Nine reasons to work for Blue Care

As we enable independence, choice and freedom in the people we support, we also encourage our people to grow and develop, as we empower you to do the work you care passionately about.

we’re actively working to enhance our growth opportunities for our people, flexible work, rewards, tangible benefits, and wellbeing, to enable you to be the best you can be. here’s how you can grow, thrive and be rewarded with blue care.

Salary packaging

Save tax and take home more of your pay by packaging everyday living expenses and bills (up to $15,900) per annum; meals and entertainment (up to $2,650) per annum. You can even purchase a new car through our leasing options.

Learn more about salary packaging here

Career development opportunities

Whether you’re looking to expand your career or wanting your work life to fit in with your lifestyle, you’ll find your next exciting role our wide range of job opportunities.

Discounts on health and accommodation

We offer many fantastic perks, including private health fund benefits, retail and accommodation deals.

Work-life balance

We support you to achieve a work-life balance by offering flexible rostering practices, job sharing and purchasing additional leave and leave at half pay.

Regional and remote working rewards

Benefit from our Placement Leave program to cover the loss of earnings while training as part of your tertiary studies in regional and remote locations. You can also be paid while undertaking four, six or eight-week placements.

Ongoing learning and development

We recognise learning in the workplace is essential for personal growth, and for inspiring team and organisational development. We encourage an approach that blends experiential, collaborative and formal elements of learning.

Paid parental leave

We understand the importance of being with your family in the early months of your newborn’s life. Eligible employees receive up to 9 weeks paid parental leave in addition to the government’s 18 weeks paid parental leave (eligibility conditions apply).

Values-based culture and recognition

We strive to live out Blue Care’s values of compassion, respect, justice, working together and leading through learning. The outstanding achievements of our employees are recognised at award events throughout the year.

Employee assistance and wellness programs

To support you, we offer an Employee Assistance Program and Wellness Portal where you can access online health assessments, recipes and other useful wellness initiatives to assist with your mental, social, financial and spiritual health.

Also, through our Superannuation partners and our Inspire platform you have access to a range of financial education, tips and guides to help you manage your money better.

Professional development
Our Cultivate Program is a dedicated professional development fund for eligible Blue Care employees. It includes up to $1,500 for training workshops and TAFE courses relevant to a staff member’s experience that will benefit our customers.
Employee recognition
Blue Care is proudly part of UnitingCare, which recognises staff and volunteers through our Full Circle and Reconciliation Awards and length of service rewards and recognition. Watch the video of recent finalist Blue Care maintenance officer James and click through to the Full Circle Awards website to see more amazing achievements from Blue Care and UnitingCare employees.
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Employee rewards
Inspire is UnitingCare’s online platform for all employees where you can:

  • Send shout outs to recognise your peers and the great work they do everyday
  • Access discounts at hundreds of retailers either via cashback or instant eGift Cards, including everyday items such as groceries
  • Explore wellbeing tips and resources; and
  • Easy access to all organisation wide benefits available to employees.

  • It’s UnitingCare’s way to say thank you for the inspiring work you do, every day.
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