Aged Care Careers

Aged Care Has a Bright Future

Aged care is a rewarding and meaningful industry. A career in aged care lets you make a difference in the lives of older people in your community.

The support we provide goes beyond the residents and clients we care about, it also provides our wider community with reassurance that their loved ones are safe, respected and living their best life. The relationships you’ll form are uplifting and fulfilling.

We offer a variety of exciting career and development opportunities. With our traineeships and graduate programs, you can work while you learn about this fantastic industry. This includes care, leisure and lifestyle, Enrolled Nurse, Registered Nurse and management opportunities. 

Join our team and experience the Southern Cross Care difference.

Our Care Roles

Home Care
Our Home Care team supports clients to remain independent in their own home with a variety of services from light housework, transport to appointments, shopping, meal preparation, social support to clinical and personal care. We offer full training and support.

Residential Care
You can become an integral member of our interdisciplinary team delivering quality care to residents. We offer career development opportunities and can support you during your study.

Nurses  
Aged care relies on our Enrolled and Registered Nurses to provide a wide variety of clinical care including wound care, mental health, chronic disease and pain management, palliative and end of life care. As we are run by nurses and led by nurses, we always put care first.

Our CEO started her incredible nursing career as a carer in a residential care home.

Our Benefits

Southern Cross Care has developed a great range of benefits and rewards for our team:

Flexibility for your lifestyle
Wherever possible, we work with you to find the most flexible working schedule. We can offer part time hours and flexible start and finish times.

Over $18,550 tax-free benefits
As we’re a not for profit organisation, you can access a range of tax benefits. This could lower your taxable income and help you pay less tax.

Training and development
We provide ongoing learning and development to enhance your career. We encourage team members to pursue professional development with financial support for recognised job-related training and paid training days.

Earn while you study
Our traineeship program can provide you with employment while you study for your nationally recognised Certificate III in Individual Support.

Career progression
We offer opportunities to further develop your skills and progress to a wide range of roles.

Relocation assistance
If you’re interested in moving to one of our other locations, we may be able to help with the costs for your relocation and temporary accommodation.

Reward and Recognition Program
We celebrate, recognise and reward our team to thank them for their valuable contribution every day.

Save with rewards discounts
Access discounts at dozens of retail outlets, department stores, attractions, travel, cinemas, restaurants and more.

Additional Leave Day
All permanent employees are entitled to an additional leave day which falls between Christmas and New Year.

Discounted Health Insurance
We offer all team members access to discounted BUPA health insurance coverage.

Free Vaccinations
Yearly flu shots are organised at each Service and Support Office, all team members are offered free flu shots prior to the winter season. We’ll also reimburse you for Hepatitis A and B vaccinations.

A Supportive Environment
Our Employee Assistance Program is designed to support team members and their immediate family members in their professional and personal lives. This includes support with the help of a qualified professional counsellors for a range of matters.