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10 reasons to join the BaptistCare team

From tax benefits and clear development pathways, to wellbeing support and a generous recognition program, there are many great reasons to work for BaptistCare.

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05 January 2024

News | Aged Care Homes, BaptistCare

From tax benefits and clear development pathways, to wellbeing support and a generous recognition program, there are many great reasons to work for BaptistCare.

We believe that our people thrive when they are shown love, respect, reliability, and empowerment.

And the results of our 2022 employee survey are evidence of this. With over 3,700 surveyed across NSW and ACT, 82 percent said that working at BaptistCare inspires them to give their best efforts, and 92 percent said that their work was challenging and interesting.

The words our employees most use to describe working at BaptistCare are:

“Happy,” “Satisfied,” and “Rewarding.”

Why do our teams love working at BaptistCare so much? Here are 10 key reasons:

1 Your physical and emotional wellbeing is our priority

Our employee wellbeing program provides a curated range of benefits designed to support our teams and their families to live well.

For example, our Fitness Passport program offers you access to discounted gym, pool, and sports memberships across Australia.

Our Employee Assistance Program provides counselling support for you and your family whenever you need it, including guidance across financial, dietary, and legal topics as well as chaplaincy support.

2 You gain tax benefits

Increase your take-home pay by paying less tax and save thousands of dollars each year.

When you join BaptistCare, you can salary package up to $15,900 per year for general expenses and up to a further $2,550 per year for meals and accommodation expenses.

3 You access high-quality development pathways

Our review and development framework, championed by our senior leaders, is supported by high-quality learning and development opportunities for both personal and professional development.

Our Emerging Leaders Program is so popular we’ve had to run extra courses this year! And our online learning platform has thousands of free programs and short courses so you can advance your skills or learn something new.

4 We’re a diverse bunch!

In fact, we were recently recognised as an Inclusive Employer by Diversity Council Australia. In fact, we were recently recognised as an Inclusive Employer by Diversity Council Australia. This accolade is not our first: in 2022 we were acknowledged as an AFR Boss Top 10 Employer in our sector!

5 We have a plan

It’s certainly an exciting time to join BaptistCare as we grow our business to support more people across the country with aged care and community services.

Our Strategic Plan 2023 – 2027 guides us towards our vision of seeing every individual living well over the next five years, with clear focus areas and outcomes. We measure our progress closely as we go, evolving and growing in the process.

6 We have a genuine culture of care

As a leading not-for-profit Christian-based care organisation, we take our corporate social responsibilities seriously.

Our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) approach is holistic, caring for People, Community, and Planet. Some of our recent focus areas have included:

  • The launch of our first Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) in 2023
  • Our commitment to support a just transition to net zero by 2050 or earlier
  • Our commitment to tackling the risks of modern slavery in our operations and supply chain – you can read our statements here.
  • Growing our BaptistCare chaplaincy support and Community Services team, both of whom walk alongside our residents, clients, and staff, offering a listening ear and compassionate, confidential support.

7 We're proud to be innovative

We know that the best ideas are often those from people who are on the frontline, seeing the opportunities for improvements.

We’ve got an Innovations bank building, and you can win $250 if your idea is chosen for implementation! Big ideas, small ideas – all are welcome.

8 We recognise great effort and achievement

We thank our peers and acknowledge their work through our Shine rewards program. Reward points are accumulated, and you can purchase a range of things from our Rewards shop, including vouchers, toys, exercise equipment, household goods and more.

9 Enjoy novated leasing

This helps your home budget go a little further on the purchase of a car and the packaging of car-related expenses.

10 We have a referral bonus scheme

This means you could be rewarded if your friend or family member is successfully recruited – currently up to $1,000 per recruit (subject to conditions, of course!)

Want to know more?

Read some first-hand accounts of what it’s like to work for BaptistCare, here, and explore our current list of job opportunities.

No matter what role you are interested in, by choosing BaptistCare, you’ll be joining one of Australia’s largest and most trusted providers of aged care and community services, delivering loving, respectful, and reliable care to thousands of people across NSW, ACT and WA.

You’ll receive a competitive salary, hours that promote work-life balance and for most office-based roles, there are hybrid working arrangements available. Regardless of your position, we will support you, value you, and empower you to learn and progress throughout your time with us.

If you’d like further information, contact us at