Make a difference with a career in aged care

Would you like to make a positive difference in the lives of older people? At Southern Cross Care, that’s what we have the privilege of doing every day. We love what we do and the communities we provide care and support services for. We offer a broad range of careers in retirement living, home care, residential care and corporate roles. At Southern Cross Care, you'll be part of a team who really make a difference.

Aged Care Careers

At Southern Cross Care you can be part of an organisation that really makes a difference. Our employees are the heart of our organisation, so we take you and your career seriously. And as a leading not-for-profit organisation, we offer a wide range of benefits.

Aged Care Careers


Facility and Deputy Managers

Managing the delivery of quality care, governance, staff and facility operations is a role that has a true impact on the lives of so many. The career pathway for a Facility Manager is varied and exciting, with many rewards, challenges and opportunities, and we’re committed to supporting you every step of the way.

Facility Manager Careers


Carers

A career in aged care is rewarding and varied. Southern Cross Care offers the opportunity to use and develop your skills, in a supportive environment with a friendly and inclusive team.

Carers


Nurses

Working in aged care allows you to know residents and clients on a personal level and see the difference you make to their quality of life. The relationships you form are special and rewarding.

Nurses


Students & Graduates

Our student placement, apprenticeship and traineeship programs provide you with employment in the industry where you can develop your skills while you complete your certification.

Students & Graduates


Spiritual Wellbeing

Helping our residents and clients to find meaning, purpose, hope and connection is an important part of the care services that we provide.

Spiritual Wellbeing


Corporate Careers

Providing support for our front-line teams is critical to enabling them to deliver great care and support to our residents and clients. We offer careers in a broad range of roles where you can use and develop your skills.

Corporate Careers


Job Opportunities

We have a broad range of careers available. Take a look at our current job opportunities to find one that suits you.

Job Opportunities

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I express my interest in working for Southern Cross Care?

You can view and apply for current job opportunities via our Job Portal, where you can also register for future job alerts. You can also express your interest in future job opportunities by completing this form.

 

What background checks do I need to have to work at Southern Cross Care?

You’re required to have a current police check in order to work in aged care. Southern Cross Care can help you apply for a new police check as part of our recruitment process. You'll also need to provide the contact details for two reference checks and undertake a pre-employment functional assessment.

 

What opportunities does Southern Cross Care offer students?

Southern Cross Care offers a number of programs to assist students with entering the industry. Some of these programs include:

  • For TAFE students, our placement program offers employment in the industry where you can develop your skills while you complete your certification.

  • For school students 15 years or older, apprenticeships and traineeships provide you with valuable employment skills, hands-on industry experience and a nationally recognised qualification, while still completing secondary school qualifications.

  • For 2nd and 3rd year nursing students, we offer the opportunity to work as a carer in the industry in one of our homes,where you can develop your skills while you complete your studies.

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