Educare College is proud to have strong relationships with our industry partners in Aged Care – Disability – Community Services – Early Childhood, which allows us to assist our students for vocational placement in an approved facility that can lead to sustainable employment outcomes.
Vocational Work Placement is an essential part of competency-based assessment which provides the student with practical job skills, work experience, and most importantly can lead to paid employment in these sectors.
Educare College is partnering with one of Queensland’s largest providers of in-home care, residential aged care, disability services and retirement living – Blue Care – to support students and graduates to access potential pathways to employment. Each year, Blue Care not only employ qualified Certificate lll in Individual Support graduates but Blue Care also provide opportunities for hundreds of students to undertake their work placements.
As an agency of UnitingCare, the health and community arm of the Uniting Church of Queensland, Blue Care’s mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals, families and communities. For more than 65 years, Blue Care has been empowering people to live life their way by providing exceptional client-centred care and believing strongly in their values of compassion, respect, justice, working together and leading through learning.
Blue Care has approximately 8,700 highly-dedicated staff providing services across Queensland as far north as Thursday Island, south to Kingscliff, west to Mount Isa and south-west to Cunnamulla.
With a strong history of providing exceptional care across Queensland, Blue Care offers an abundance of work opportunities and provides an excellent environment for your career growth.
The Aged and Community Care Providers Association (ACCPA) is the national association for providers of residential aged care, home and community care, retirement living and seniors housing, and related services. ACCPA speaks with a united voice, representing all providers and leading positive transformation of Australia’s aged care sector
Centacare is one of Queensland’s largest and established community services providers with a rich history stretching over 60 years. With more than 3000 employees working from 200 locations our people are the heart and soul of our organisation.
Across aged care, community and pastoral care, disability care, Early EdCare and family and relationship care our teams walk alongside people on life’s journey, providing the support they need to achieve what is important to them at that moment and into the future.