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We are very proud of our long-standing partnerships with tertiary education providers, allied health professionals and specialist organisations. We continue to develop partnerships with others to build our Opal talent, deliver exceptional customer service and enrich the lives of our elders.

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Commonly asked questions about Opal

  • Yes, you are required to have a current police check to work in aged care. If you do not hold a valid check Opal can organise this for you as part of the recruitment process.

    We also conduct two (2) reference checks and a medical check which may include pre-employment drug testing.


  • We offer structured career pathways across all areas of care, hospitality and lifestyle. You can progress your aged care career at Opal through a number of pathways supported by our professional development and training programs.

  • Yes, we have a number of training programs in place to support your career pathway, including:

    • Induction and on the job training
    • Online learning
    • Opal Scholarships Program - where Opal supports team members financially towards further studies
    • Traineeships
    • Graduate Registered Nurse Program
    • Internal leadership programs for new, emerging and existing leaders
    • Australian College of Nursing membership discounts


  • Yes, we offer sponsorship for Registered Nurses only. This usually occurs in regional areas around Australia.