Kick start your career with a student placement

Students can gain valuable experience in a real work environment and obtain the practical skills required for their qualification.

UnitingCare can provide student placements for a range of disciplines and professions, including aged care personal carers, hospitality workers, disability support workers, paediatric, speech and occupational therapists, social workers, nurses and more. This opportunity is available to students within Queensland.

Demand for these placements is always high. Requests will be accommodated based on organisational needs and capacity at the time, and priority given to students studying with our Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and university partners. These include:



  • Australian Catholic University
  • Bond University
  • Central Queensland University
  • Griffith University
  • James Cook University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Southern Cross University
  • Sunshine Coast University
  • Torrens University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Southern Queensland
BlueCare Personal Carer student placement program
Are you looking for a career in aged care? Consider studying with one of our RTO partners who can facilitate your practical placement in one of our many BlueCare facilities across Queensland.
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Traineeship program
Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Traineeships give people with a passion for community and health services an opportunity to gain practical, on-the-job training in areas spread across UnitingCare.

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Find out how we can help you develop your career and make a meaningful difference in the lives of others.


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