Opal HealthCare

Healthcare & Social Assistance

Care is at the heart of everything we do.

When you work with Opal HealthCare, you work for an organisation that is passionate about care. Our values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence stand for CARE which is at the heart of everything we do. If you are looking for a rewarding role in a growing area of the healthcare sector, Opal HealthCare could be the right choice for you.

Our purpose is to bring joy to those we care for, but our commitment to enhancing lives extends beyond our residents to every member of our team. We do this by offering:

• Meaningful work

• Ongoing education and career development

• National career opportunities

• Flexible working arrangements

• Supportive and fun team environment

• Team benefits program

At Opal Health Care, we know that companies don’t succeed, people do.

We are one of Australia’s largest aged care providers with over 9,000 team members in 80 care communities across NSW, QLD, VIC and WA, and growing each year. We know that investing in our team is critical to providing quality care for our residents both now and in the future.

We offer an extensive range of career pathways available to you including:

• Nursing

• Care Home management

• Leisure and Health

• Hospitality

• Management

• Corporate services

We also offer an extensive range of ongoing learning and development activities. We have partnered with several large training providers to build career pathways for our team, including traineeships and scholarships.

We are proud to have developed a post graduate university course in aged care management with Western Sydney University and have partnered with Laureate Universities in student placements, professional development opportunities for our team and research collaboration.

We can also fast track a career in healthcare through our internal leadership programs.

Think a career with Opal HealthCare could be right for you? Get in touch via enquiries@opalhealthcare.com.au if you’d like to know more.

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80 Homes
9k Employees
7,000 Residents

Life at Opal HealthCare

1. We have a purpose

At Opal HealthCare, our purpose is to bring joy to those we care for. We do this by creating an environment where people build friendships, have a purposeful and dignified life where they are respected.

2. Realise your potential and build your career

No matter what your career aspirations, you will find the support you need to succeed at Opal HealthCare. Individual roles will determine what learning and development activities are required but for every role we offer core and elective learning programs and on the job skills training. We can also assist our team members to further their careers through one of our career pathway programs by supporting them to achieve Certificate, Diploma or Bachelor qualifications.

3. Passionate people making a difference

It makes a difference going to work every day with a group of people who are passionate about what they do. No matter what part of the business you work in, there is huge satisfaction in knowing you are making a difference.

4. Great work culture

Many team members say that Opal HealthCare is like an extension of their family. You will join a friendly team where everyone works together towards fulfilling our purpose. You will have a supportive leadership team and a job which can offer flexible balance between your work and personal life.

5. Diversity matters

At Opal HealthCare we believe in cultivating a diverse workforce. We welcome and support team members from all walks of life regardless of ethnicity, religious beliefs, age or sexual orientation.

6. Be rewarded

Along with competitive salaries, there are some great rewards that come with being part of the Opal HealthCare team. Support with learning and development, flexible working conditions providing a work-life balance and a team assistance and well-being program are a few benefits available.

7. Innovations in care

At Opal HealthCare we are constantly striving to be at the forefront of aged care. To do this we apply innovative solutions to the way we care every day. This ranges from cutting-edge clinical software, to Virtual Reality experiences, electronic pets and innovations in food service.

8. Innovation in design

We are growing. You could be working in some of the most beautifully designed homes featuring luxurious spaces, dining rooms, on-site cafés, hairdressers, gardens, and courtyards.

9. Community connection

Being an integral part of the local community is key to our model of care. Getting involved in community activities and events while forming lasting bonds with people from all walks of life makes for a fulfilling work experience.

10. Team testimonials

“I want to let student nurses know that you won’t lose your skills in aged care. In fact, you’re going to build on your communication and management skills. You’ll manage people, you’ll support residents and their families, and you’ll be responsible for making those relationships work – how you respond makes a big difference to whether they are happy or not.”

Naomy Mulwa, Care Manager, Denhams Beach NSW

“Opal HealthCare has always been very flexible – I was able to work my Opal HealthCare roster around my university commitments and placements…..There’s job security too, because you’re in a long-term role, and of course it’s a growth industry, so there are lots of opportunities to develop your career.”

Simonne McCullough, Care Manager, Kawana Waters, QLD

Career Paths with Opal HealthCare

Opal HealthCare have developed our own Nurse Graduate Program in partnership with the Australian College of Nursing.


Our Stories

A uniquely rewarding career – Edwina Caesar is Opal HealthCare’s Regional General Manager in Queensland, click here to read Edwina’s story.

Living a meaningful and active life with dementia – Dementia Action Week raises awareness to the fact that people living with dementia can continue to live active and rich lives many years after diagnosis and as a community we must support those individuals to live well for as long as possible. Click here to read the full story.

CareerTrackers paves the way for Indigenous youth – We are proud to be partnered with CareerTrackers as they drive career development opportunities for young Indigenous people in Australia. Kim, who joined our Opal family in November 2020 as an intern shares her story with us. Click here to read Kim’s story.

Chef delights in Aged Care – Many chefs have a signature dish. For Samira, our head chef at Quakers Hillside, that special dish is baklava. Click here to ready Samira’s story.

Client Services Officer – Moving into aged care can be overwhelming for many individuals. As our Client Services Officer, Pritpal helps our residents to transition from the hospital or home into aged care. Click here to read the full story.

A purposeful career as a Lifestyle Officer – Valli was inspired to work in aged care as a Lifestyle Officer. Through her role, she facilitates social, psychological, recreational, cultural, and spiritual wellbeing activities for our residents. Read Valli’s story here.

General Services Officer – Irene is part of our Opal team and works as a General Services Officer in New South Wales. What does a general services officer do? Click here to find our more.

The Year of Courage, Connection and Heart – We all agree that 2020 has been a year like no other, full of unique challenges and circumstances that none of us could have imagined possible. Click here to continue reading.


The Joy of Community Partnerships – Our care communities in WA have had the wonderful opportunity to open their doors again to high school students for their work placements. Find our more here.

What is lifelong learning in nursing? – What is lifelong learning in nursing? The moment a nurse begins their career at Opal as part of our Graduate Nurse program they begin their journey of lifelong learning. Click here to learn more.

For the love of gardening – It is heart-warming to witness the connections made and friendships formed in our Care Communities. Connections that exist not only between our residents but extend to residents’ loved ones and the broader community. Read the full story here.

Friends for Life – At Norah Head Care Community our lifestyle coordinator Allison enjoyed a very special friendship with her wonderful meaningful mate, Norma. Read the beautiful story here.

Respecting cultural diversity through language skills – Honouring and respecting the cultural diversity, heritage, languages, values and beliefs of our residents and team members is incredibly important in our care communities. Click here to read the story.


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Care Support Officers and Unqualified AIN’s wanted!

Fantastic job opportunity to join our team at Katoomba Views Care Community!

June 7, 2022

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Lifestyle Officer – Katoomba Views Care Community

Katoomba Views Care Community is currently seeking an experienced and passionate Lifestyle Officer to join their care team.

June 17, 2022

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COVID Surge Team – RNs and ENs – Central Coast, Newcastle and Hunter

Due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases across the NSW region, Opal HealthCare are now recruiting RNs and ENs to join our surge workforce.

August 25, 2022

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Assistant in Nursing – Killara Glades Care Community

Permanent hours available in our care team - options for morning, afternoon and night shift work - up to 10 shifts per fortnight available!

August 25, 2022

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General Services Officer – Bankstown Terrace Care Community

Are you looking to continue your career in catering or housekeeping? Bankstown Terrace is the place for you!

June 3, 2022

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Assistant in Nursing – Denhams Beach Care Community

A rewarding opportunity for Assistants in Nursing to work for Australia's largest Aged Care provider.

June 10, 2022

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General Services Officer (Perm Part-Time) – Bathurst Riverview Care Community

Recruiting now for experienced General Services Officers to join the Opal team at Bathurst Riverview Care Community.

June 9, 2022

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Assistant in Nursing – Bathurst Riverview Care Community

Bathurst Riverview Care Community is looking for passionate and dedicated AINs to join our friendly team!

June 3, 2022

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Apprentice Chef Blacktown Terrace Care Community

An outstanding opportunity to join the culinary apprenticeship program within one of Australia’s leading aged care providers!

Closing tomorrow

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Customer Support Manager Mona Vale

Mona Vale View Care Community are currently seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Customer Support Manager.

June 6, 2022
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