What is a Department of Health and Aged Care (DoHA) emergency surge contract?

This is a Short Term Contract where you will be working under the Department of Health travel nurse/carer arrangement. In addition to an attractive casual pay rate and penalties, you will also get a daily allowance of $127/day. Your role is to provide nursing support to various aged care facilities. This is a great opportunity to travel around Australia at no cost to you, as well as meet new and exciting people at different facilities and locations. Once you are on the contract, your work hours are full time hours. HealthX will organise and pay for your accommodation while on this contract, as well as organise and pay for your transport when you rotate from one location/facility to another.