in aged care

What's your passion?

Opal HealthCare is one of Australia’s largest aged care providers with over 9000 dedicated team members caring for more than 7500 residents in 84 Care Communities across New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia, and we are growing each year. We believe investing in our team is essential to providing quality care for our residents both now and in the future.

We offer a diverse range of career pathways through  our six schools of education - Nursing and Health Services, Hospitality. Wellbeing and Lifestyle, Business Services, Research and Leadership, Read on to discover the exciting and fulfilling opportunities available to you at Opal HealthCare.

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Commonly asked questions about Opal HealthCare

  • Yes, you are required to have a current police check to work in aged care. If you do not hold a valid check we 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 HealthCare 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
    • Scholarships Program - where Opal HealthCare 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.