Commonly asked questions about Aged Care Jobs Brisbane

  • 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 require you to have experience working in a service industry.

    Lifestyle Officers require a Cert 4/Diploma of Individual Support, Ageing or Leisure and Health Well-being or Therapeutic Recreation, Occupational Therapy or Diversional Therapy

  • Oxley Grove Care Community is located 20 minutes south of Brisbane's CBD in a peaceful leafy precinct with easy access from the Ipswich motorway.  You can find us at 276 Blunder Road, Durack, QLD 4077

  • Oxley Grove is part of the Opal HealthCare family. 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 want to invest in your career in aged care and offer plenty of opportunities for your progression and development.

  • 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 carehospitality 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  

Nearby Opal HealthCare Communities


Calamvale Parklands

Calamvale Parklands Care Community is also located less than 30 minutes south of Brisbane CBD and our diverse mix of cultural heritage is a point of connection for our residents and team.

Calamvale Parklands

Berrinba Greens

Berrinba Greens Care Community is located just 30 minutes south of Brisbane CBD on a quiet cul-de-sac. Browns Plain Village Square and local amenities are five minutes away by car.

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Carseldine Greens

Carseldine Greens Care Community is located just 30 minutes north of Brisbane CBD with easy access to the Gateway Motorway, Our café is popular with residents and families alike as is a social hub in our Care Community.

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