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Top 6 Reasons Nurses are heading to Perth, Western Australia
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Top 6 Reasons Nurses are heading to Perth, Western Australia

Many consider the West Coast of Australia to hold the best kept secrets in the Southern Hemisphere. The beautiful beaches, serene national parks and world class entertainment, arts and culture. No wonder Perth is one of the top-choices for Nurses and Midwives to build and grow their career.

At Healthcare Australia (HCA) WA we have a number of Agency Nursing opportunities across the greater Perth regions. We’re currently looking for:

Anaesthetic Technicians

Scrub/Scouts Theatre, Cath Lab and Recovery Nurses

ICU Nurses

Acute Care Nurses


With many opportunities across top Private and Public facilities, you’ll be living the ‘Agency’ lifestyle with the security of regular work. It’s a perfect time to join ‘Team Purple’ in Perth! Register your Interest here


1. Balmy Weather All Year Round

How can you say no to an average Annual temperature of 25 Degrees Celsius? You can be sure to see plenty of sun-light in Perth. While most of the country is experiencing those ‘winter blues’, you’ll revel in the sun, with increased levels of the ‘happy’ hormone serotonin.

I have recently moved to Perth from Melbourne. Nursing in Perth is so different. The weather is a lot warmer and the lifestyle is very coastal. I get the opportunity to go to the beach and beachside cafes before work with my partner and dog, which is what I love about Perth WANA RN ‚ Rosanna Mileti.


2. Ample Career Opportunities in Healthcare

Did you know that Perth is home to over 30 Metropolitan Hospitals and 100’s of small healthcare facilities, offering 1.6 million Perth locals with premium healthcare? It is made up of 14 Public Hospitals, 13 Private Hospitals, 3 jointly operated Hospitals and 1 Commonwealth facility. Plus, hundreds of private facilities across the Greater Perth area.

3. The Agency Lifestyle, with the security of regular work

Be your own boss when Nursing in an agency role with HCA WA. Choose when and where you want to work. Want to take some time off to travel North to Broome and Monkey Mia? You can! At HCA we have over 4,000 monthly shifts available just in WA, so you wouldn’t have to worry about taking a holiday and having enough shifts when you get back.

After years of working to someone else’s schedule, I love the fact that with Healthcare Australia I am my own boss. says Darren, a Registered Nurse in Perth, Western Australia.

4. 24/7 Support, Flexibility & Freedom at Your Fingertips

“Working with Healthcare Australia ensures I always feel part of a team, which is so important when you are over 12,000 kilometres away from home. ‚ Katie Morrisroe ‚ International Theatre Nurse

When you work with HCA, you get all the benefits of working with the leading healthcare agency in the country.

Use our eHCA App to pick and choose shifts in real-time, manage your availability and submit your timesheets for QuickPay.

Take advantage of our HCA Rewards loyalty program, Active HCA Nursing Community and special promotions throughout the year.

5. The Beaches & Paradise Surroundings

As I choose when and where I work, I have also been able to take time out to see the beautiful sites, ‚ Katie Morrisroe ‚ International Theatre Nurse

There is a lot of outdoor living and adventure to be had in Perth. The surroundings boast a diverse wildlife experience and many natural beauties to discover. Just 18kms offshore from Perth you have the ‘paradise’ of Rottnest island, home to the best swimming, snorkelling and fishing in the Indian Ocean. Travel 45 minutes south, you can visit Penguin island, one of Australia’s most stunning Nature Reserves.


6. The Wine & Dine Culture

Want to experience some of the best restaurants and bars in Australia? The West Coast has so many choices. Brookfield Place is the new hot-spot for bars and dining, and if you can’t find what you’re looking for there are plenty of other amazing food hubs across the city.

A big adventure. A new beginning. A career on your terms.

So, what are you waiting for? We’d love to share with you the great opportunities that we have, so speak with one of our consultants by calling 1300 422 247 or register your interest for Agency Nursing roles below.


If you would like to discuss your Aged Care Learning needs and how the HCA LMS might match your organisational requirements, contact us today.

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