Commonly asked questions about Opal HealthCare

  • Cameron Park Care Community enjoys the best of both worlds, being located in a quiet residential setting with the amenities of the Newcastle CBD within 30 minutes drive. Our aged care home is a thriving community of people primarily from the Newcastle and Hunter region. You can find us at 60 Northlakes Drive, Cameron Park, Newcastle, 2285.

  • 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 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 HealthCare Scholarships Program - where we support 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
 Tingira Hills

Tingira Hills

Tingira Hills Care Community is set in the Lake Macquarie region and is a modern and well-appointed home offers a variety of living spaces to spend time with family and friends.

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Raymond Terrace Gardens

Raymond Terrace Gardens

Raymond Terrace Gardens Care Community is located on the Hunter River just north of Newcastle, nestled amongst lush tropical gardens with colourful flower beds.

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Maitland Grange

Maitland Grange

Maitland Grange Care Community is centrally located near Rutherford Marketplace and just minutes from the Maitland town centre

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