Jobs in aged care

Jobs in aged care

Find your career with Opal HealthCare

Opal HealthCare is one of Australia’s largest aged care providers with over 12,500 dedicated team members caring for more than 9,000 residents in 100 Care Communities across New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia, and we are growing each year. We want to invest in your career in aged care and have a wide variety of jobs in aged care.  We believe investing in our team is essential to providing quality care for our residents both now and in the future.  There are many professional development opportunities for your aged care career and we offer a range of career pathways through our six schools of education at the Opal Academy.

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Commonly asked questions about jobs in aged care and 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 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 at Opal HealthCare 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
    • Scholarships Program - where Opal HealthCare supports 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, we offer sponsorship for Registered Nurses only. This usually occurs in regional areas around Australia. For more information, click here

  • Yes. Our Opal HealthCare refer a friend program is a great opportunity for all existing Opal HealthCare team to successfully refer a friend for a job with us and get an added financial bonus. For more information, click here.