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Assistant in Nursing - Opal Rutherford

Job Classification
Assistant in Nursing
Job Type
Start timeframe
Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter NSW
Posted By
Opal Aged Care

Assistant in Nursing - Opal Rutherford


At Opal Aged Care, we know that companies don’t succeed, people do.

Our purpose is to bring joy to those we care for and our values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence reflect that CARE is at the heart of everything we do.

Opal Aged Care is one of Australia’s largest aged care providers, with 77 homes in four states, employing a team of over 8,500 nationally. Opal has one of the strongest growth trajectories in the industry with eight new aged care homes scheduled to open in the next two years.

About Opal Rutherford:

Opal Rutherford is located in the tranquil NSW Hunter Valley region. This 144 bed home is newly built with modern designs and furnishings, along with a number of family friendly facilities including an onsite café, function room and leafy, landscaped gardens. Opal Rutherford is in close proximity to a number of local shopping centres, national parks and famous Hunter Valley Wineries – an ideal location to live and work!

About the role:

We are currently seeking AINs to work on a casual basis.

Our AINs will be responsible for providing care that is based on the assessed needs of our residents that promotes quality of life and enhances the ability of individuals to maintain their independence. 

Our ideal candidates will demonstrate the following:

  • Certificate III in Aged Care 
  • Minimum of 6 months experience working as an AIN within Aged Care including experience with dementia residents
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to adapt to change and enjoy working in a team environment


  • A competitive hourly rate
  • A professional and social team
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Work/life balance

Besides a high degree of job satisfaction, Opal Aged Care offers a competitive salary, a professional and social team, professional development opportunities, access to leadership development programs, and a health and wellbeing program.

All applicants must be willing to obtain a police clearance via Opal’s police check system and undergo a pre-employment medical. You may also be required to attend a drug screen and complete psychometric testing. 

Please note: a current flu vaccination will also be required for you to work in our homes


Job Type
Business Type
Aged Care Facility
Job Title
Assistant in Nursing - Opal Rutherford
Posted By
Opal Aged Care
Candidate Criteria
Has Police check?
Highest Education
Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter NSW

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