Careers for overseas professionals

Careers in South Australia for overseas applicants

If you are a health professional who is looking for a change, South Australia has a lot to offer.

SA Health offers our staff excellent remuneration, job security and flexible working hours and conditions.

As a lifestyle choice, Adelaide has been rated as one of the top five cities in the world (Global Liveability Survey 2012).

The South Australian government health sector is one of the most progressive and dynamic in Australia. We are continually assessing what we do and working out how to do it better.

Work with us and we can offer you support flexibility and great opportunities to develop your skills and further your career. We will help you get established by providing advice and other contacts and further develop your skills by keeping you informed of workshops, forums and other training opportunities.


SA Health is unable to accept your application via email. All SA Health vacancies are advertised on the SA Health Careers website – you may elect to receive Job Alerts for vacancies.

You will need to apply for each vacancy if you meet the criteria.

SA Health is a sponsor under the term by Department of Immigration and Citizenship, however under this policy we give first preference to Australian citizens and permanent residents. If we are unable to fill vacancies, we may offer sponsorship to Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals and Medical officers only. For these professionals to be eligible for sponsorship they need to obtain Australian recognition of their overseas qualification and registration with the appropriate registration authority in Australia.


Applicants who require qualification recognition and registration, should contact the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).