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Time to balance work & lifestyle

Nestled between the Great Barrier Reef and a lush national park, Yarrabah offers an incredibly attractive work alternative to the usual pressures and pace of major cities and regional centres. 

A short 45-minute daily commute from the centre of Cairns, Yarrabah is well placed and convenient to the services and attractions of Cairns and the Far North.

Your drive each day to work will take you from the rolling cane fields to the mountain wilderness, allowing you the opportunity to relax and unwind, as you take that the scenic daily commute.

Gurriny Yealamucka Health Service is the community-controlled Indigenous health provider to over 4000 residents of Yarrabah.

Join a dynamic healthcare provider, that has recruited to create a constructive workplace culture where innovation, initiative, agility and lifelong learning and development is encouraged and achievement is recognised.

We’re an organisation that partners with community and strives to ensure that our community have confidence in the services we deliver, where residents value our contribution to their health and wellbeing.

Our region is well serviced with world class universities, the finest restaurants and hospitality choices, as well as direct international airlinks to the world.

Living is Cairns and working daily in Yarrabah offers a work/life balance that many only dream about.

Our region is the first choice for hundreds of thousands of tourists each year embarking upon a holiday of a lifetime.

This location of someone’s dream holiday, can now be your next backyard, front yard and natural swimming pool.

Gurriny Yealamucka Health Service allows you to balance work with lifestyle, career opportunities with a slower more relaxing pace, Yarrabah and Gurriny Yealamucka is your future.

It’s time to connect with Country and take the next step in your career. It’s time for Culturally Safe Care!

We need you! Career Opportunities


Team Leader Administration

We are currently seeking a suitably experienced Team Leader - Administration. 

The successful applicant will be a resident of Yarrabah and will be responsible for the coordination and management of the delivery of primary health care services to Yarrabah . 

The above is an Identified position. It is a genuine occupational requirement that an Identified position be filled by an Aboriginal person or Torres Strait Islander person, as permitted by and arguable under section 25, 104 and 105 of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act (1991).

All applications are to be received by the General Manager via email, no later than 4pm on Friday, 22 July 2022.  No late applications will be received.


Yarrabah Leadership Executive Project Officer

Yarrabah Leadership Forum is seeking a suitably experienced and qualified Executive Project Officer.

This role will require highly developed skills and experience to provide Leadership and accountability; Management diversity and span; Stakeholder management; Job context and environment; Independence and decision-making, and putting community goals and aspirations first .

All applications are to be received by the General Manager via email, no later than 4pm on Friday, 12 August 2022.  No late applications will be received.