Work for us

Become a member of a growing and dedicated team of healthcare professionals. Join one of the fastest growing sectors in healthcare. Be part of South Coast Private, the Illawarra’s premier mental health hospital.

Do you have the drive?

If you are an outstanding talent in the clinical or non-clinical side of healthcare and a passion for enhancing patient outcomes, the ability to work collaboratively with committed healthcare professionals to provide a better experience for our patients, we want to hear from you. Please upload your current resume with a cover letter explaining why you want to be part of our team at South Coast Private and what you can bring to our hospital.

“Working at South Coast Private has been one of the most rewarding and best decisions I have made in my professional career. Without question, the friendliest team of committed professionals I have come into contact with”.

South Coast Private, a preferred employer of choice in the Illawarra.

On 1st December 2015, South Coast Private held our inaugural Staff Recognition Program acknowledging team members dedication and commitment to working at South Coast Private.

The entire South Coast Private team attended an exclusive morning tea prepared by the hospital’s resident chef, Alex Sevastis and his kitchen team.

The hospital received 73 nominations across 4 categories (non-clinical team, non-clinical individual, clinical team and clinical individual).

  • David Henry RN received the clinical individual recognition award
  • Our dedicated level 4 nursing team won the clinical team recognition award
  • Gareth Jones, Program Coordinator won the non-clinical individual recognition award
  • The South Coast Private Kitchen Dining team, led by Alex won the non-clinical team recognition award

Current vacancies

Current Vacancies: We are currently accepting applications for full time, part time and casual positions for the below roles:

  • Experienced Registered Nurse (3 years + experience)
  • Endorsed Enrolled Nurse

Please note mental health and drug alcohol experience is highly desirable but not essential. If you would like to apply for a position, please complete one of the Employment Forms below and email it to:

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On 13 April 2017, Healthe Care Australia (“Healthe Care”), Australia’s third largest corporate private hospital operator and pan-Asian health care services group acquired Evolution Healthcare’s three Illawarra hospitals: Shellharbour Private Hospital, South Coast Private Hospital and Wollongong Day Surgery.

Healthe Care currently has:

  • 35 private hospitals (34 in Australia and one in New Zealand)
  • Approaching 7,000 staff
  • Near 2,500 hospital beds

While this website is updated to reflect Healthe Care guidelines, please access information regarding the hospital and its services as usual. For further information about Healthe Care and its 35-strong hospital network, please visit