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Careers at IRT

Start a career that matters and make a difference to the lives of older Australians.

If you have a passion to work in the retirement living or aged care sector, whether you have experience as a carer or you’re looking to start a brand new career in a profession you love, we’d love to hear from you.

Make a positive impact on somebody’s life

IRT Group is one of Australia’s largest community-owned providers of independent living, residential aged care and home care. With 50 years’ experience caring for older Australians, we help seniors live their best life throughout NSW, Queensland and the ACT.

At IRT our people are the foundation of our ongoing success and are extremely valuable to our organisation.

Rewards and benefits

Our people are the foundation of our ongoing success and are extremely valuable to our organisation.

Join more than 2800 team members that enjoy competitive salaries, career development opportunities and a wide range of benefits.

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Salary packaging benefits

Health & wellbeing programs

Learning and development opportunities

Flexible working arrangements

Career Choices at IRT

Everyone that’s part of our team plays a vital role in supporting and enriching the lives of our customers and residents. 

Aged Care

Our aged care employees provide personal, physical and emotional support and care to our residents who require assistance with daily living in our aged care centres.

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Home Care

Home care employees assist our residents with their daily care needs and domestic duties in accordance with their care plan.

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Registered Nurse

Our registered nurses provide clinical care and help support and enrich the lives of our residents and customers. 

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Chefs and Catering

As part of our catering team, you’ll be working in a team that produces around 52,000 home-style, nutritious meals each week.

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Facilities Management

Our maintenance and facilities management team take care of maintaining our sites, ensuring they meet our staff and residents’ needs.

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Customer Service

Our Customer Service team is the first point of contact for all our customer enquiries, and ensure our customers’ needs are met and their questions are answered.

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Corporate Shared Services

Our team play a part in supporting our aged care, retirement village and home care teams. Our corporate service roles include; Finance, IT, Marketing and Human Resources.

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Trainers and Educators

Our trainers and educators play a key role within the Learning and Development team and ensure the successful on-boarding and ongoing progression of new team members.

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Aged Care Salary & Earning Potential

Keen to know how much you can earn working in aged care in Australia and at IRT, plus what influences your earning potential?

Learn about salaries and penalty rates for aged care workers, home care workers, nurses and more.

Career Pathways at IRT

We have a range of programs to support new and existing employees develop and progress your career. 

Traineeship Program

Our Traineeship Program offers the best of work and study. This program is a fantastic opportunity to access on-the-job training plus a formal qualification, whilst still being able to work and earn an income.

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Cadetship Program

Our Cadetship Program provides support and financial assistance to approved IRT employees while completing tertiary undergraduate nursing studies.  As an existing IRT Aged Care Worker, this pathway into nursing allows you to complete your study while also working in the industry.

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New Graduate Program

Our Registered Nurse New Graduate Program is designed to consolidate clinical nursing and personal care skills whilst setting you up in a career in aged care.  This 12 month program focuses on clinical practice in an IRT Aged Care Centre with the support of an experienced Clinical Nurse to guide you. 

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Get job-ready with
IRT Academy

IRT Academy is a registered training organisation that offers a range of nationally recognised aged care qualifications and courses developed by industry experts.

Whether you’re looking to start a meaningful career in aged care or expand your current one, we have a course that’s right for you.

Volunteer with IRT

Become an IRT volunteer today and help bring joy, laughter and fun into an IRT neighbourhood near you. We have a number of fulfilling opportunities across our retirement villages and aged care centres in NSW, ACT and Qld.

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We’re proud of our culture

We are proud of our culture, and place great emphasis on our values of Integrity, Respect and Trust.

We employ people across a diverse range of occupations, backgrounds and skills, who are passionate and committed to making a difference to the lives of older Australians.

We’re proud of our culture