Commonly asked questions about Aged Care Jobs in Perth

  • There are many clinical roles that require qualifications in aged care but if you have a passion to work in this industry we can support you on a career pathway from no qualifications to fully qualified nurses, managers and administration support.  Check our the Opal HealthCare Academy for more information on career pathways.

    Registered Nurses are required to have a Bachelor of Nursing degree and a current AHPRA registration.

    General Service Officers do not require any qualifications but experience working in a service industry is beneficial.

    Hospitality Attendants are required to have a Certificate Four in Commercial Cookery, Diploma in Hospitality Management and/or Post Graduate qualifications that are industry relevant. 

    Lifestyle Officers are required to have a Certificate Four/Diploma of Individual Support, Ageing or Leisure and Health Well-Being or Therapeutic Recreation or Occupational Therapy or Diversional Therapy. 

  • Applecross Shore Care Community is located in a beautiful brand new building within the foreshore of the Swan River in Perth. You can find us at 30 Carron Road, Applecross, Perth, WA 6153

  • Yes, in Opal HealthCare we require you 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 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 discount 

Opal HealthCare Communities nearby in Perth

Alfred Cove

Alfred Cove

Known for our vibrant community atmosphere, Alfred Cove is a beautiful Care Community in the heart of Melville.

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Murdoch Gardens

Murdoch Gardens

Murdoch Gardens Care Community is located in a peaceful neighbourhood adjacent to Murdoch University with a retirement village next door. Our home is just 20 minutes south of the Perth CBD

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Carine Parkside

Carine Parkside

Carine Parkside Care Community is located 15 minutes northwest of Perth, we are well-positioned near the stunning shores of North Beach, Karrinyup Shopping Centre and neighbouring parklands, with ample public transport options.

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