Rockingham Peel Group (RkPG) offers employment opportunities in a range of fields and professions. These fields include:

  • medicine
  • nursing
  • allied health
  • administration/clerical
  • engineering/technical support, such as trades, grounds and facilities maintenance
  • support services, such as  catering, cleaning, patient assistance.

Employment at RkPG offers a rewarding career in a growing health service.

As a part of the South Metropolitan Health Service, the RkPG aims to provide opportunities for professional development, a friendly and supportive work environment.

For more information about employment opportunities at Rockingham Peel Group, visit the WA Government Jobs Board (external  site) to view current vacancies.

Careers in allied health

There are a range of allied health professionals working at RkPG in the areas of:

  • clinical psychology
  • nutrition
  • occupational therapy
  • pharmacy
  • physiotherapy
  • podiatry
  • social work
  • speech pathology

Find out more about the training and registration requirements (external site) for many of these jobs.

Careers in medicine

Our medical staff work across inpatient and community services and we have positions for junior and senior medical practitioners including:

  • interns
  • resident medical officers
  • registrars
  • consultants.


Visiting Medical Practitioners (specialist and general practitioners) must be credentialled to Rockingham General and Murray District Hospitals to offer specialist services.


All doctors must be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA) (external site).

You need to make sure you are eligible for registration through one of three pathways:

  • standard
  • competent authority
  • specialist.

Overseas Trained Doctors

Find more information for overseas qualified doctors interested in working in Western Australia (external site).

For details of specific vacancy and eligibility requirements, please refer to the WA Government Jobs Board (external site).

Careers in nursing

Our nurses are in a range of roles across clinical, managerial and education disciplines.

Whether you are a new graduate or a seasoned and experience nurse, we encourage you to find out more about our opportunities. 

Graduate Nurse and Midwifery Program

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The Rockingham Peel Group (RkPG) is uniquely positioned as an evolving and expanding health care provider in the fastest growing health service in WA – the South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS).

We can offer you a positive and rewarding start to your professional career as well as the chance to be part of our friendly and dynamic nursing team.

Our Graduate Program is a 12-month fixed term contract with two clinical rotations of six months each. We have two Registered Nurse intakes per year (February and August), one Registered Midwifery intake (February) and one Enrolled Nurse intake (August).

Our staff are committed to providing a supportive environment where you will be assisted to develop clinical competence and safe practice.

All enrolled and registered nurse and midwifery graduates are required to apply for positions online at GradConnect (external site)

Mental Health Graduate Program for Registered Nurses

The Registered Nurse Graduate program offers a 12-month program in mental health nursing in partnership with Notre Dame University. Recruitment into this program is through the SMHS MH option via GradConnect, the WA Department of Health’s centralised graduate recruitment website.

During the program, graduates will have the opportunity to work across a wide range of practice settings, gaining a broad range of clinical experience, and be provided with regular and ongoing clinical support, through site-based preceptorship model.

Read more about the program (external PDF 244KB).

Contact us

For enquiries relating to casual employment as a nurse

Duty Nurse Manager, Beds and Staffing
Telephone: 9599 4770

For information about general nursing opportunities

Nursing Human Resource Consultant
Telephone: 9599 4304

For information on our Graduate Nurse Programs

Graduate Program Coordinator
Telephone: 9599 4628

For enquiries relating to medical positions

Medical Human Resources Consultant
Telephone: 9599 4302

For all other disciplines including short-term, contract or relief work

Email or post your resume to the Human Resources Department
Postal Address: PO Box 2033, Rockingham Western Australia 6967