Set on the Tropic of Capricorn on the southern Great Barrier Reef, Rockhampton and the capricorn coast is an enticing mix of modern city lifestyle laid-back country hospitality and stunning coastal bays and islands located 600 kilometers north of Queensland’s capital city of Brisbane.
Rockhampton is the business hub of the Capricorn region and is both a gateway to Queensland’s outback and some of Australia’s most unspoiled beaches and the southern Great Barrier Reef, situated on the banks of the mighty Fitzroy River, Rockhampton is renowned for its elegant Street scapes with majestic sandstone buildings the iconic life-sized bull statue represent the agricultural history of the city and its status as the beef capital of Australia.
Rockhampton is the Commerce Center for Central Queensland industry providing a base for government offices, legal and accounting firms and medical expertise including three hospitals the region boasts a great range of primary schools, private boarding schools and state secondary schools and the city’s friendly nature and relaxed lifestyle make it an ideal place to raise a family.
Rockhampton also boasts a great range of leisure activities restaurants quality shopping sporting clubs and facilities the city’s airport is well serviced with direct flights from Brisbane and connections to all major destinations, the beautiful seaside town of Yeppoon is an easy half-hour drive northeast of Rockhampton and is the main commercial centre of the Capricorn coast such is the easy proximity to rockhampton that 34% of the coasts employed residents choose the seaside lifestyle at yeppoon, Emu Park or one of the many beachside residential developments as their home base and commute daily to work in the city, the region boasts one of the best subtropical climates Queensland has to offer with over 300 days of sunshine taking advantage of the climate and natural wonders of the areas outdoor activities like fishing, golfing, cycling, swimming, Bush walking and sailing are popular pastimes that can be enjoyed by the whole family.
Rockhampton is also home to Australia’s largest regional University offering a broad range of vocational training courses and degree qualifications CQUniversity is Queensland’s only jewel sector University following its merger with CQ TAFE, CQ University is emerging as one of Australia’s truly great universities due in part to its remarkable growth and investment in the Health Sciences with many new courses rolled out and tens of millions spent on health labs course development infrastructure, even a high volume teaching community health clinic.
Len Richards chief executive of Central Queensland Hospital and Health Services, our integrated services are delivered in a diverse range of work environments and include population health services, Hospital inpatients, outpatients and emergency services community and mental health and aged care services at CQ health, we have a vision to change lives for the better which is why we’re looking for individuals, who will always put our patients first to achieve the best outcomes for them and for our organization at CQ health.
We’re committed to providing our staff with the best opportunities for learning and development providing training to assist our people in their current roles and to prepare them for future career opportunities, we also value the contribution of employees with family responsibilities, CQ health is committed to the development and implementation of more flexible working arrangements and conditions to enable employees with family responsibilities to balance their work and family commitments, we’re always looking for talented and enthusiastic professionals to come and join us if you’re considering a move for your career or just to escape that rigors of metropolitan life.
Rockhampton and the capricorn coast boast all the facility of a capital city without the hustle and bustle you.