To work as a Registered Nurse in Australia you will require:

  • Nursing registration with the “Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency” (AHPRA) www.ahpra.gov.au  Telephone from outside Australia call +61 3 8708 9001.
    Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00am – 05:00pm (local time).
  • A valid working visa. Enquiries can be forwarded to The Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship  www.immi.gov.au

Please also note for overseas applicants:

Effective 01 July 2010 Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Agency (AHPRA) have changed the English Language Requirements and certain applicants may still need to obtain a 7.0 in Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). http://www.ahpra.gov.au/News/Updated-FAQ-on-English-Language-Skills-Registration-Standard-for-Nurses-and-Midwives.aspx

If you would like more information about IELTS testing, please refer to www.ielts.org

Once you have obtained the above, please contact the First Choice Care Recruitment Team recruitment@firstchoicecare.com.au

We look forward to hearing from you and working together to further your Nursing Career in Australia.

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