Overseas Nurses

A large number of our staff are nurses travelling from all over the world.

We understand the need to make money whilst you are travelling and Allied Medistaff Nursing Service can offer you plenty of work opportunities during your stay in Sydney.

We can recommend good areas to stay during your visit in Sydney. It will help you to be close to transport in order to make your working vacation hassle free.

Getting started

  • Bank Account

    To open an account you must have your passport with you. Join one of our larger banks. Westpac, Commonwealth, ANZ or National Bank.

  • Mobile Phones

    All major phone companies have prepaid packages. You need a mobile phone to do agency work.

  • Medicare

    Medicare is the government run health organisation in Australia. Under reciprocal agreements, travellers form New Zealand, Sweden, Finland, Italy, Netherlands and the UK are entitled to immediate treatment. Those eligible to apply to receive a Medicare card need to show their passport and visa when applying at Medicare centres. Medicare can be contacted on 13 20 11.

  • Tax File Number

    You need a valid visa to obtain a TFN. You can apply in person or online at www.ato.gov.au/individuals. You have 28 days to provide your TFN to your employer.

  • Getting Around Sydney

    The transport system operates 24 hours day, 7 days a week. The transport information line is 131 500. We will give you good directions and all the details you need to get to work. We are happy to give friends shifts together where possible.

  • Register with Allied Medistaff Nursing

    Contact one of our friendly staff.