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Non-clinical career opportunities

We offer flexible careers in health administration, ICT, science, trades and more.

You don't need to be a health professional to join Queensland Health. We offer a range of positions that help support health care services in many different areas.

We also work with health organisations to provide work experience and training.

We'll have information about our 2023 graduate program available shortly. You can keep checking back here. You can also find us on LinkedIn.

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You can also talk to your local hospital and health service, find us on LinkedIn or submit an expression of interest in advertised talent pools.

We have career paths and opportunities for non-clinical staff including administration, technical, operational, scientific and trade staff.


Join one of our teams and support the delivery of health services in Queensland.

Our roles include:

  • clerical and executive support
  • finance
  • health promotion and health information managers
  • human resources
  • policy development
  • information communication technology for both projects and support
  • legal
  • media and communications.

We have specific roles for:

  • coronial counsellors
  • quality advisors
  • project managers
  • environmental health officers
  • librarians
  • engineers
  • senior executives.


We have a number of scientific services that need specialist skills in the following areas:

  • medical and graduate medical
  • laboratory
  • pathology
  • forensic
  • public health science.

Some of the specific roles include:

  • analytical chemists
  • biomedical engineer and health physicist
  • biomedical technician
  • biomedical technician cadet
  • graduate medical scientist
  • health physicist
  • medical scientist
  • microbiology technician.


We have roles in the following specialty areas:

  • medical laboratory
  • pathology
  • forensic
  • public health
  • microbiology
  • biomedical sciences
  • dentistry.

Health Contact Centre

Our Health Contact Centre 13 HEALTH (13 34 25 84) is a confidential phone service that provides health advice to Queenslanders.

We have roles in the following areas:

  • telenurse
  • telephone counsellor
  • telecounselling team leader
  • child health advisor.


We have a range of operational roles in the following areas:

  • phlebotomists
  • health workers
  • security officers
  • food services officers
  • porters
  • home care workers.


We employ people in the following trades:

  • carpentry
  • electrical
  • fitting
  • mechanical
  • painting
  • plumbing.
Last updated: 19 April 2023