How to Apply for a job on our website is easy, just follow these simple steps:

At Southern Cross Care (Vic), we have a responsibility to protect, care and support older people. We take that responsibility very seriously. Working with us can be a very rewarding career.

We are committed to employing dedicated, reliable and caring people who aspire to our goal of valuing every person.   For this reason we require some effort from our applicants.

We need you to provide us with as much information as possible to give you the best chance of being selected for an interview. 

The application process involves a few simple steps.  Go to the Vacancies page and choose a current position.  You will then need to follow the simple steps as per the instructions outlined below. Please do not email your resume directly as it is important that you answer some simple questions relevant to the role you are applying for.  By applying in this way your resume will also be stored on our data base for future use.

1. Go to the vacancies page and select the position you are applying for 

In order to ensure that you are able to download  all of the job information and attach your resume, you will need to use Google Chrome rather than Internet Explorer.

There are a number of vacancies across both Metropolitan and Regional Victoria.  Please choose the role that best suits your skills, experience, qualifications and geographic preference.  Use the "Apply Now"  button to proceed to the next stage of the application process.

2. New User - Register online order to apply for a job vacancy at Southern Cross Care (Vic) you must "Register" details online in our eRecruit system.  Use the "Apply Now" button to proceed to the next stage of the application.

3. Answer our simple questionnaire

The application questions are designed to give us information that matches you to the job requirements.  It should not take any longer than 3-10 minutes. Some questions provide for a Yes or No answer while others require a short statement.

4. Upload your resume and cover letter

Having a well laid-out resume will help your chances of getting an interview with us.  If you have a resume already completed simply upload it onto our system straight from your own computer.   If you do not have a resume it makes it difficult for us to understand your career history and experience.  There are many different options that would assist you with preparing a resume including job boards such as or even Microsoft Word

If your device does not allow you to upload your CV in your preferred format, we recommend submitting your application from a desktop computer or laptop.

5. What to expect after you send in your application

Southern Cross Care (Vic) receives many quality applications on a daily basis.  Our aim is to respond to you as soon as we can.  If you apply via "future vacancies," you may not hear from us until a suitable role is available.  Until that time rest assured that your resume and application remains on our confidential data base.

6. What to expect if you are invited in for an interview

If your written application meets the requirements of the role, one of our Recruitment Consultants will contact to ask you some questions regarding your experience, availability and suitability.  A decision about whether to proceed with your application will then be made and an invitation extended to you to come to an interview.

7.  There are a number of things you will need to complete prior to your interview. 

This may include the following

  • an online assessment (to ensure your suitability for a care role)
  • a practical assessment (to determine your skills for certain roles)
  • a police check
  • statutory declaration
  • other paperwork to verify your work rights etc. 
  • We will also need to sight your qualifications and other relevant documentation as required.

 All resumes must be sent via the vacancies page.


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