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Employee benefits

We offer:

  • Professional development opportunities 
  • Salary Packaging
  • Wellbeing resources and Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discounts
  • Corporate and environmental sustainability
  • Volunteering and social impact opportunities

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Health & Wellbeing

We have a Mental Health & Wellbeing partnership with Assure Programs to provide employee assistance to our caregivers and their immediate family members. The Employee Assistance Program offers free confidential practical, solution-focused support for a wide range of problems that may be affecting you. As a quality provider, who predominantly use only qualified and registered psychologists to deliver their services, we feel Assure Programs are best placed to support the mental health and wellbeing of our biggest asset: our people.

Employees can access Assures’ broad range of wellbeing services are available to you at no cost. All services are free and confidential with no identifying information given back to the organisation. These services are designed to help you improve your health and wellbeing, resolve any personal, family or work-related concerns and assist you in reaching your goals.

Flu Vaccination is free to all staff. 

Please note: Staff 65 years and over are asked to speak to their GP to arrange a vaccination.

Financial benefits

Through Smartsalary Mater offers employees the ability to claim up to $15,900 per FBT year and, by packaging their personal expenses under Mater’s tax-free cap entitlement, they can significantly reduce their annual tax bill.

In addition, there is also an annual cap amount of $2,650 for Meal Entertainment. Employees can package their Meal Entertainment Cap by signing up for a Smartsalary Salary Packaging and Meal Entertainment Card.

For other information including Vehicle Leasing and other Smartsalary benefits check out below:

To see how you could benefit Smartsalary has calculators online to show how you can benefit with your information and pay.

Mater Private Hospital Townsville has relationships with a numbner of private healthcare providers who offer corporate discounts to our staff. We encourage you to ask your provider if they offer a discount to our Hospital.

Other benefits

Our employees are at the heart of our organisation, and we invest in our staff through training and development opportunities, including:

  • Legislative and compliance training
  • Clinical education
  • Inter-professional and non-clinical training
  • Professional development
  • Leadership development
  • Talent programs, including succession planning
  • Staff engagement and wellbeing programs

We also coordinate early career programs (graduate programs), education and training needs analysis, and education aligned to competency frameworks.

We conduct classroom learning, simulation activities, and online education which is available at: 

Mater Learn Book 

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