As an employer, Palmerston offers:

  • an organisation that values culture, diversity and inclusivity
  • excellent working conditions and environment
  • training and development support and opportunities for future growth
  • paid parental leave
  • salary packaging benefits
  • a healthy, values-based and flexible approach to work

Diversity and Inclusivity:

  • We seek and welcome diversity and a breadth of experience and backgrounds in our teams. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and people who identify as LGBTIQ+ are encouraged to apply. Our Diversity Statement  outlines our approach.
  • Palmerston is currently preparing for accreditation for Rainbow Tick as part of our ongoing commitment to delivering safe and inclusive services for LGBTQI+ people.

Essential information:

  • Police clearances are mandatory for all staff to commence with us. Please note presence of criminal history does not necessarily result in the denial of employment.
  • You may be required to obtain a Working With Children Check as part of your employment



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Student and Volunteer Pathways

Palmerston supports student placements at many of our sites, these are generally arranged through agreement with your university or college. Palmerston also supports volunteers. Most of our volunteers are people who have trained through the Volunteer Drug and Alcohol Counsellors’ Training Program run by the Mental Health Commission. If you do not have the opportunity to enter through the pathways mentioned and you are interested in becoming a Student or Volunteer at Palmerston please register via the below form. We review registrations regularly and will be in contact when we have a suitable opportunity available.

To get an insight as to what it is like to Palmerston hear what our staff have to say!