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Allied Health

Allied Health

Working at Western NSW Local Health District in Allied Health, makes for a rewarding fast tracked career.

We are a network of over 500 Allied Health professionals who work together to bring the very best of care and fulfilling careers.  From large referral hospitals to remote multipurpose sites you’ll work both on your own and together in multidisciplinary teams, receiving training, upskilling and a range of other professional development opportunities.

With the support or more senior team members you will be exposed to and treat a broader range of cases, often more advanced than those in the metro areas.  Our communities appreciate your work and your skills level will surpass your city-based peers.

Our district leads in the delivery of virtual care so people can receive the highest quality care close to home.   In partnership with the Agency for clinical innovation we piloted the delivery of Allied Health by virtual care and now offer ongoing virtual care in the professions of

  • Dietetics
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Pathology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Social Work


Western NSW Local Health District also has allied health positions that qualify for the NSW Government’s Rural HECS-HELP incentive package, where in qualified positions you can reduce your HECS debt by an increasing amount each year (up to $20K), have an additional five days annual leave and 6 days leave for professional development.   Before you accept the position you can also fly out to the location to check it out to see if its for you.  Visit our Careers Portal to see if there are any HECS-HELP roles coming open, make a job alert or email us (wnswlhd-recruitment@health.nsw.gov.au) to express your interest.

We employ professionals across the following allied health services, including:​

  • Allied Health Assistants
  • Disability
  • Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Pharmacy
  • Occupational & Diversional Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Social Work & Welfare Services
  • Palliative Care​
  • Psychology
  • Speech Pathology & Audiology




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