Nursing at St Vincent's Hospital Sydney

Nursing Careers at St Vincent's Hospital Sydney

A nursing career at St Vincent’s Public hospital is truly like no other in this great city.

We have a range of nursing vacancies we’d like to explore with you.  Learn more about what makes us a first-rate place to work and how to join our team below! 

What Sets Us Apart?

A busy inner-city hospital in beautiful Darlinghurst.

Enjoy being immersed in a diverse community, great cafes and restaurants, galleries and theatres, parks, nightlife, and nearby glorious beaches.

Centres of excellence.

Be challenged and advance in your specialist clinical field.  Centres include Heart & lung transplantation, bone marrow transplantation, cardiology, cancer care, AIDS/HIV, respiratory medicine, mental health, homeless heallth, drug & alcohol services and correctional health.  

Mission-led healthcare.

Enjoy great purpose in your work here.  From when The Sisters of Charity opened the hospital in 1857 to today, our mission has been to provide care to all, including the most disadvantaged members of our community.  

Prioritising care for at-risk populations.

Know your work is vital to the community.  We are experts in specialised and general clinical care of at-risk people including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people diagnosed with a mental illness, people with substance use disorders, and people with a history of homelessness, and correctional health.  Learn more here.


Be immersed in a place of learning and innovation.  The hospital closely partners with universities and affiliated research institutes, many which are located on-campus, including the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, the Kirby Institute, and St Vincent’s Centre for Applied Medical Research.

Youth Advisory Board.

 Be seen, be heard, and grow.  Our younger employees can work with the CEO and their leadership team to challenge and innovate traditional ways of thinking.  

Active social groups.

Work and have fun in an inclusive environment. We have several employee-led groups including Women in Medicine and our award-winning Pride Network.  A highlight for many is our annual participation in the Sydney Mardi Gras parade.  Check out our wonderful people at Mardi Gras 2024!



Health and Lifestyle

  • Fitness Passport: discounted access to many gyms for you and your family
  • Flexible working: explore options like part-time hours to better suit your needs

Education and development

  • Professional development & tertiary education through financially supported scholarship programs
  • Continuing education allowances and paid professional development leave
  • Learn more about nursing education and development here

Financial Wellbeing

  • Access to a government salary sacrifice program.  Make up to $9,010 of your salary tax-free
  • Discount on private health insurance, with Medibank insurance
  • Discounts at many of the cafes, restaurants, and other retailers in the Darlinghurst area


Equal Opportunity

St Vincent’s is an inclusive employer.  We encourage flexible working and aim to create a work environment where all employees are respected, connected, and can contribute, regardless of age, culture, disability, family and caring responsibilities, gender identity, Indigeneity, religion, or sexuality. 

We strongly encourage applications from people with lived experience of diversity. 

We are committed to reconciliation and encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions, as well as to express interest for any future positions. For further information, please click here.

We are hiring!

Experienced Hires

We have an array of full-time, part-time, and casual vacancies for you to consider.  Search and apply here.  

Post-graduate courses and New Graduate Transition Programs

We offer postgraduate specialty nursing education opportunities and continuing education courses for nurses in a range of clinical fields. We also offer a supported program for newly graduated nurses. Learn more here.