Nursing Careers

The Royal Australian Navy seeks to employ capable and experienced General Nurses to fulfil Full-Time positions. You will be a key part of Navy’s multi-disciplinary team ensuring the health of all Navy personnel. In addition to Generalists, Navy actively seeks experienced post graduate (qualified) Perioperative, Intensive Care and Emergency Nurses to help meet specific skills gaps within its deployable elements.

You’ll start your career in Navy fully qualified in your profession. When at home or on operations, you will provide primary health care, triage and specialist skills to Defence personnel; and will have the chance to train and manage staff under your command as you gain valuable leadership skills. You may also have the opportunity to maintain clinical skills through employment in civilian hospitals (dependent on unit requirements). Throughout your career, you will be involved in leadership, management, administration and career guidance for junior sailors and Officers.

You will complete the New Entry Officer Course (NEOC) at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay. Conducted over 22 weeks, this course will equip Officers with general service skills and the necessary attributes for efficient management of Navy personnel and assets. Upon successful completion of initial military and employment training requirements, you could earn a generous salary of up to $95,390 per annum plus superannuation.

You will also receive medical and dental care, housing or rental allowances applicable to your situation, along with sea-going allowances for time spent at sea. Citizenship, security clearance, medical and fitness requirements will be conducted as part of the recruitment process.

If you are an experienced Registered Nurse passionate about their profession and interested in working in new and challenging environments, then a career in Navy may be for you.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Sharene Webster at Defence Force Recruiting (07) 3016 2313 or email swebster@dfr.com.au. Job applications close 31 May 2019.

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