We advertise all our jobs on the Queensland Government SmartJobs website.

If you’re a health professional, you must be registered with the Ahpra national board for your profession. Check the requirements to practice before you apply for a role.

Using SmartJobs

Register for My SmartJob

You don’t need to create an account to search for a job, but you’ll be asked to create one when you apply for a role.

Job search

You can search for job vacancies in Queensland Health by selecting our department in the Department or organisation filter.

You can also filter by:

  • location
  • occupational group
  • salary

You can add more options by ticking More search options at the bottom on the list. This includes things like, the job level, full time or part time, and permanent or temporary roles.

Job alerts

Find out about new job opportunities with Queensland Health by setting up a job alert. When a new job is added to SmartJobs with your alert criteria, you’ll be sent an email.

Job alerts expire after 90 days.

Applying for a job

Each job listing has an Apply online button at the bottom of the page.

Before you apply:

  • read all the application information and any documents such as the role description and selection criteria.
  • have all your supporting documents saved and ready to upload, such as your resume and proof of registration.

Make sure you know what the closing date for the job application is. You can’t submit an application after that date.

You can also start an application, save a draft and submit it when you’re ready.

What happens after you apply

We’ll contact you by email and let you know if you’ve been selected for an interview or if you’ve been unsuccessful.

Supporting documents

When you apply for a job, we’ll ask you for documents to support your application. These will depend on the role you’re applying for, and may include:

If you’re an international applicant, you’ll also need to give us:

You may need to get some documents certified before you submit them with your application. This can be done by A Justice of the Peace, Commissioner for Declarations, barrister, solicitor, or a Notary Public.


You’ll need to submit the details of 2 referees with your application.

One of your referees should be your current supervisor who can report on your clinical, technical or professional capabilities.

The other referee should be able to comment on your general character and performance as an employee.

Late applications

If you have any technical difficulties and can’t submit your application before the closing date, you’ll need to contact the person on the role description. They may allow you to submit a late application.

Last updated: November 2023