If you’ve got a lot to offer, then so do we. Here are just some of the perks of working at Brightwater.

BrightwaterPlus

All Brightwater employees are eligible for BrightwaterPlus membership as soon as they commence at Brightwater. BrightwaterPlus is a fantastic way of saving money, finding bargains or just treating yourself!

Discover great discounts at over 270 in-store and online retailers on numerous products and services including:

  • Groceries and food
  • Fashion
  • Banking and home loans
  • Travel, including vehicle hire and fuel
  • Insurance and financial services
  • Health and wellbeing, sports and leisure
  • Entertainment and dining

You can also access corporate rates on health, car and home insurance.

Salary packaging

Brightwater is registered as a public benevolent institution with the Australian Taxation Office, which means we can pass on special tax concessions to our staff. By utilising salary packaging, you can pay less tax and increase your take home pay.

Employees can choose to salary package a variety of regular payments including:

  • Mortgage or rent payments
  • Meals and entertainment (dining out) and holiday accommodation
  • Everyday expenses through a debit card
  • Education expenses
  • Novated leasing

Find out how much you could save using the Access Pay calculator, and select "Charity".

Employee assistance program

From time to time, talking to someone about professional or personal issues can do us a world of good. All Brightwater employees and their families can take part in our employee assistance program, which includes four free and confidential counselling sessions per year.

Scholarships

At Brightwater we are committed to supporting staff with professional development opportunities. We encourage our staff to be progressive, continuously improving and embracing opportunities to expand on their personal and professional skills and capabilities to deliver our Mission.

Each year the academic courses available for scholarship support are selected for their relevance of the content to Brightwater’s services, their potential to improve the career prospects of the participants and also the course structure, allowing recipients to balance work and study commitments. Past opportunities have included the Graduate certificates in Health leadership and the graduate certificates in nursing.

Scholarship recipients then have the opportunity to share their learnings to encourage best practice with their colleagues and the wider organisation.

Each year, Brightwater also awards two scholarships to staff members who demonstrate an interest in research or further learning to benefit our clients. Applications are open to all employees and are reviewed by the Brightwater Research Centre and Executive Group.

Australian College of Nursing Affiliate

Brightwater is proud to be a platinum affiliate of the Australian College of Nursing. If you are a Nurse with Brightwater and a member of the Australian College of Nursing, you can receive 20% off your membership fees. Visit the Australian College of Nursing for more information about the benefits of membership with the Australian College of Nursing, including complimentary CPD courses.

Flexible working and leave

Brightwater recognises the importance of being able to balance your work commitments with your personal responsibilities and we are here to support you with this. We offer a mix of on-site and remote working where possible and, in addition to generous leave entitlements, you can also apply to purchase leave.

Brightwater Spirit Awards

The Brightwater Spirit is at the heart of everything we do. Each quarter, we celebrate five special employees demonstrating our Mission, Pursuing the Dignity of Independence, and our values of Caring, Authentic, Courageous and Progressive. Quarterly award winners are invited to attend the Annual Spirit Awards, where a ‘first among equals’ winner is announced for each category, a wonderful way to celebrate our incredible staff.

New Hire Bonuses

If you are employed as a Community Support Worker, Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional, you could be eligible to receive a bonus payment of $500 on commencement and a further $1,000 when you reach six months of service. If you are employed as a Clinical Nurse Manager or Service Manager, you could be eligible for a bonus payment of $2,500 on commencement and a further $2,500 after 12 months. Conditions apply. Find out more by emailing [email protected]

Frequently asked questions

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  • What kind of roles are available at Brightwater?

    At Brightwater, we offer a range of services that require varing skill sets.

    Some of our more frequently recruited roles are multi-skilled care workers, community support workers, hotel services, registered nurses, enrolled nurses and allied health professionals.

    We also offer a number of administration roles at our corporate head office.

  • Can I come in and talk to you face to face?

    Sorry, we are unable to make any appointments to discuss positions face to face.

    You will need to apply online - our team will be in touch if we would like to arrange to interview.

  • What qualifications are you looking for?

    Each position has a different set of skills or qualifications required.

    You can find out more by downloading to the job description attached to the ad.

  • Do I need experience to work for Brightwater?

    Each position has a different set of skills or qualifications required.

    You can find out more by downloading to the job description attached to the ad.

  • Can I do work experience at Brightwater?

    Yes, Brightwater offers student placements in a number of disciplines. Please email [email protected] to discuss.

  • How can I register my interest to work at Brightwater?

    You can register your interest online. Just visit the Careers section of our website.

  • Help! I have locked myself out of Mercury!

    Not to worry - email [email protected] and we can activate your account for you.

  • What days of the week would I be expected to work?

    Depending on the position, the days and hours vary from site to site.

  • How can I apply for my Police Clearance?

    If you are successful for a position with us, you can apply through our Fit2Work system online.

    Our recruitment team can arrange this for you.

  • Can I hand in my application at Brightwater?

    Unfortunately no. All applications need to be submitted online via our careers site.

  • Can I apply if the position is closed?

    Unfortunately we are unable to accept late applications, so please make note of the application closing dates.

  • Why can I not upload my application?

    If you are having trouble uploading your resume or applying please contact our recruitment team on 9202 3529.

  • Where is the position located?

    We have numerous locations across the Perth metro area.

    Please see our locations list on our website or refer to the advertised position for location details.