Working at St George Hospital
Welcome to the employment page of St George Hospital. Our hospital is part of South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) – one of the largest health districts in NSW. We employ enthusiastic, professional health workers, allied health and support staff.
St George Hospital is a 627-bed major teaching hospital of the University of NSW and is a tertiary referral centre. St George Hospital is the Level 1 Trauma Centre for SESLHD and is among the leading centres for trauma and emergency management in the State. The hospital’s close proximity to Sydney airport makes it a vital service providing first response to the airport precinct.
St George Hospital is located in the suburb of Kogarah, 14 kilometres south of the Sydney CBD. The area is well serviced by buses, trains and major roads and is known for its sporting history, picturesque parks, foreshore and its relaxed, family-oriented lifestyle.
Join the team at St George Hospital and you will be working with world class staff. You can expect excellent career opportunities, professional learning and development opportunities, and a great lifestyle.
By joining our expert workforce you will be working in cohesive multidisciplinary teams and environments. You will experience supportive teamwork and interpersonal working relationships and an employee support system designed to ensure the health and welfare of our workforce. To see current vacancies go to the eRecruit home page http://nswhealth.erecruit.com.au/. Filter by 'South Eastern Sydney Local Health District' and look out for locations at St George and Kogarah.
For information on the St George - Sutherland Basic Physician Training Network - www.seslhd.health.nsw.gov.au/sgh/careers/bpt/
Competitive rates of pay:
You will be covered by appropriate State Awards. Conditions and rates of pay will vary dependent on the position you apply for, and the Award that you are covered by, but conditions will generally include provisions for penalty rates for shift work, overtime, rostered days off and allowances. Find out more on pay rates and Awards
An attractive salary packaging scheme allowing you to increase your take home pay:
If eligible you can salary sacrifice up to $9094 a year on a range of benefits including your mortgage, health insurance, child or aged care expenses, HECS fees, rent, or self-education expenses. You can also salary sacrifice meal and entertainment costs. Find out more about salary packaging
First class child care facilities:
Employer-sponsored onsite child care facilities are provided at St George Hospital.
Caring For You...
An Employee Assistance Program
You will have access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which is a work-based, early intervention strategy which provides a free professional and confidential counselling and referral services for you and your family to assist you with professional, personal, health or work related issues.
A Smoke free workplace
We are committed to providing a smoke free workplace and all hospital campuses, including the grounds, are smoke free environments. We provide assistance to staff to help them to quit smoking.
Equality of opportunity for all staff
We encourage equal opportunity in employment, and a work environment where everyone is treated with respect, fairness, equality, and dignity.
A Healthy Workforce
We care about our staff. As an employee of SESLHD you will have access to our ‘healthy workforce’ initiative which provides advice on healthy weight, healthy eating and getting active. We also provide access to a free coaching and information service.
About the St George District
Kogarah offers a variety of recreational activities and events for people of all ages and is well known for its cosmopolitan cafes and restaurants, as well as its food and cultural markets which showcase the distinct flavours and traditions of Kogarah’s multicultural community.
The St George district comprises the areas of Kogarah, Rockdale and Hursrtville and is home to a vibrant mix of people from non-English speaking backgrounds. The area has a diverse spectrum of commercial, residential, light industrial and natural landscapes.
It is a growing area for tourism, particularly along Lady Robinsons Beach at Brighton Le Sands, which is home to a myriad of restaurants and cafes that reflect the area's cosmopolitan mix of cultures.
The beaches at Brighton Le Sands, Monterey and Ramsgate are clean and safe, and the area boasts a range of aquatic facilities along Botany Bay, the Georges River and Cooks River – all ideal spots for sailing, canoeing, water-skiing, and fishing. The St George district’s history is rich and colourful, and its heritage buildings and natural areas are valued.