If you are a doctor looking for employment opportunities in Australia, HealthStaff Recruitment can help. We have a number of job vacancies available for healthcare professionals in the following disciplines:

  • Doctors
  • Specialists
  • Surgeons
  • Psychiatrists
  • Radiologists
  • General practitioners
  • Medical directors

We recruit both locally and internationally qualified healthcare professionals. So if you are located overseas, and you are looking for a job in Australian we can help you every step of the way. If you are looking for doctor jobs in Australia please refer to our job vacancies here or submit your CV here.

Information For IMG’s Who Want to Work in Australia

If you are an internationally trained graduate (IMG) seeking to work as a doctor in Australia, then there is an array of information you should familiarise yourself with. Some of the information we have covered below includes doctor salaries, living expenses, where to live/ work and what happens when you arrive in Australia.

Doctor Salaries Australia

Doctors in Australia are handsomely rewarded with a strong salary/remuneration package. It is common for medical centres and practices to offer a percentage of billings (usually 65% and up), along with paid overtime. The salary you receive will depend on your qualifications and the position for which you are applying. DWS locations also effect your potential earnings. We cover all of these aspects in depth on our doctor salaries in Australia informational.

Australian Living Expenses

If you are going to be living and working in Australia, it is important to get an understanding of the expenses that you will need to consider. Living expenses in Australia range from the cost of living, accommodation, childcare costs, the Australian schooling system, private health insurance and public health insurance to name a few. Budgeting for these costs will help make the transition into Australia an easy one. For in depth information on these living expenses, please refer to our Australia living expenses informational.

Doctors Registration Australia

To work as a doctor in Australia, you must be registered to practise with the Medical Board of Australia. To practise as a doctor in Australia, you must be registered under a registration category. These categories include:

  • General registration
  • Specialist registration
  • Provisional registration
  • Limited registration
  • Non-practicing registration
  • Student registration

If you would like extensive information on the registration process for doctors in Australia, please refer to the Medical Board of Australia website.

Doctor Registration for IMG’s in Australia

If you are an International Medical Graduate (IMG’s), the process to be registered to practise in Australia is slightly different to the registration process outlined above. As an IMG, you will need to be eligible to undertake one of the specified assessment pathways. These assessment pathways include:

  1. Competent Authority Pathway
  2. Standard Pathway
  3. Specialist Pathway

For in depth information on the registration process for IMG’s, please refer to our information on the IMG registration process.

Where in Australia Do I Want To Live?

Australia is one of the worlds most beautiful locations with its blend of the world’s most iconic locations with incredible beaches at every turn. Australia promotes a laid back work/life balance that will convince you to stay! If you are unsure of where you want to live, or you just need more information on Australia’s locations, please refer to our ‘where in Australia do I want to live? Informational or our useful living in Australia informational.

What Happens When I Arrive in Australia?

When you arrive in Australia, HealthStaff Recruitment will be on hand to assist you throughout the transition process. We will not only pick you up from the airport, but we can assist you in securing a bank account, applying for a tax file number, applying for public/ private health insurance and more. For more information on what is required of you when arriving in Australia, please refer to our informational on ‘what happens when I arrive in Australia?‘. It will answer all of your questions!

How HealthStaff Recruitment can help!

We understand that the employment process can be difficult. At HealthStaff Recruitment we like to help you secure the right job for you, and your career goals. If you are a locally or internationally qualified doctor, we understand that applying for doctor jobs in Australia can be difficult. If you would like help finding a job or you would like help with the registration process, we can guide you through the entire process, and take the stress off of your back! If you would like our assistance, please submit your CV here, and we’ll get back to you!