Aged Care Worker Traineeships

IRT Aged Care Traineeship Program 

Looking to start a new career?

If you’re keen to gain valuable skills and secure employment in a growing industry, an Aged Care Employee Traineeship could be the path for you. 

We are looking for enthusiastic and caring people, with a genuine interest in a career in aged care, for multiple, part-time traineeship opportunities with IRT. There are positions available across our Aged Care Centres in:
•    Sydney (Kirrawee, Macarthur, Auburn)
•    Illawarra (Woonona, Tarrawanna, Wollongong, Kanahooka)
•    Shoalhaven (Nowra, Culburra Beach, St Georges Basin, Milton)
•    Eurobodalla (Batemans Bay, Moruya, Dalmeny)

This exciting program is for a minimum of 24 months, and includes undertaking a Certificate III Individual Support, delivered by IRT Academy, whilst gaining on-the-job experience and secure employment in a rapidly growing industry.

Our traineeship programs commence six times per year, with applications accepted anytime. 

To be successful you will have:
•    Commitment to undertaking the Certificate III in Individual support qualification
•    A big heart – you’re empathetic, adaptable and have a passion for supporting older Australians to live their best life possible
•    A passion to begin your career in the aged care sector 
•    Flexibility and availability to work shifts that include weekends, late afternoons and/or early evenings


Benefits for you:
•    Competitive pay and more in your pocket (less tax) with not-for-profit salary packaging
•    Flexible rosters plus penalty rates and shift loadings 
•    Professional and career development opportunities 
•    Access to free accredited training courses via our very own registered training organisation, IRT Academy.
•    Birthday leave - relax and take a day off on us!
•    Access to discounts, special deals and cashback offers from more than 365 retailers
•    Employee Assistance Program (free counselling service) and staff wellness programs
•    Uniforms & PPE provided


About IRT
At IRT, we have been caring for older Australians for over 50 years, providing aged care, home care and retirement living solutions to more than 9000 customers in NSW, the ACT and Queensland. 

We are proud of our culture and employ people across a diverse range of occupations, backgrounds and skills, who are passionate and committed to creating a better world for all older Australians. 

How to Apply: 
If you’re looking to start a brand new career in a profession you love, we’d love to hear from you!

Simply click the “Apply now” button, fill in your details and submit. Once you apply, we’ll be in touch to discuss your application.

All successful candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including reference checks, pre-employment functional assessment and a National Criminal History Check.