Why work with us

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If you’re looking for a rewarding role in a growing sector, Opal HealthCare could be the right choice for you. 

At Opal HealthCare we’re passionate about care. Our values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence stand for C.A.R.E which is at the heart of everything we do. 

Our purpose is to bring joy to those we care for and our commitment to enhancing lives extends beyond our residents to every member of our team.

That’s why we created the Opal HealthCare Academy. Our Academy provides exciting opportunities for our team to grow and develop their skills, knowledge and clinical practice through a range of diverse and engaging development programs.

We offer an extensive range of career pathways at Opal HealthCare across all aspects of our organisation, supported by programs and training courses delivered through our six Schools of education - Nursing and Health ServicesHospitalityMeaningful LifeBusiness ServicesResearch and Leadership.

And we have an extensive suite of learning and development activities delivered in collaboration with our education and training partners to support you to build and accelerate your career with us.

Join us and make a meaningful difference

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Commonly asked questions about Opal HealthCare

  • 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.

  • Opal offers formal career pathways across all areas of care, hospitality and lifestyle. You can progress your aged care career at Opal through a number of pathways supported by our professional development and training programs.

  • Yes Opal has a number of training programs in place to support your career pathway in aged care.

    Such programs and support include:

    • Induction and on the job training
    • Online learning
    • Opal Scholarships Program  - where Opal supports its 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


  • Yes Opal offers sponsorship for Registered Nurses only. This usually occurs in Regional areas.