Commonly asked questions about Aged Care Jobs in the Central Coast

  • 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

  • Located just an hour north of Sydney and south of Newcastle, the Central Coast provides the perfect mix of urban hubs, national parks and beautiful beaches. 

  • 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 Central Coast

Berkeley Va;e

Berkeley Vale

Berkeley Vale Care Community is located on the Central Coast in a peaceful spot near Tuggerah Lake and Chittaway Bay, with local beaches and parkland around the corner.

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Norah Head

Norah Head

Norah Head Care Community is nestled in a quiet suburban street enjoying the best of both peaceful surrounds and easy access to the amenities of the Central Coast. 

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Killarney Vale

Killarney Vale

Killarney Vale Care Community is located on the Tuggerah Lake foreshore allowing residents and their families to enjoy light-filled spaces, shaded courtyards and beautifully landscaped gardens. 

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