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In-Demand Aged Care Nursing Jobs Across Australia

At Nursetech Health, we know firsthand that aged care nursing is one of the most in-demand specialties across Australia right now. With our rapidly aging population, nurses with compassion and specialised aged care skills are absolutely vital, yet still in short supply.

That’s why Nursetech Health offers rewarding aged care nursing roles across metropolitan and regional Australia. As a leading national healthcare staffing agency, we partner with aged care facilities of all types and sizes to connect them with skilled nurses who find purpose in caring for our elderly.

Whether you’re looking for work in bustling cities like Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, or smaller communities across the country, we likely have the perfect aged care nursing opportunity for you. Some of the top regions currently hiring through NurseTech Health include:

  • New South Wales – High demand in greater Sydney, the Central Coast, Hunter Valley and more
  • Victoria – Numerous openings in Melbourne, Geelong and surrounding areas
  • Western Australia – Aged care nursing shortages persist in Perth, Southwest WA and beyond
  • South Australia – Ongoing demand in Adelaide and across SA

As an aged care nurse with Nursetech Health, you’ll find rewarding work in one of healthcare’s fastest growing fields. Read on to learn more about the immense opportunities ahead.


Job Outlook Across Key States

The demand for skilled aged care nurses is immense across New South Wales, Victoria, Northern Territory and Tasmania. NurseTech Health has abundant openings available right now within these key states:

  1. New South Wales

New South Wales has one of the highest demands for aged care nurses nationwide. The Sydney greater metro area alone has numerous openings available through NurseTech Health, along with growing need along the Central Coast, Hunter Valley, Illawarra, and beyond.

  1. Victoria

As the second most populous state, Victoria has endless aged care nursing roles available. Major hospitals and care centers in Melbourne and Geelong are hiring through our agency. We also have openings in Ballarat, Bendigo, the Latrobe Valley and other communities.

  1. Northern Territory

The Northern Territory has quickly expanding demand. NurseTech Health is placing nurses in community and home-based settings across the territory, especially serving Indigenous elders in rural areas.

  1. Tasmania

Though smaller in size, Tasmania still faces shortages. We currently have openings in care facilities and hospitals in Hobart, St Helens and other locales. Join our team to serve the close-knit aged community.

Nursetech Health staffs nurses in the full spectrum of aged care settings:

  • Home Care – We work with leading home care providers needing nurses to assist elderly clients living independently.
  • Residential Facilities – Retirement communities, assisted living centers and aged care homes partner with us to meet their nursing needs.
  • Hospitals – Major hospitals have dedicated geriatric units/wings relying on skilled aged care nurses.
  • Rehab Centers – Specialised rehab facilities hire our nurses to care for elderly patients recovering from surgery, illness or injury.

Required Skills & Experience

To excel as an aged care nurse, core skills and experience include:

  • Dementia Care – Compassion and specialised techniques for caring for patients with dementia and Alzheimer’s.
  • Medications – Expertise in geriatric pharmacology and safe medication administration.
  • Patient Handling – Techniques for safely mobilising, transferring, and assisting elderly patients.
  • Palliative Care – Providing comfortable end-of-life care.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

A typical day for an aged care nurse involves:

  • Assessing and monitoring patients – Evaluating health status, measuring vital signs, tracking progress.
  • Administering medications, treatments, and assistance with daily living activities as needed.
  • Coordinating care with other health providers and communicating with family members.
  • Advocating for patients to ensure comfort, dignity, and quality of life.
  • Collaborating as part of an interdisciplinary team of doctors, therapists, aides, and staff.

Rewards of Being an Aged Care Nurse with Nursetech Health

Joining Nursetech Health for an aged care nursing role offers fantastic rewards including:

  • Career Growth – We invest in your professional development with paid training, mentorship programs, and continuing education. Become a specialist in elderly care.
  • Giving Back – Make a difference in seniors’ lives at private homes, retirement villages, aged care facilities, and more across the country.
  • Work-Life Balance – Our aged care roles tend to have more routine schedules compared to acute nursing. Enjoy greater work-life harmony.
  • Competitive Pay – We offer outstanding compensation packages for our aged care nurses above award wages.
  • Supportive Community – Join a team of passionate nurses driven by the same purpose – providing compassionate care.

Discover Rewarding Aged Care Nursing Roles

  • Browse our current aged care nurse job openings available across metropolitan, regional and rural Australia. New roles added daily!
  • As your recruitment partner, Nursetech Health offers:
    • Competitive salaries and benefit packages
    • Professional development support, including paid training
    • Flexible work arrangements
  • Ready to make a difference in aged care? Apply today to launch your rewarding nursing career! It takes less than 5 minutes to get started.
  • Upskill for new aged care nursing opportunities with our free introductory online courses.

We look forward to welcoming dedicated, compassionate nurses like you to the NurseTech Health team! Let’s connect to find your perfect aged care role across Australia.

Join The Team

The demand for skilled aged care nurses continues rising across Australia. With our rapidly aging population, compassionate nurses are needed more than ever in cities and regional communities nationwide.

As the leading nursing recruitment agency, NurseTech Health has abundant aged care nursing opportunities from Sydney to Perth and everywhere in between. We partner with high-quality care providers to offer fulfilling roles with competitive pay and benefits.

Whether you’re an experienced nurse seeking a new challenge, or a new grad starting your career, Nursetech Health likely has the perfect aged care nursing job for you. Browse our openings across metropolitan, rural and remote Australia today.

At Nursetech Health, we’re honoured to connect dedicated nurses with meaningful work caring for our treasured elderly. Our aged care nurses change lives every day, while advancing their careers in one of healthcare’s fastest growing fields.

Ready to make a difference? We’d love to learn about your skills and help you find your ideal aged care nursing role across Australia. Let’s connect!

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