Where To Find Nursing Jobs In South Africa

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Nurses play an important role in healthcare systems all over the world. Being a nurse can be a very fulfilling and rewarding job, especially if you have a passion for helping others and want to improve their lives. Here's where you can find nursing jobs in South Africa. 


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So, you've completed your studies and have become a Registered Nurse. Now, you want to venture into the field and put all that you've learnt and practised into work. Here's where to find nursing jobs in South Africa. 

Like most of the world, South Africa is facing a healthcare crisis in which additional healthcare professionals, such as nurses, are in demand. The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted just how important nurses are, increasing the need for qualified nurses. 

But, keep in mind, just because there is a demand for nurses, does not guarantee you a job placement. 

Searching for your first nursing job will present its own set of challenges and will probably take some time before you find one that sticks. Try searching on various job websites for openings as a Registered Nurse or any nursing vacancy your level of qualification grants you access to.

Here’s a list of a few places where you can begin your job search:

Careers Portal: 

The Careers Portal uploads new jobs and vacancies in South Africa and abroad, every day onto their website. Careers Portal helps you find your ideal job and how to get into the job market. If you are looking for work and opportunities then Careers Portal can help.


Established in 2005, Careers24 is one of South Africa's leading careers portal. Providing companies and recruiters with the platform to post job ads and give job seekers the opportunity to apply to 1000s of vacancies, Careers24 is a good place to start your nursing job search.


LinkedIn is a business and employment-focused online service operating on websites and mobile apps. The platform is for users to search for jobs, upload their CVs, professionally network and for employers to post job vacancies. The site also offers a multitude of free educational courses for users to take and improve on certain skills. 


SAGovJobs is a recruitment and job search management portal for government departments, educational institutions and public entities. The aims of SAGovJobs is to simplify the distribution of job opportunities and create easy access for job searching for South Africans. 


SimplyHired South Africa helps millions of people find great jobs by collecting job listings from thousands of websites and job boards. It then advertises those jobs on its website and mobile app. Job seekers search job listings on Simply Hired by keyword and location to find jobs of interest.


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