For more than 65 years, Blue Care has been committed to empowering people to live life their way. Become a part of one of Queensland’s largest and most trusted providers of in-home care, residential aged care, disability services, independent and supported retirement living and allied health services, and help provide the holistic care, service and companionship that has been our hallmark since the very beginning.

Job opportunities

Whether we’re on the road, in people’s homes or in our centres, everything our dedicated and passionate team of more than 8,000 people do is built on our commitment to recognising individuals while enabling independence, choice and freedom.

If this sounds like you, browse Blue Care jobs to find the right role for you.

Our wide range of Blue Care careers provides an excellent environment for career growth, no matter your area of expertise. We are one of our industry’s largest employers and are located across 80 communities across Queensland. Roles range from support services such as corporate communication, HR and Finance, through to care roles such as allied health professionals, nurses and personal carers.

With so many of our team on the road every day, Blue Care has created the My Blue Care staff application for smart phones. Our team can download it from app stores and stay connected.

Browse our vacant positions apply for roles, or sign up to be notified of new vacancies.

How to apply

  1. Sign up for an account here.
  2. Find a role on our vacancy page you wish to apply for.
  3. Click the Apply Now button.
  4. Attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

What you’ll need

  • A cover letter identifying the role you’re applying for and the attributes you’ll bring to the role.
  • An up-to-date resume detailing your skills, experience and work history.
  • Your application must be lodged online by the closing date in order to be considered. We only accept online applications.

The hiring process

Step 1

All applications are reviewed by the hiring manager based on the requirements of the role as outlined in the position description. This will usually happen within the fortnight after the closing date and only short-listed applicants may be contacted.

Step 2

Short-listed applicants are then interviewed by a panel including the hiring manager and at least one other person. This behavioural interview is designed to find out more information about each applicant’s knowledge, skills and experience relevant to the role.

Step 3

If you’re the preferred applicant we’ll contact your referees, including your most recent supervisor or manager. We also have a range of probity checks all our staff need to complete relevant for the role, including a Federal Police Check for all staff.

Employee benefits

At Blue Care, our strength lies in our people, and we offer many great opportunities and benefits to support you in in the inspiring work you do each day.

Salary packaging

One of the great benefits of working for a non-profit organisation is you can salary package many of your general living expenses and pay for them tax-free!

Training and development

In addition to regular on-the-job training, we support ongoing development, with scholarships available for staff entering into tertiary education, as well as our leadership development program available to all leaders.

Discounts and benefits

We offer many fantastic discounts and benefits to our staff through our corporate partnerships, including benefits with a range of private health funds and great accommodation deals.

Wellness

We recognise that our employees spend a great deal of time looking after others, but it’s also important to take care of yourself. To support our staff, we are able to provide access to our Employee Assistance Program as well as a Wellness Portal, where you can access online health assessments, recipes, and other useful wellness initiatives.

Diversity and inclusivity

At Blue Care, we are proud to be a diverse and inclusive employer. Our culture promotes creativity, enjoyment and a commitment to person-centred care. Our workforce – and the people we support – are diverse in race, gender, age, cultural background, language, religion, sexuality, abilities, interests and choices. We respect diversity in the people we support, their families, and with our volunteers and employees. 

As a UnitingCare service group, we are committed to Reconciliation and are working through initiatives on equal opportunity, cultural awareness, cultural capability, inclusion and community engagement. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Other opportunities

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Careers

Blue Care is committed to the employment and career development of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander team members.

Graduate Nurse Program

Join a team of trained and professional Blue Care staff and make a difference in the lives of 13,000 people each and every day.

Student Placement Program

Blue Care welcomes universities and Registered Training Organisations to apply for student placements in both community and residential services.

Volunteer at Blue Care

We welcome volunteers from a wide variety of backgrounds and experience. Our volunteers are anywhere between 16 and 85 years old and include students, retirees, job seekers and professionals.

Stories

Blue Care Millbank aged care home's diversional therapist, Rhonda Neilson.

Meet Rhonda

Blue Care diversional therapist Rhonda explains what diversional therapy is, and why she loves her job at Blue Care's Millbank aged care home in Bundaberg.

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