Employment & Careers
Who we are
The Illawarra-Shoalhaven Medicare Local is a not-for-profit organisation which offers a diverse range of primary health care services, through service brokerage and direct delivery and purchasing to improve the health outcomes of our community.
The role of the Illawarra-Shoalhaven Medicare Local is to lead and support the primary health care sector to achieve significant improvements in the health and wellbeing of our population. Our role is to collaborate with existing providers to ensure integrated service delivery and to enhance and develop service delivery where gaps are identified.
Our team consists of a diverse range of service, project and clinical staff. These staff are located across the following Illawarra-Shoalhaven Medicare Local sites:
- Wollongong Office, Keira Street
- Bomaderry Office, Meroo Road
- headspace Illawarra, Smith Street, Wollongong
- headspace Shoalhaven, North Street, Nowra
- Shell Cove Family Health, Shallows Drive, Shell Cove
We are passionate about what we do, and committed to fostering a friendly, flexible, innovative and professional team environment.
The Illawarra-Shoalhaven Medicare Local currently employs staff with the following qualifications, skills and backgrounds:
- information technology
- human resources
- registered and clinical psychologists
- exercise physiologists
- indigenous health
- youth work
- mental health nurses
- practice nurses
- general practitioners
- practice support / allied health engagement officers / project officers (various backgrounds/qualifications including allied health, health sciences and health promotion)
If you have skills, qualifications (or studying towards) and/or a background in any of these professions contact us to discuss employment or student placement opportunities.
The range of benefits available to Illawarra-Shoalhaven Medicare Local staff includes a real commitment to work life balance, flexible working conditions, personal and carer's leave and paid parental leave. We place a high priority on professional development and offer excellent salary packaging opportunities.
Illawarra-Shoalhaven Medicare Local is endorsed by the Australian Tax Office as a "Health Promotion Charity" and therefore exempt from paying Fringe Benefits Tax on benefits provided to employees through salary packaging, subject to certain limits. Illawarra-Shoalhaven Medicare Local employees are currently able to salary package up to $16,050 per fringe benefits tax year. Salary packaging is available to full time, part time and casual employees.
Illawarra-Shoalhaven Medicare Local is an equal opportunity employer.
To find out more about employment opportunities with the Illawarra-Shoalhaven Medicare Local contact us:
Street Address: Level 1, 336 Keira Street, Wollongong NSW 2500
Postal Address: PO Box 1198, Wollongong NSW 2500
Telephone: (02) 4220 7600
Facsimile: (02) 4226 9485