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Meet our nurses, Travel

Meet RM Nikita: Bucket List Pro and Suitcase Life Enthusiast

An avid sharer of her adventures, RM Nikita, has been putting in the hard yards in QLD to help mothers through pregnancy & childbirth. Steadily ticking off her bucket list, she's just embarked on her
Posted on January 19, 2022
Meet our nurses

Affinity Educator Shan’s return to site nursing

From Affinity Nurse Educator to site nurse! Find out what Shan's experience was like after returning to a site after a few years.
Posted on January 7, 2022
Meet our nurses

Meet RN Miriam: You get out what you put in

RN Miriam made her way to Bega, NSW earlier this year and shares her adventures in the area. Read more about her time there and add some ideas to your next NSW trip.
Posted on December 20, 2021

How Affinity Nurses Spent 2021

2021 has almost come to an end, but not without plenty of adventures, connections and experiences. See how we’re celebrating how Affinity Nurses spent their year across Australia.  
Posted on December 17, 2021
Meet our nurses, Travel

Life in Launceston with RN Kathy

With endless foods to eat and sights to see, RN Kathy shares her stories and experiences while working and travelling around Launceston.
Posted on December 10, 2021

Eat Like a Local – Yamba

With a full basket of activities to pluck at any time, a contract here is never a mistake. If you find it hard to leave, we don't blame you! Being at the forefront of nature's
Posted on December 3, 2021
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Meet our nurses

Meet RN Rebecca: The Big Queensland Adventure

RN Rebecca shares her journey in Queensland, and everything it has to offer for nurses looking to start travel nursing!
Posted on November 19, 2021
Career, Tips and Tricks

Becoming a Nurse Immuniser

Nurse immunisers have been the flavour of 2021, and have played an integral part of the pandemic response across Australia, including travel nursing.
Posted on November 12, 2021
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Road Tripping Along the Murray River

The Murray River is a favourite spot to travel along during nursing jobs, filled with fresh local produce and must do adventures.
Posted on October 29, 2021
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Meet RN Bridget: Falling in Love With the Kimberley

Registered nurse Bridget shares her experiences and learnings about travel nursing in Western Australia, and advice for budding travel nurses.
Posted on October 20, 2021
Career, Tips and Tricks

How to Enhance Your Nursing Profile

As you progress your nursing career, you may discover skills gaps you want to fill. Here is how you can stay sharp and enrich your profile.
Posted on October 15, 2021
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Location Spotlight: Broome, WA from Affinity Nurses

This beautiful coastal town is the perfect combination of red dirt and clear ocean. Its easy to see why Affinity Nurses constantly fall in love with this area!
Posted on October 1, 2021
Meet our nurses

Meet RN Jen: Working for MSF (Doctors Without Borders)

RN Jen Rural/ED Nurse 1. What does your background in nursing involve? I studied at Sydney University and took my new-grad placement in the Kimberley, WA. I then spent over three years there working in
Posted on September 27, 2021
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Affinity Clinical Education – Q&A

The unique lifestyle of Agency Nurses means that a unique approach to CPDs & education is a must - so we created Affinity Clinical Education!
Posted on September 17, 2021
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Career, Tips and Tricks

How to determine if your agency is the best fit for you!

Making sure you're with the right agency will help you feel valued and get your preferred roles and locations. Here's our tips for determining which agency is your best fit.
Posted on September 3, 2021
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Eat Like a Local – Cairns, QLD

Cairns in Far North Queensland is a location that needs little introduction or promotion amongst our nurses. It is one of the most popular and sought after locations for agency nurses for very obvious reasons
Posted on August 20, 2021

Affinity Clinical Education – What is it?

We have workshopped education to suit the very unique lifestyle of an agency nurse, with an in-house team of Nurse Educators: meet Affinity Ed!
Posted on August 6, 2021
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Public Vs. Private Hospitals – which sector is for you?

The differences between Public vs Private Hospitals can be confusing, so here's some of the factors that contribute to vastly different experiences.
Posted on July 23, 2021

Best Natural Hot Springs in NSW

NSW is home to some of the best natural hot springs. Read on to find out what hot springs you must visit next time you're in NSW!
Posted on July 9, 2021
Meet our nurses

Meet RN Richard: My way of becoming a more competent clinician

RN Richard “I first started working as an Enrolled Nurse in 2013 at the age of 39, and as a Registered Nurse in 2016. Prior to that I was a woolclasser, truck driver, and sheep
Posted on June 30, 2021
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Career, Tips and Tricks

What traits make for the most successful agency nurses?

Being an agency nurse is very different to traditional permanent employment. It takes different skills to really thrive in such a different professional lifestyle.
Posted on June 25, 2021
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Location Spotlight: Bundaberg, QLD

This coastal town is guaranteed to feel like home after a contract there! With many nearby beaches and fun experiences, it's a must.
Posted on June 11, 2021
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Tips and Tricks

How to prepare for your first contract

First times are nerve-wracking! Start feeling in control by reading our top tips for preparing before your first agency nursing contract.
Posted on May 28, 2021
Meet our nurses

Affinity Nurse Spotlight – RN Sarah

RN Sarah 9 years nursing experience 1. How has your time been at Cairns? The hospital is great. I have found the work in ED interesting, and I am constantly learning and seeing new things.
Posted on May 20, 2021
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Southern New South Wales

Southern NSW should be on every Affinity Nurse’s hitlist for 2021 – if you are looking for snow, adventure, the coast or even a peaceful place to eat and drink – Southern NSW has everything
Posted on May 14, 2021
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Interview with an Affinity Recruiter

Continue reading below to find out directly from Chelsea, how the Affinity Team advises our nurses on their agency careers Q: What is the first thing you ask nurses when searching for their next placements?
Posted on April 30, 2021
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Things to do in Tasmania this winter

Tasmania. Once forgotten on our country’s maps but no longer. Boasting some of the most picturesque sceneries and cultural fun, Tasmania is perfect for any time of year. With summer almost behind us, we look
Posted on April 16, 2021
Meet our nurses, Travel

Van Life – Ellie & Seamus

1. What made you want to travel and work together & how did you hear about Affinity? We both love to travel and we are nurses, so it’s a win win situation. The nursing is
Posted on March 25, 2021
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Meet our nurses

Affinity Nurse Spotlight – RN Shannon

RN Shannon 2 years nursing experience 1. When and why did you decide to do agency nursing in Australia? I have always wanted to travel and becoming a nurse gave me the perfect opportunity to
Posted on March 8, 2021
Meet our nurses

Affinity Nurse Spotlight – RN Alex

RN Alex 6 years nursing experience 1. How has your time been at Barcaldine? I’ve been really enjoying it! There is a really friendly community feel to the town, and the hospital and staff are
Posted on February 25, 2021