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Aged care careers

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Working in aged care is a rewarding career. Anglicare’s aged care services span home care, retirement living and residential aged care, so there are a wide range of employment opportunities for you to choose from. 

Join an organisation that strives to make sure every resident and client in their care feels valued, safe and respected. Be part of a supportive team that gives you opportunities to learn and grow. 

Anglicare has more than 70 years’ experience in aged care… so don’t miss your chance to make a real difference in the lives of older people in your community, while working for a leading aged care provider!

Areas in aged care

Home care worker
As an Anglicare At Home Care Worker, you’ll help older people keep their independence as you help with personal care, domestic cleaning, meal preparation, transport and social support… and the need is growing! If you’re after a career that offers flexibility, there are part-time and casual roles available.
If you have a heart for the elderly and a passion for caring, then look no further than a Carer role at one of Anglicare’s residential care homes. Benefits include above award rates of pay, a comprehensive orientation program, ongoing education and training opportunities… so you can ensure that residents receive outstanding care. Traineeships are also available for those without qualifications.
Registered nurse
Benefits include above award rates of pay and a comprehensive orientation. After 12 months of service, you will also receive a Study Bonus of up to $3,000 to contribute towards the repayment of your study debt. Find further opportunities for career progression with the Nursing Scholarship Program. If you have excellent clinical assessment skills and a passion for enriching the lives of older people, then we want to hear from you!
Allied health professional
Use your clinical skills to provide personalised care that supports the independence and dignity of Anglicare residents and clients and helps to improve their quality of life. Opportunities exist for physiotherapists, physiotherapy aides and assistants, occupational therapists, nutritionists, speech pathologists and mental health practitioners. Join an amazing team who love what they do!
Lifestyle workers
Provide a wide variety of engaging activities for Anglicare residents to choose from, enrich their lives and help contribute to their wellbeing. This could include coordinating outings, developing programs that foster meaningful relationships or simply organising activities that make things interesting around the home. If you want to create a vibrant community, then this is a job for you. 
Residential aged care and retirement village managers
Oversee all operations at an Anglicare residential aged care home or retirement villages. Lead a team to provide clinical, spiritual and lifestyle support to residents and foster a caring and welcoming environment for all. Benefits include excellent pay and salary packaging, plus ongoing learning and development opportunities. If you’re a committed and experienced aged care leader who is dedicated to supporting communities, then this is where you can do the best work of your life!
Health and wellness consultants
Play a key role in providing the very best care and support to retirement living residents. Assist them to remain living independently at home for as long as possible. 
Gardeners and maintenance roles
We want all of our villages and residential care facilities to feel like home… that’s where you come in! Maintenance roles cover anything from carpentry works, painting and lock repairs to appliance fault-finding. Gardeners perform tree care, minor landscaping projects, mulching, weeding and watering.

What you’ll love about working with Anglicare!

  • A warm, welcoming culture.
  • Ongoing training and development with a focus on your career growth.
  • Flexible working arrangements with a strong focus on work / life balance.
  • An experienced and passionate leadership team who are supportive and consultative.
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging benefit.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Employee referral incentives.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Fitness Passport.
  • A staff rewards program that gives you discounts from over 400 retailers.

Traineeships in aged care

Step into a pathway to a rewarding career! Learn the skills and knowledge you need as an aged care worker in a residential or homecare setting.

Your Traineeship will teach you to use a person-centred approach and follow individualised care plans. By promoting healthy lifestyles and supporting emotional wellbeing, you will discover how to provide care that also empowers older people to maintain their dignity and independence. 

  • Stable career
  • Flexible work hours
  • On-the-job training
  • Earn and learn
  • Experience not needed
  • Work for a leading provider

Student placements

If you are currently studying with one of Anglicare’s Registered Training Organisation partners, then you may be able to complete your Student Placement in one of Anglicare’s residential aged care homes. Placements are available for:

  • Cert III/IV Individual Support
  • Cert III Health Services
  • Cert III/IV Allied Health
  • Cert IV Leisure and Health
  • Diploma in Nursing

Your two-to-three-week placement will provide you real life work experience in a structured and supportive environment. You’ll receive mentoring and buddy training from an experienced Anglicare care worker. And there may even opportunities for ongoing employment after the conclusion of your placement, depending on your placement outcomes.

For more information about how to turn your education into practice, get in touch.

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