Commonly asked questions about Aged Care Jobs in the Blue Mountains

  • Nursing is a career where you can make a fundamental difference in peoples’ lives - helping them to make the most of their days. Our Opal HealthCare Academy provides development opportunities so you can expand your knowledge and your circle of influence to make an impact as you grow in your career.

    Assistant in Nursing roles require you to have a Certificate Three in Individual Support.

    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

  • Springwood Greens Care Community is set within the bushland surrounds of Springwood in the lower Blue Mountains, opposite the Springwood Golf Club. You can find us at 79 Hawkesbury Rd, Springwood NSW 2777. 

  • 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 discounts

Opal HealthCare Communities nearby in the Blue Mountains

Katoomba Views

Katoomba Views

Katoomba Views Care Community is located in the beautiful World Heritage Blue Mountain, with delightful scenic views, we’re within easy reach of local shops, cafes and amenities.

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Quakers Hillside

Quakers Hillside

Known for its open design and well landscaped courtyards, Quakers Hillside is a beautiful Care Community in the heart of the Hills district.

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Bossley Parkside

Bossley Parkside

Bossley Parkside Care Community is set in a quiet residential area in the heart of Western Sydney. With sunny gardens and shaded courtyards, our residents enjoy spending time outdoors walking, tending the garden, and sharing time with others.

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