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Traineeship - Personal Care Worker | Expression of Interest

  • VIC - Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
  • VIC - Bairnsdale & Gippsland Area
  • VIC - Ballarat Area
  • VIC - Bendigo Area
  • VIC - Colac
  • VIC - Eastern Suburbs
  • VIC - Geelong Area
  • VIC - Melbourne Metro
  • VIC - Mornington Peninsula
  • VIC - Northern Suburbs
  • VIC - Western Suburbs
  • Part Time

Calvary is excited to welcome expressions of interest for the following traineeship:

Certificate III in Individual Support located in Calvary Aged Care Homes throughout Victoria (Metro & Regional).

We are running Free Information Sessions for you to learn more about this opportunity to ‘Earn while you Learn’.

Contact Nikla at NIET on  or for more details visit:

 About the Opportunity

  • Obtain a CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support at No Cost to You.
  • 12-month employment contract, including paid personal leave and annual leave.
  • Paid induction at commencement and all training sessions.

Benefits for you and your family

  • Receive a Nationally Recognised Certificate III Qualification upon completion of your traineeship
  • Salary Packaging to Increase your take home Pay
  • Share in Calvary’s benefits program; discounts on health Insurance, fitness passport, entertainment and more!
  • Employment contract for 12 months: guaranteed rostered hours per week.
  • Be partnered with a reputable training organisation, coach and mentor to support you throughout your study

About You

  • Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Energetic and passionate about working in Aged Care
  • Committed to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Confident verbal and written skills
  • Up to date with all immunisation, including triple dose of COVID-19 vaccination and flu
  • Ready to start in July and be available for min 15 hours every week for 12 months
  • No previous qualifications are required - suitable for school leavers, recent graduates, return-to-work applicants, career-changers, etc.

About Nepean Industry Edge Training

As a quality focused and reputable training organisation, our industry connections allow us to train students in current practices, giving our students job ready skills upon course completion. We provide a warm and welcoming environment, and all our trainers are caring and dynamic with extensive industry experience.

We know that when training is delivered clearly and concisely by passionate individuals, all students have the opportunity to achieve their potential. Through a fun, flexible and supportive learning environment, you will develop the confidence, skills, and knowledge you need to work in a rewarding career.

Further details are available here:

For more information, please contact Nikla at NIET -

If you believe you have the dedication and enthusiasm to join our amazing team of Carer and work towards achieving your qualification, we would love to help you get your career in Aged Care started!

Apply now with your resume!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is there any cost to me?

A: No, the qualification is completely free, paid for by Calvary

Q: How many hours of work will I do?

A: You will work a min of 15 hours a week and your study time will be within these rostered hours, in person training of 4 hours per fortnight at a central location

Q: Will I always work at the same Aged Care Facility?

A: Yes

Q: How will I be paid?

A: Calvary will pay fortnightly in arrears into your nominated bank account

Q: I am only available for casual work, can I still participate?

A: Unfortunately you have to be available to work/study part-time to be eligible for this traineeship

Q: I am available for 6 months, is that enough?

A: Unfortunately you have to be available to work/study for 12 months from the start of the traineeship to the end

Q: When will this start?

A: We are aiming to start with the first group of Trainee's mid July 2022

About Calvary: 

Founded in 1885 by the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, Calvary is a charitable, not-for-profit, Catholic health care organisation. Our mission is to provide quality, compassionate health care to the most vulnerable, including those reaching the end of their life. With over 18,000 staff and volunteers, we have a national network of 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care service centres

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

How to join the team:

To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please click on the Apply Now button.

Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.

Consistent with our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect, Calvary is committed to providing a safe environment to all workers, residents, clients and visitors. As a result Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers and a mandatory Influenza vaccination requirement for residential aged care workers unless assessed as exempt. Evidence of vaccination will be required to be provided during the recruitment process.

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