Careers at CAHS

The Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS) is proud to be the leading service provider for paediatric healthcare in Western Australia as the state’s only dedicated health service for infants, children and young people.

Joining us means more than just a job. It's an opportunity to thrive in a values-led organisation committed to shaping a healthier future for children, young people and their families.

At the heart of CAHS are our core values: compassion, collaboration, equity, respect, excellence, and accountability.

These principles guide everything we do, creating a workplace culture that is both purposeful and dynamic, enabling us to achieve our vision of healthy kids, healthy communities.

We champion diversity and inclusion, fostering an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive. Your unique perspectives contribute to a rich tapestry of ideas, creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve.

Join us in delivering the highest standards of healthcare, education and research and make a difference in the health and well-being of WA’s children, young people and families. 

All CAHS vacancies are advertised on the WA Government Job Board.

Find out more about our career pathways and how to apply below.

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We are committed to building a sustainable, skilled Aboriginal health workforce from entry level to leadership roles, using a variety of career pathways and employment opportunities for Aboriginal people.

Find out more about how we support Aboriginal employment at CAHS.

Allied health and health science staff work together with other healthcare professionals to support a person’s medical care. 

Areas include: audiology, dietetics, medical imaging technology, medical science, medical physics, neurophysiology technology, nuclear medicine technology, occupational therapy, orthotics, pharmacy, psychology, physiotherapy, podiatry, respiratory science, sleep technology, social work, sonographer and speech pathology. 

The Department of Health has more information about Allied Health positions available

Are you from overseas, looking to work in Allied Health in WA? WA Health has some guidance on how to have your qualifications recognised.

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) offers support, advice and treatment to young people and their families who are experiencing mental health issues.

Join the CAMHS team in providing recovery-focused programs and services for children from birth until 18 years of age, with the option of working in one of 10 Community CAMHS clinics or at Perth Children's Hospital. 

Current vacancies

All CAMHS vacancies are advertised on the WA Government Job website.

Current Child Development Service (CDS) vacancies are advertised on the WA Government Job website.

The Child Development Service is a rewarding, collaborative work environment, with a friendly and talented multidisciplinary team who work together to provide assessment and intervention services to infants, children, young people and their families.

Our team includes:

  • Allied Health Assistants
  • Audiologists
  • Clinical Psychologists
  • Developmental Paediatricians
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Social Workers
  • Speech Pathologists

With 18 sites across the metropolitan area, a career at CDS offers flexibility and the option to work close to home, embedded within the community, in a values-based organisation that prioritises child- and family-centred care.

Find out more about a career at Child Development Service 

Our non-clinical professionals support all our clinical and patient support services deliver exceptional care to the children and young people of Western Australia. 

Non-clinical professionals undertake roles in:

  • administration/clerical support
  • child and family engagement
  • contract management
  • communications
  • finance
  • health promotion
  • hospital management
  • human resources
  • information technology
  • information resources (library)
  • medical illustrations
  • occupational health and safety
  • planning
  • policy
  • project management
  • procurement
  • public relations
  • business intelligence
  • records management
  • systems administration and many other roles.

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Doctors are involved in a wide range of direct patient care activities, including consultations, attending emergencies, performing operations and arranging medical investigations.

Search MedCareers WA for vacancies at CAHS and PCH.

Neonatology employs staff at the Neonatal Intensive Care Units at Perth Children's Hospital and King Edward Memorial Hospital, and the Newborn Emergency Transport Service WA (NETS WA).

These vacancies are advertised through the MedCareersWA website (medical roles) and the WA Government Jobs Board (all other roles). 

Get in touch

For enquiries about Neonatology medical roles, please contact:

Discover more about a medical career at CAHS Neonatology

Visit our Nursing careers page for more details about CAHS nursing opportunities.

CAHS employs a variety of support services roles directly assisting in patient care, such as:

  • cleaner
  • cook
  • courier
  • food service attendant
  • gardener
  • linen
  • mailroom
  • orderly
  • laboratory attendant
  • patient care assistant
  • store person
  • sterilisation technician
  • transport.

Search for vacancies in Patient Support Services

PCH Volunteers support patients, families and staff at PCH and at Child Health Centres, helping to make the CAHS experience positive and warm. Through play, giving directions, providing refreshments, supporting special events and so much more, our volunteers in tangerine are a hugely valuable and respected team.

Find out more about how to volunteer your time here.

Search our current vacancies on the WA Government Jobs Board by selecting Child and Adolescent Health Service in the ‘Agency’ menu. 

You can get job alerts straight to your inbox. 

Register at WA Government Jobs to have vacancies emailed to you.

If you're overseas and interested in finding out about moving to Perth and working for CAHS, visit International applicants.

Reimbursement for your relocation is available. 

Last Updated: 12/01/2024