Nine reasons to work for Blue Care

For more than 65 years, Blue Care has been empowering people to live life their way – and you can too. We offer fantastic opportunities and benefits to support you in the inspiring work you do.

Salary packaging

Take home more of your pay to spend on your daily living expenses, bills, entertainment and 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, and discounted hospital admissions in our UnitingCare hospitals.

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.

Up to 18 weeks of 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 18 weeks of paid parental leave (conditions apply).

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.

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.

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 through our Full Circle Awards. 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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