Join our team

Join the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service team of over 6000 staff who deliver health services in Far North Queensland.

We offer a range of medical, nursing and midwifery, and non-medical roles at Cairns and more than 30 regional, rural and remote facilities across our region.

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Work with us

Find out about our salary, super and leave arrangements, healthy workplace benefits and more.

  • Workplace benefits

    Attractive pay and conditions, supportive and inclusive workplaces and opportunities to develop your skills and career.

  • What it's like to work with us

    The Far North Queensland lifestyle is like no other, from tropical beaches to ancient rain forests. Why not find out what life is like in our area.

  • Community and lifestyle

    Cairns is a dynamic and culturally diverse community, with excellent entertainment, recreation, arts and sporting facilities.

Nursing and medical recruitment and student placements

We offer rewarding and diverse opportunities to medical, nursing and midwifery graduates throughout Far North Queensland.

We have clinical placements for students in all of our hospitals and health centres.

Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service is a platinum affiliate member with the Australian College of Nursing.

Staff Profile - Gabi

Meet Gabi, our Cardiac Cath Lab nurse, who loves working at the Cairns Hospital and is checking out some sights from our beautiful region


The volunteer program for Cairns Hospital is run through the Far North Queensland Hospital Foundation.

Become a volunteer

Make a Healthy Career Move

Have a passion for improving people’s lives? A health career in regional, rural or remote Queensland will give you a career with purpose, plus excellent benefits, incentives and allowances.

Last updated: April 2024