For more than 20 years, Ozcare has been caring for seniors with a complementary range of aged care services. In our facilities our experienced team work with the clients to ensure they get the very best care possible, tailored to their needs.

Would you love to give back to the senior community? You can be involved in a range of activities with our clients, including:

  • Exercise and movement programs, such as Tai Chi
  • Scenic bus tours
  • Shopping trips
  • Music/ dance performance
  • Bingo and other fun games
  • Cooking and crafts

We also encourage you to think outside the square, to come up with innovative ideas, such as creating a man’s shed etc. All you need is:

  • A passion for assisting individuals to reach their full potential
  • The ability to communicate with and provide social support to individuals
  • To support the lifestyle team in helping to set up/clean-up activities as required

Visit the Ozcare website

Requirements

  • Police Screen Check (no more than 3 years since issued)
  • Statutory Declaration (if you have been a permanent resident of another country other than Australia since the age of 16)
  • Current Yellow Card if required (some sites require and will notify you ahead of placement)

Locations

Keith Turnbull Place - Labrador

Parkwood Gardens - Labrador

Ozanam Villa – Burleigh Heads

Palm Lodge – New Farm

Ozanam Villa - Clontarf

Caroline Chisholm - Currimundi

Ozcare Noosa

Ozcare Hervey Bay

Villa Vincent - Townsville

Ozcare Malanda

Ozcare Toowoomba

Ozcare Port Douglas

Applications

There are a total of 72 placements available (4-6 per facility). 

All applications are processed through InPlace.

Before applying for this opportunity, ensure:

Once satisfied that you comply with the above, click on the ‘Apply now’ button below and you will be taken to the InPlace webpage to process your application.

For information and tools on how to use InPlace, please refer to the guide and video links below:

Student Reference Guide (PDF, 1.2MB)
ACU InPlace - Student Navigation
ACU InPlace - Document Upload

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If you are experiencing any issues with InPlace, please contact ACU Engagement: acuengagement@acu.edu.au

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