Careers at the Commission
The Commission has offices in most capital cities and offers interesting and challenging work, focused on improving the lives of older people. As the single independent regulator of Australian Government-funded aged care services, the Commission plays a central role in maintaining the integrity of the aged care system.
To join the Aged Care quality Commission or see if there is role that suits, view our current vacancies:
We use the online recruitment platform Submittable to receive and review applications.
These are our current vacancies followed by instructions on how to apply.
How to apply
Complete the online application on the Submittable platform for the role being advertised (link via position title).
Failure to provide a resume or complete the online application form will be considered an incomplete application and your application will not be progressed further.
For more information on applying for jobs in the Australian Public Service, please see the Australian Public Service Commission website.
Read or download a copy of the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission's Enterprise Agreement 2019–2022.
What does employment at the Commission offer?
Roles at the Commission provide the opportunity to contribute to building a world’s best practice regulator of aged care services. We have a highly skilled staff of complaints officers, compliance officers, quality assessors, general administration officers, ICT developers, educators, executives, finance and human resources officers.
We operate in an environment where community consultation and teamwork skills are highly valued, and where staff members have a range of opportunities to extend their capabilities.
Employees at the Commission join one of Australia's biggest employers, the Australian Public Service (APS), and enjoy the benefits of these conditions. We also share the values and commitments of APS, including impartiality, commitment to service, accountability, respect, fostering a workplace culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, and promotes diversity.
Generous employment conditions, underpinned by our enterprise agreement, are offered.
Competitive salaries, super and allowances
- competitive salaries across levels
- 15.4% employer contribution to Superannuation
- salary bands that recognise the skills of clinical and legal specialists
- allowances for workplace responsibilities such as first aid and harassment contact officers
- salary packaging
Generous leave conditions
- Annual leave – 4 weeks per year
- Paid personal/carers leave – 18 days per year
- Parental and maternity leave
- Leave to support staff experiencing domestic violence
- Cultural leave for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander staff
- Community service leave for volunteer emergency management activities and jury duty
- Annual close between Christmas and New Year’s days and early stand down before Good Friday
A workplace focused on employee health and wellbeing
- Flexible working arrangements including flex time, part-time work options, and additional purchased leave
- Active support in balancing work and personal life through a generous application of work from home arrangements for all staff
- Free influenza vaccines for all staff
A focus on learning and development to support a capable and flexible workforce
- Individual development plans
- Access to study assistance
- e-learning and online learning resources
- On the job training and coaching for specialist roles
- Delivery of accredited training for the registration and development of Quality Assessors
- Mobility opportunities across the Commission to support the development of transferable skills and capabilities
For further inquiries please email HRservices@agedcarequality.gov.au.
Human Resources collection notice
The Australian Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission collects your personal information from you to assess your application for employment. We collect the information you provide as part of the recruitment process.
We may also collect information from other sources (like a referee) with your consent. If the information in your application is incomplete, the commission may be unable to assess your application.
We use and disclose your personal information to assess your employment suitability. The Commission will disclose your personal information to third parties including to conduct criminal history checks or if we are required or authorised under law, for example by a court order. We may disclose your personal information to the ACIC if your employment is conditional on undergoing a national police check. Your information may be used by third parties, including the recruitment portal submittable.com