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Centre for National Resilience

Grow your career in the Northern Territory with recruitment for hundreds of Nursing, Allied Health and Medical roles underway.

Register your interest

Recruitment is underway for approximately 450 dedicated employees to support the expansion of the Centre for National Resilience (Howard Springs Quarantine Facility) in Darwin.

With a variety of healthcare roles available, including positions in Allied Health, Nursing and Medical, this is a great opportunity to grow your career, experience The Territory and make a real impact helping Australians returning home.

Relocation support and accommodation may be available.
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Need more information?

Check out these frequently asked questions.

There are many positions across multiple professions and qualifications required at the Centre for National Resilience Howard Springs Quarantine Facility.

Allied Health jobs:

  • Occupational Therapist (OT jobs)
  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Allied Health Assistant
  • Allied Health Professional
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Dietician

Healthcare and Medical jobs:

  • Doctor
  • Enrolled Nurse (EN jobs)
  • Medical Radiographer
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacy Assistant
  • Registered Nurse (RN jobs, including mental health nurse jobs)
  • Aboriginal Health Practitioner
  • Immunisation Nurse
  • Staff Nurse

Administration jobs include:

  • Administration Assistants
  • Business Support
  • Risk and Audit

Positions available include both of full-time and part-time employment, with morning, daytime, afternoon and night shifts negotiable.

Northern Territory health jobs can propel your career, so even if your particular profession and qualification isn't listed, we encourage you to register your interest and the panel can assess your suitability across the full range of positions

Yes – you can register your interest to work at the Centre for National Resilience even if your particular profession or qualification isn’t listed. With hundreds of vacancies from administration to healthcare, the recruitment team can assess your suitability across the range of positions.

Yes – Relocation support is available for successful interstate applicants in-line with current By-Laws and can include support such as assistance with relocation and travel expenses and initial accommodation needs.

Relocation support can be discussed with a Centre for National Resilience delegate upon receipt of your Register of Interest.

To be eligible to work for the Centre of National Resilience, you will need to meet the below pre-employment requirements:

  • AHPRA registration where applicable
  • Immunisations according to NT Health policy, where applicable
  • Working with Children Clearance
  • Criminal History Check
  • Accept to receive the COVID-19 vaccine
  • Accept to be tested daily for COVID-19
  • Not undertake any secondary employment (e.g. casual shifts elsewhere)

The Northern Territory Department of Health has a Smoke Free Policy. Staff are not permitted to smoke anywhere on Departmental premises, facilities or vehicles, nor whilst working off-site.

The Centre for National Resilience at the Howard Springs Quarantine Facility in the Northern Territory is a fast-paced, challenging and extremely rewarding environment.

You will work within a supportive, multi-disciplinary team during this once-in-a-lifetime career development opportunity.

Centre for National Resilience employees also receive:

  • Access to the NTPS Employee Assistance Program (EAP) plus four hours per week of onsite Employee Assistance
  • Meals provided during rostered shifts

You can register your interest here including your resume and any applicable supporting documentation.

You will receive a confirmation your registration has been received within three days. You will be advised if you are considered for a vacancy.

For more information please contact the Emergency Response Workforce Hub by emailing

Priority Positions

The Centre for National Resilience is recruiting for a variety of roles across Nursing, Allied Health and Medical.
Fast-track your journey to an exciting and rewarding career in the Territory by registering your interest for a priority position today!

Nurse / Midwife Management Specialist

Salary | $107,240 - $115,213

Multiple vacancies

Provide coordinated service programs, sound clinical and management advice and direct clinical care for complex client presentations.

Register now
Clinical Nurse / Midwife

Salary | $96,368 - $102,964

Multiple vacancies

Apply specialist knowledge and skills within a specified area of clinical practice in therapeutic and professional relationships.

Register now

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Fast-tracked careers, more time to play and shorter commutes. It's all possible if you live in the Territory. But don't take our word for it, hear from Lisa Vermeulen, the Director of Nursing at the Centre for National Resilience, and 2021 NT Nurse of the Year.

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