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International applicants

We welcome applications for experienced health professionals from all over the world.

Requirements to practise

To apply for a clinical position with Metro South Health, you usually need to be registered with the relevant professional body.

Find out about Queensland's requirements to practise in your professional field:

Candidate support program

We have a dedicated candidate support program to help with the transition of employees from outside the state or country, to their new employment at Metro South Health.

The focus of the program is orientating new staff and assisting with their relocation including:

  • providing a single point of communication
  • helping connect you with real estate, accommodation, educational facilities and community groups.

We offer assistance to all new employees or potential candidates including medical, nursing and allied health staff. For relocation assistance, contact our Candidate Support Officer on +61 7 3176 5684 or email

Relocation support

We may be able to offer relocation reimbursements to eligible staff. These reimbursements can include:

  • temporary accommodation when you first arrive
  • cost of moving your goods and belongings to Brisbane
  • flights or petrol expenses incurred travelling to Brisbane.

Some reimbursements are paid after six or 12 months of service. Please discuss your entitlements with the Candidate Support Officer.

Visas and work permits

We have dedicated staff to assist candidates in determining which visas are relevant to specific work conditions and work rights. For any visa and sponsorship enquiries, please phone +61 7 3176 5735 or email

Last updated 21 October 2016
Last reviewed 21 October 2016