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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

I don't know where to start?

We can help. Our team of expert international Recruitment Consultants can walk you through the entire process from preparing your AHPRA registration, to discussing your work opportunities, to which of our branch destinations will be right for your lifestyle, travel and career goals. Ready to start planning? Our team cant wait to hear from you.

What are the benefits?

There are so many. As a nurse, look forward to excellent pay, shorter shifts, lower patient ratios and all the lifestyle benefits of living in the beautiful land of Oz. Warm weather, endless beaches, stunning bushland...... and great coffee!!

What's Medicare?

Medicare is Australia's public health insurance scheme, similar to the NHS in the UK. However not all medical treatments in Australia are free, and only citizens of the UK and countries with a Reciprocal Health Care Agreement (RHCA) are entitled to Medicare through the Commonwealth.

What's 'super'?

A unique Aussie term, you'll likely hear 'super' mentioned a lot by colleagues, your employer and new friends. Super is short for superannuation, part of your salary that's put aside and saved whilst you work. Basically a pension. In Australia it's compulsory for employers to make super contributions on behalf of their qualifying employees.

How much will I get paid?

Salaries in Australia are dependent upon a number of factors including the state that you work in, how experienced you are and if you are in a permanent position or casual (agency). However compared to the UK or Ireland our nurses always tell us just how good the pay is in Australia!! For details on nursing grades and salaries visit the Fair Work Ombudsman website below.

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What visa should I get?

There may be a number of visas you can apply for. The most common visas our nurses enter Australia on are Temporary Residence Visas. These include the Working Holiday Visa (WHV) or Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) visa. For more information about the options available to you click the button below to learn more about your options.

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What is AHPRA?

The first step in planning your nursing adventure is registering with the Australian Health Professional Regulation Authority, known commonly as AHPRA. You must receive this registration to practice as a nurse in Australia. You can check out the APHRA website to learn more about the registration process and what is required. If you have any question our international Recruitment Consultants will be happy to help.

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Where should I live?

With us you have choice! We have branches across Australia, so you can have an experience that suits you, in a location that fits your lifestyle. Want to experience living in more than one city? Or want to experience a more relaxed lifestyle away from the crowds. No problem. With us you can work across our branches easily. Speak to your Recruitment Consultant about the type of lifestyle you're looking for and they will be able to recommend some options! Want to know now? Take our destination quiz to find out immediately where we recommend!

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