Step Outside Your Ordinary

Registered Nurses

We’ve all heard the saying… “a change is as good as a holiday”?

Step outside your ordinary, reignite your passion and live the change you seek by joining us in the stunning Northern Territory on a flexible short-term deployment, starting at 4 weeks.

Enjoy an excellent remuneration package whilst working in a career defining experience in unique settings, providing valuable services into some of our regional and remote hospital and community clinic programs in the NT.

Be rewarded by personal & professional development opportunities and the immense satisfaction which comes from helping some of our most challenged communities.

Do something different and step outside your ordinary today!

Join us for a short time (or long time) in the NT!

What's in it for you?

  • Short and long fixed-term contracts available (minimum 4 weeks)
  • Excellent remuneration + penalty rates
  • Rolling incentive retention bonus payments
  • Paid annual and personal leave
  • Paid professional development + allowance
  • Referral Programs
  • Rotating 24/7 roster
  • All your flights/travel (from your normal place of residence to NT)
  • Accommodation provided
  • Travel to and from work provided
  • Join a dedicated team of collaborative and supportive health professionals 
  • Regional and remote hospital and community clinic exposure
  • Great opportunity for exploring the Top End and Central Australia
  • Career defining experience in unique settings
  • Opportunity to boost your CV
  • Enormous satisfaction which comes from contributing to some of our most challenged communities
  • Exclusive discounts with Apple, Qantas, Hoyts Cinemas and more! 
  • Plus, ongoing 24/7 immediate mental health and counselling support via our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 


These are amazing opportunities for you to experience and work in remote and regional locations, and so if you are passionate about providing high quality health care and want to make a difference in people’s lives then this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for and now is the time to join Serco!

Royal Darwin Hospital & Palmerston Regional Hospital

RN - Mental Health

  • As an Emergency Liaison Mental Health Nurse (N4) you will be a key member of the Mental Health Access Team supporting patients presenting in the ED, supporting Mental Health outliers where required and liaising with community services
  • Training and support provided to be awarded NTs ‘Designated Mental Health Nurse’ status
  • Work across three key areas: Emergency Department; Acute Care and General Practice
  • Bring your experience and skills as well as your compassion and flexibility working within one of two teams: Inpatient Nursing Team and Mental Health Access Team.

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RN - Renal Dialysis

  • Roles available across four locations: Royal Darwin Hospital, Nightcliff Dialysis Unit, Palmerston Hospital Dialysis Unit and Tiwi Island
  • Gain experience initially at the Nightcliff Dialysis Unit and the RDH Unit, and then potentially at Palmerston and the beautiful Tiwi Island setting, as you join this progressive and dedicated team
  • Nightcliff is a most recent newly created 32-chair purpose-built facility designed by the Renal Team
  • If you have 2 years RD experience, let's talk.

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RN - Theatre (PeriOpeartive)

  • We have multiple opportunities available immediately for experienced Registered Nurses – PeriOperative to join our team of dedicated health professionals based at either the Royal Darwin Hospital or Palmerston Regional Hospital, Northern Territory
  • Short and long fixed term contracts available – your choice!
  • Minimum 2 years background in PeriOperative nursing

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Alice Springs & Katherine Hospitals

Registered Nurses - ED - Alice Springs

  • This is more than an exciting career opportunity – it's an opportunity to make a change and help one of the most vulnerable locations. 
  • Gain valuable experience in areas of health not necessarily available in other parts of Australia.
  • 4-week contract to start immediately – Experience Alice Springs! 

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Midwives - Katherine Hospital

  • An exciting opportunity for Nurses who specialise in Operating Theatre (Anaesthetic or Scrub Scout Nursing)
  • The Katherine Hospital is a non-specialist public hospital that services Katherine and the surrounding region and remote areas
  • Enjoy great opportunities that will enhance your experience in areas of health that are not necessarily available in other parts of Australia.

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RN - Operating Theatre - Alice Springs Hospital

  • We have multiple opportunities available immediately for experienced Registered Nurses – PeriOperative to join our team of dedicated health professionals based in Alice Springs, Northern Territory
  • You will work at the Alice Springs Hospital, NT and contribute to the high quality of health services offered to the community
  • The Alice Springs Hospital is 165-bed public hospital that services the Central Australian Region

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Our referral program

Do you know nurses and midwives interested in working in the Northern Territory? Each successful referral will attract a $500 Prezzee Gift card, payable upon the successful completion of the probationary period. If you would like to refer a friend, please contact our Talent Team on 1800 115 536 or email us at

Colleague benefits

Life in Darwin

Darwin is a thriving capital which attracts residents from across the country and travellers from all around the globe looking to experience its outdoor tropical lifestyle.

With waterfront dining, rich historical experiences, and access to the Tiwi Islands all within a few minutes of the city centre, there’s plenty to explore locally.

Food, glorious food

Darwin's close proximity to Asia and ocean of fresh catches combine to make it a modern dining delight.

Mindil Beach Sunset Market

The Mindil Beach Sunset Market is the heart of Darwin's cultural melting pot and truly epitomises the word 'multicultural'.

Darwin Waterfront

The Darwin Waterfront is in the heart of Darwin's CBD just walking distance from Smith Street Mall and the Esplanade.

Hospital Spotlight - Royal Darwin Hospital

Why Serco?

Serco and Proud

Make a difference every day.

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.

We are a team of 60,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services.

We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

Join us and make a difference every day

Sound interesting?

Come work with Serco and experience life in regional locations. Don’t miss out on these amazing opportunities in providing high quality healthcare and making a difference in people’s lives every day.

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Serco values of Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride underpin everything we do. We are curious, creative and collaborative. Our people help in ways that matter.

We are committed to diversity and we encourage people to apply from different backgrounds. By joining Serco you will have access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LBGTI+) Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.