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Looking for a Nursing Agency in Melbourne

that puts you first?

At Chris Barnard Nursing Agency, humans are at the heart of all we do. Across Melbourne and Gippsland, we link qualified, caring nurses with the facilities who need them. We understand you need to provide consistent and continuous care. That’s why we’re here for you – 365 days per year.

Student nurse?

We work with you personally to find shifts that fit around your study and other commitments.

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Looking for staff?

Our experienced team connect you with skilled, hand-picked people who are committed to enhancing the lives of your residents or clients.

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Looking for work?

We partner with you to find shifts that suit your preferences, location and lifestyle. Work as much or as little as you want.

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#MyAgencyLife - PCA Katie

#MyAgencyLife is a series featuring our staff as they share their personal stories about working in Aged Care facilties through CBNA in Melbourne, discuss their work/life ballance and what they find fulfilling about their respective roles.

Listen to what our staff have to say about working with us!

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Highly Specialised & Experienced

We focus solely on the Aged Care sector, which means our training and skills are highly specialised.

Just The Right Size

We are a boutique organisation that is not too big and not too small.

We keep our business boutique, so that we can provide a personal touch and exceptional customer service to our clients.

Proven Quality Commitment

We are ISO9001, Quality Management System accredited which means we have documented and audited quality standards and processes.

What our Clients say!

Since 2010, we’ve been helping our aged care clients deliver quality care for their residents. We see ourselves as your partners in care provision. Our team work closely with you to meet your staffing needs

Linda Roster Co-ordinator

The service that Chris Barnard Nursing Agency supplies is always outstanding. They are morally and ethically fantastic.

Angela Director of Nursing

They are a boutique nursing agency which I think is good. They are easy to deal with, honest and friendly, and always very focused on customer service.

Mary-Anne Staffing & Compliance Coordinator

I have found that the team at Chris Barnard Nursing Agency bend over backwards to meet our needs.

Janet Facility Manager

They have always provided us with a very reliable and very trustworthy service. They continually and without fail, provide an open and transparent approach to their service, and this makes them really stand out from others.

Anna Facility Manager

We always get exceptional service from Chris Barnard Nursing Agency. Everything is always delivered on time and without any problem. Their adaptability and flexibility makes them so easy to work with.

Kendal Roster Coordinator

I find them excellent to deal with. They have gone to great lengths for me to find the right people for the work I need done. Their Commitment really makes them stand out from the others.

Rachel Roster Coordinator

Chris Barnard Nursing Agency are the only Agency I know who will always deliver as promised. If I ever need staff at short notice, these are the people I contact. They run a great business with friendly, professional and experienced staff.

Marylin Group Quality Manager / Aged Care Facility Manager

Chris Barnard Nursing Agency is a highly professional and collaborative workforce management organization, with allocations consultants that understand the vulnerable nature of our residents as they always made significant effort to ensure to send well trained staff and to maintain continuity of care.

Nadia Roster Coordinator

Chris Barnard Nursing Agency is an all‐round good business that I have been very happy with. I have dealt with them for over a year now. They are so easy to deal with and have great processes.

Emily Facility Manager

I think their willingness to meet our needs and provide a high standard of customer service is fantastic. Their quick response, with prompt call-backs, is appreciated. They go above and beyond for us and make the process easy and streamlined. We now use Chris Barnard Nursing Agency for ninety eight percent of our staffing needs.

Nicole Director of Nursing

I have always found them pleasant and accommodating. They go out of their way to provide good service, which is very personal as well as professional. Their staff are of high quality, and they are able to send highly trained specialist staff whenever required. Our regular staff have been happy with the staff they have sent us, which has not happened with other agency staff.