Aged Care

Why work in Aged Care?

SustainHealth Recruitment are driven to deliver an exceptional experience to those most vulnerable in the society. In order to do this, we place our candidates and clients at the centre of everything we do.

In 2017 – 2018, over 1.3 million older people received some form of Aged Care. With this statistic, it is hugely important to step up and support these facilities now more than ever to ensure our loved ones are cared for by qualified, safe, compliant front-line staff as and when required, and be there to support these services when something unforeseen happens.

What our Aged Care Team can do for you?

Everyone is at the very centre of Aged Care. It is hugely built on the trust a service user places in their carers and their chosen residential setting. Our Aged Care team is driven to support you!

Our Aged Care Core Values


We certainly understand the need for providing a consistent panel of staff to ensure the service user builds strong, familiar relationships within their chosen setting of care. We expect the same high standard of care provided by all our panel who have successfully made it through our stringent recruitment process. By choosing SustainHealth as your provider you will gain a minimum standard of qualification and trainings ensuring you gain a skilled member of staff that can immediately contribute to your wider teams delivery of care at a moment’s notice.


For anything you need, you are sure to be met with experience, dedication, and appreciation for choosing us at SustainHealth. With our 24 hour on-call service available for our clients to opt into, you can be rest assured someone is always available to assist you if an urgent short-fall was to strike. Our job is to make your job easier and less stressful.


Choose us and we will not let you down. We have an experienced compliance department designated to screening, verifying, and delivering the safest, compliant staff who also provide maintenance long term ensuring qualification, training, clearances, etc are always kept up to date and available at all times. We have a designated team available to assist you with sourcing available staff, coordinating and confirming cover for your gaps or last-minute requirements.


In everything we do, we look at what is the highest standard, and then we aim higher. This applies to the effort we put into sourcing our staff for you, the standard of CV’s we provide for your open roles, the drive behind the standard of care given to your patients by our staff, and the attitude we, in the SustainHealth office, commit to every morning so that we make your day that bit easier.

The Aged Care Quality Standards

“Compliance with the Quality Standards is mandatory from 1 July 2019. Organisations are required to demonstrate performance on an ongoing basis to meet Australian Government requirements”

“It describes the intent of the Standards and the Commission’s expectations of performance and provides supporting information and examples of evidence of compliance. ”

“It also provides an indication of matters that quality assessors consider in   assessing compliance.”

Reduced from eight categories to seven, the strengthened quality standards are:

  • Standard 1 the person – to reflect concepts about dignity and respect, older person individuality and diversity, independence, choice and control, and culturally safe care
  • Standard 2 the organisation – intended to hold the governing body responsible for meeting the requirements of the quality standards and delivering quality care and services
  • Standard 3 the care and services – to describe the way providers must deliver care and services for all types of services being delivered
  • Standard 4 the environment – to ensure that older people receive care and services in a physical environment that is safe, supportive and meets their needs
  • Standard 5 clinical care – describes the responsibilities of providers to deliver safe and quality clinical care to older people
  • Standard 6 food and nutrition – to encourage providers to engage with older people about what and how they like to eat and drink, deliver choice and meals that are full of flavour, appetising and nutritious
  • Standard 7 the residential community – to ensure older people get services and supports for daily living that optimise their quality of life promote use of their skills and strengths and enable them to do the things they want to do.