Careers

Working at mecwacare

A career at mecwacare offers myriad opportunities for professional development, with an ongoing learning culture and supportive team environment.

mecwacare is a not-for-profit, non-denominational charitable organisation that has been supporting Victorians for more than 60 years. We are a values-based, care-driven organisation that provides residential, community and in-home nursing, care and support services for the elderly and people living with a disability.

If you are looking for a caring work environment, are driven to provide high-quality, safe and respectful care to some of the most vulnerable people in our community, then a career at mecwacare may be right for you. We also offer generous salary packaging options and other employee benefits.

To find out more, contact our Recruitment Team on 03 8573 4888.

What you can expect at mecwacare

Embrace Our Values
Embrace Our Values

Our values are at the centre of everything we do: Caring, Accountable, Respectful and Ethical.

Supportive Environment
Supportive Environment

A key focus in this organisation is to create a healthy workplace environment for you and your team. A supportive culture within and across departments means you have certainty around your role and key deliverables, knowledge of systems and inclusion in projects so you feel motivated, happy, productive and efficient.

Inclusion and Diversity

We celebrate the strengths staff from different backgrounds bring to mecwacare and are united by the values of caring, accountable, respectful and ethical that we all share.

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Professional Development
Professional Development

We are able to offer ongoing professional development to suit your needs. Access tailored internal training, on-work practical learning and external courses with financial subsidisation to match your passion, interest or specialisation in personal development.

Career Advancement
Career Advancement

At mecwacare, employee satisfaction and growth is key to why employees stay with us. You can expect your manager help you build a sustainable, future-proof and adaptable approach to the management of your career. We always look to promote internally first.

Victoria Wide
Victoria Wide

mecwacare offers a diverse range of career opportunities in locations across metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria.

Employee Benefits

When you join mecwacare, you will enjoy generous salary packaging, confidential employee support and access exclusive perks and wellness offers from leading retailers like Woolworths, Headspace and Amazon.

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Join our Lifestyle Team

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our Victorian Lifestyle team. If you’re looking for a new positive environment to put smiles on the faces of residents, then we have several opportunities for you to choose from including Shoreham, Ballan, Prahran, Malvern.

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In Profile: Spotlight on Kathryn Hunter

Congratulations to Kathryn Hunter, finalist in the 2021 Victorian ACSA Awards Employee of the Year category. Kathryn’s determination, commitment and dedication have produced an extraordinary career progression – earning mecwacare’s support every step of the way. Kathryn started at mecwacare 8½ years ago as an enrolled nurse and unit supervisor. Her proficiency and passion were quickly recognised and she has studied and worked her way to becoming a Facility/Clinical Manager at John Atchison Centre in Hoppers Crossing.

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