Theatres jobs

Joining the St John of God Murdoch Hospital team means making a change for the better. We are an empowered, engaged and innovative team that support one another through thick and thin. We work hard, love what we do and we consistently put the patient at the heart of our Mission.

Welcome to your future at Murdoch

What positions are available? 

We are now recruiting caregivers for our powerhouse team in the main operating theatres. 

Expressions of interest open for:

  • Enrolled and Registered Nurses – Scrub/Scout
  • Anaesthetic Technicians or Registered Nurses

Contact Theatres Manager Jodie Attwater for further information or to express interest.


For the right candidate, we are willing to contribute financially to relocate you and your family to sunny Perth and support you to find your feet in Western Australia. This would include relocation and accommodation costs on arrival to Perth.

Overseas or recently arrived?

Join us in the sunshine!

We can provide you with a permanent residency visa and we’ll even transfer existing sponsorship visa's from your current Australian hospital.

Already in Perth and working elsewhere?

Give our theatre leadership team a call to have a confidential chat about what we can do for your career and maybe even come by to see our place and meet the team.

For those that need it, new permanent residency visa and visa transfer is available from your current employer.

Being Murdoch

St John of God Murdoch Theatres is a fast-paced environment and we work hard. We make no apologies for it and there’s no time to be bored here. 

We work hard because we care

We care about our patients receiving the best clinical and compassionate care and we care about our team members.  While you’re busy caring for others, the hospital is busy caring about you. We invest in our people with training, and professional and personal development. These aren’t just throw away lines, we mean it.

We are looking for people with a good work ethic. You’ll be rewarded with benefits and perks beyond your pay check, but there’s also something you can’t put a price on. You’ll go home feeling fulfilled about a solid day’s work. Work that has made a huge difference in someone’s life.

About our workplace

We invest in our people with training, and professional and personal development. We are the only Australian hospital licensed to facilitate world-leading healthcare leadership and patient experience programs centred on Relationship-based Care and empowering our caregivers. We also teach and practice mindfulness and meditation to ensure you are feeling great.

Learn more about Thrive at Murdoch development program.

Murdoch Theatres

We have 16 main operating theatres, an angio suite, endoscopy unit and St John of God Murdoch Hospital Surgicentre. You’ll be exposed to the latest in surgical technology, including robotics, and work with some of the highest calibre surgeons in Australia who are usually based onsite in our consulting suites.

Our Clinical Command Centre is the hub that oils the theatre machine, with information feeding into and out of a central location to co-ordinate patient flow, equipment and available beds in recovery and on the wards. Our super-organised CCC Team know exactly where patients are up to on their theatre journey at all times.

The benefits 

The theatres caregiver tearoom is serviced all day long with fresh snacks and a seriously good coffee machine to use whenever you like, all free of charge. You’re also welcome to visit the main caregiver dining room to purchase meals from our daily changing menu as well.

As a St John of God Health Care caregiver, you’re also offered great employee benefits.


MURTEC is the southern regions most comprehensive clinical training and conferencing facility and is utilised by our caregivers to keep up to date with clinical competencies and exceptional patient care.

Our state of the art, modern facilities including clinical exam simulation rooms and a single and double demonstration ward and we have a learning and development team ready to help you!

Life on the Murdoch hospital campus

Not only do we have two hospital-owned cafes, we also have the Coffee Club, a retail pharmacy and The General Sherman for meals and an after work drink, all onsite.

Nearby are Fiona Stanley Hospital and Murdoch University and TAFE. There’s even the Wanslea Early Learning centre a stone’s throw away for the little ones.

What do our team say about working at Murdoch?

‘The team feel like family”

“My work makes a difference in someone’s life. And that’s a great feeling.”

“I like the flexibility here”

“There’s always a chance to learn something new”

“Everything we do is for the patient”

“I work with some of the latest robotic technology”

“The work is challenging”

“There’s never a dull moment here”

“There’s room to grow”

“Money is one thing, but job satisfaction is another”

“Varying hours allow me to enjoy my hobbies”

“I’ve never liked my job so much”

“I have a clear career path”

Find out more

For a confidential and informal chat with us, or even a walk through our facilities, please contact:

Theatres Manager Jodie Attwater
Tel:  0478 301 746
Email: [email protected]

Looking to re-start your nursing future after a family break or time in another career? We can fast-track your re-entry to nursing.

Search our current job vacancies or find more information about working at St John of God Health Care.