Why work for St Vincent’s Private Sydney

Be part of something special at St Vincent’s Private hospital.  One of the highest regarded, competitively compensated, and best supported nursing teams in Sydney.

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?

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney is part of St Vincent’s, Australia’s largest not-for-profit provider of health and aged care services, with public and private hospitals, residential aged care, community and virtual care, and outreach programs for marginalised people. We are a microcosm of our Australia’s health and aged care system and are uniquely positioned to lead and respond to our rapidly changing environment.

A state-of-the art hospital in beautiful Darlinghurst

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

Highly specialised surgical and medical services 

Be challenged and advance in your specialty clinical field.  Specialities include, orthopaedics, heart and lung surgery, head and neck surgery, neurosurgery, urology, vascular surgery, upper GI/hepatobiliary surgery, ear, nose and throat surgery, colorectal surgery, gynaecology, neurology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, cancer services and mental 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.  


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.

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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

Financial Wellbeing

  • Access to a government salary sacrifice program.  Make up to $15,900 of your salary tax-free
  • Discount on hospital admissions to any St Vincent’s Private Hospital
  • 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 visit our reconciliation page or get in contact at indigenouscareers@svha.org.au.

We are hiring!

Come join us! We have a range of full-time, part-time, and casual vacancies currently available at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney for you to consider. 


Are you an experienced Enrolled or Registered Nurse? 

Apply for one of our roles above, or if you would prefer, just fill out this EOI form and a member of our team will respond shortly.

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Better and fairer care. Always.

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