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Get reimbursed for applicable training and education courses each year.

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HCA Rural & Remote Education Allowance

Registered & Enrolled Nurses, Midwives and Carers who work a 6+ week Rural & Remote placement with HCA have access to a capped reimbursement on applicable training and education courses per calendar year.

  • RNs, ENs and RMs are eligible for a maximum $1000 reimbursement on applicable training and education courses following the successful completion of two (2) minimum 6 week Rural & Remote placements in 2021.
    • RNs, ENs and RMs are eligible for a $500 reimbursement on applicable training and education courses following the successful completion of:
      • Their first minimum 6 week Rural & Remote placement in 2021.
    • RNs, ENs and RMs are eligible for reimbursement of an additional $500 on applicable training and education courses following the successful completion of:
      • Their second minimum 6 week Rural & Remote placement in 2021 OR
      • A minimum 12-week single placement OR
      • Cumulative placements equaling 12+ weeks
    • Carers (PCA, AIN, CL3) are eligible for a maximum $200 reimbursement on applicable training and education courses following the successful completion of a minimum 6 week Rural & Remote placement in 2021.
    • Reimbursement is only payable upon presentation of tax invoice receipt and certificate showing successful course completion.
    • Candidates must be active and working with the HCA R&R Division to claim reimbursement.
    • Tax and super-legislative requirements apply.
    • All payments are at the discretion of HCA.
    • HCA reserves the right to extend or end this promotion at any time.

Examples of eligible courses include those offered by HCA and external accredited providers:

  • HCA Mandatory competencies
  • Understanding Vaccines and the National Immunisation Program
  • MEC (Midwifery Emergency Course)
  • REC (Remote Emergency Course)
  • ALS (Advanced Life Support)
  • Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Carers Medication Administration training or
  • Any course which is deemed to be applicable by HCA to your role as an R&R candidate.

Why give Rural & Remote placements a try?

Working in Rural & Remote communities will give you exposure to the kind of healthcare you just don’t see or experience in the big city – it is a unique, eye-opening and rewarding experience! You will have the opportunity to make an extraordinary difference to the lives of Australians by providing access to healthcare services in regional, rural and isolated locations. Healthcare Australia is the nursing agency of choice for Rural & Remote placements. Some of the reasons healthcare professionals choose to work with Healthcare Australia include:

FREE travel within Australia & subsidised international travel allowances
Annual $500 Education Allowance
Diverse placement opportunities – explore Australia!
A dedicated R&R consultant to provide personalised support & guidance