding process and can help you get set up with everything you need before your first day with us.
When you come on board with Southern NSW LHD, we offer you an Employee Orientation Program designed to provide all new staff with the necessary information, access, training and education to ensure you can carry out the duties of your position effectively and safely.
Contact us to find out more: SNSWLHD-AskHR@health.nsw.gov.au