Make a Difference
Join us in Keeping Our Generations Growing Strong
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Why Work For Wuchopperen?

Make a meaningful difference with us.

Wuchopperen Health Service Limited has been providing primary health care services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for over 40 years. Our workforce has a range of professional, clinical, allied health, social emotional wellbeing and administration positions.

  • We have two sites in Cairns and a growing number of supplementary services and partnerships.
  • We have a diverse workforce of over 180 employees.
  • 65 percent of our team identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Our team is dedicated to the Wuchopperen vision: Keeping Our Generations Growing Strong. If you would like to make a difference, and improve the health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, please look at our Current Vacancies below and apply today.

What makes a difference for you?

Salary packaging tax savings

Save tax and increase your take home pay by packaging living expenses and bills (up to $15,900) and meal entertainment (up to $2,650) per year. You can even purchase a new car through our leasing options.

Leave benefits

We offer 5 weeks annual leave and leave loading of 17.5% per annum pro rata. In addition to paid public holidays, we also offer 2 additional days to celebrate NAIDOC and Wuchopperen’s Anniversary.

Career development

We offer a wide range of job opportunities, whether you’re looking to expand your career, or wanting your work life to fit in with your lifestyle.

Parental leave benefits

We offer 12 weeks paid parental leave and 2 weeks paid partner leave, (after 6 months of employment), as we understand the importance of being with your family in the early months of your child’s life for both parents. This is in addition to the government’s paid leave scheme.

Ongoing learning and development

We recognise learning is essential for personal growth, professional development and for inspiring great teams. We offer blended experiential, collaborative and formal learning.

Health and wellness programs

We support your health and wellbeing through an Employee Assistance Program.

Lifestyle flexibility

We offer flexible, hybrid work arrangements supporting work-life balance, where practicable including: work from home options for some roles; flexible roster practices; part-time; job share; purchase of up to 4 weeks additional leave; and leave at half pay options.

Inclusive, values-based culture

Everyone is welcome! As an inclusive workplace, diversity is at the core of who we are, our values and mission. We embrace all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity; and are committed to building long-term employment opportunities for First Nations peoples.

We offer cultural leave (paid and unpaid) to celebrate NAIDOC or other culturally significant events.

Requirement for a Blue Card

The employment and engagement of workers at Wuchopperen is dependent on being the holder of a current and valid Blue Card.  This means that workers will need to have a valid blue card before they are able to begin work.

You are welcome to apply with Wuchopperen before holding a Blue Card, however, candidates for positions should submit an application directly to Blue Card Services as soon as possible.

Expressions of Interest

We invite Expressions of Interest from:

  • Aboriginal Health Workers
  • Clinical Psychologists
  • Dietitians
  • Diabetes Educators
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Medical Officers (FRACGP / FACRRM)
  • Registered Nurses
  • Midwives
  • Optometrists
  • Podiatrists
  • Speech Pathologists

In accordance with Wuchopperen’s privacy processes, we will keep your EOI on file for three months.

Applicants are encouraged to contact Wuchopperen directly.

Recruitment enquiries can be directed to

Current Vacancies