Why Join Us?

Work on your terms! 

We are always looking for staff to expand our workforce. CBNA has been an aged care specialised agency for over 10 years now. We believe and invest in the people that we work with our values. Do you want to work full-time? Work around your studies? Work around your family? Or just want to earn some extra bucks? CBNA is the way.

Or are you a new graduate. looking to start your nursing career but don’t know where to start? Or you just started your nursing degree and want a head start in the industry? Our friendly team will work with you to help you find the best version of yourself.

Why join us at Chris Barnard Nursing Agency?

We See The Person Behind The Uniform

We love getting to know our nurses. Got kids? Play sport? Know an excellent coffee shop? You’ll always be a person to us, not a number.

We Hire For Heart

Yes, qualifications are important. But when it comes to caring for people’s loved ones, we look for personality and attitude, too.


With plenty of shifts on offer, you choose how much, when, and where you want to work.

Talk To A Human

Great communication underpins all we do. We’ve embraced technology but believe nothing replaces talking to a person. About 80% of our shifts are filled with a phone call. We’ll contact you at least weekly to check in (unless you’d prefer us not to).

We Celebrate You

Nurses and care workers rule! We know you work hard every day to make other people’s lives better. We’ll work hard to make yours great, too. Our staff consistently give us 5-star ratings on Facebook. Check out what they say here.

Positive Culture

Our quality commitment has seen us win multiple Australian Achiever Awards for Excellence in Customer Service in Australian Retirement and Care Services. We also hold ISO accreditation for our management systems.

Do Great Work

Our people do amazing work that makes a genuine difference in the lives of residents, their families and those they work alongside. Join us to make a lasting impact.

Competitive Pay

Our staff regularly tell us that they’re very happy with our pay rates.


Choose when, where and how much you work

  Put AM / PM / NIGHT availability to your liking

  Book yourself into work through ‘Find Shifts’

  Look at a snapshot of your week/month with the ‘Roster’ function

  No more paper timesheets!! Get your shifts signed off on the app

BUT, don’t forget - our hotline number is always waiting for you to call us. Our team of allocators are eager to hear your voice!

Benefits of working with CBNA

  Fantastic pay rates with weekly Pay (Every Thursday, right in time for the weekend!)

  CBNA App to manage your availability and shifts

  Work in a variety of different facilities- increase your knowledge and experience in the industry

  AUSMED (Hyperlink) training platform (training + CPD points and more)

  FRIENDLY and SUPPORTIVE allocations team available to you 7 days a week

  Quarterly FUN events and staff rewards, including Employee of the month!! We like to have fun here at CBNA and to show our appreciation to our hard-working aged care team.

Why wait? Start work in 24 hours! **

**After receiving your application, if you have all the mandatory documentation ready and are a fit to our team, you can be a CBNA member in 1 business day.

We're a top rated place to work for a reason
LindaRoster Co-ordinator
The service that Chris Barnard Nursing Agency supplies is always outstanding. They are morally and ethically fantastic.
AngelaDirector 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-AnneStaffing & Compliance Coordinator
I have found that the team at Chris Barnard Nursing Agency bend over backwards to meet our needs.

Are you a student nurse? See how CBNA can help you

Working with Chris Barnard has been one of the best decisions I have taken. The team is so good, helpful, responsive and respectful of my work time preferences. They always have work and that too in extremely top-notch facilities. I would certainly recommend this agency to anyone who wants to start a career in aged care...Thank you Chris Barnard Nursing Agency for making my journey so smooth.


It pays to be a friend!

Do you know an experienced RN, EEN or PCA?

Tell your friends about the CBNA experience. Go to work with your friends. Two is always better than one!

You can receive up to $200 for each eligible RN, EN or PCA
(T&Cs apply)

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