If you are a traveling nurse, living and working in Australia can be a very rewarding experience, whether you are looking for an exciting career opportunity or just that relaxed Aussie lifestyle.
Austra Health has preferred supplier arrangements with leading healthcare facilities and our consultants as RNs are well-placed to help you find work that best suits your career goals and lifestyle. As one of the few recruitment companies in Australia with the ability to sponsor overseas nursing professionals for on-hired work, we can assist in finding you a job, visa processing, and relocation to Australia.
Nurses Holidaying Down Under
If you are a citizen of one of the participating countries in the working holiday scheme, it may be possible to obtain a Working Holiday Visa (Sub-Class 417).
Austra Health can offer nursing Working Holiday (417 Visa) holders agency work in some of Melbourne’s leading hospitals. We can also assist with transferring from a 417 Visa, helping extend your visit to Australia.
Australian Work Visas & Permanent Residency
As an approved 457 business sponsor, we can assist you in searching for a job in Australia, visa processing, and relocation to Australia. If you wish to apply for permanent residency, you will need to apply directly to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection through the SkillSelect program.
We’ll strive to help make your arrival in Australia as easy as possible. An Austra Health consultant will organize an airport pick-up and can arrange temporary accommodation for you. We can also assist you with everything from finding the local shops, and arranging bank accounts and tax file numbers to real estate services for more permanent housing. Essentially, we provide advice regarding Australian Nursing Registration, visas, relocation, and anything else that pops up.
Once you have started work, we also provide ongoing support while you find your feet. We’re always around to have a chat or meet up for a coffee.