Graduate Program FAQ

Congratulations! You’ve made it through university, you’re a qualified Allied Health Professional! 

Encara was founded by two Allied Health professionals who are guided by the principle of Encompassing Care. Everything we do has a caring approach; from the care of our clients to communication within the Encara family.

We invite you to expand your practical knowledge with our specifically designed 12 month Graduate Program. When joining the Encara family you’re supported by your National Education Coordinator, National, State and Regional Managers who are all qualified health professionals and were once in your shoes.

Encara values our therapists and recognises the importance of learning and professional development. With the wide range of services Encara provides, we can ensure diversity and opportunity within your career. 

The future is bright for anyone joining the Encara family as we continue to grow our offering in the aged and community care sectors across Australia. We’re proud that Encara offers progressive career opportunities to all members of our allied health team.


Graduate Program Frequently Asked Questions
The path ahead is exciting and a little daunting so we have everything you need to know about Encara’s graduate experience here:

Of course! We love new graduates at Encara and have a specifically designed program to support you and your growth. Encara is a National organisation and we will have a position for you. Positions are available year round for whenever you either graduate or receive your registration.

At Encara we have roles for; Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Osteopathy, Podiatry, Dietetics, Exercise Physiology and Speech Pathology.

Encara’s People & Talent team would love to chat with you!
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Yes, we do! To qualify for a graduate position with Encara, you must be eligible to work in Australia (if you are not a citizen, you need a valid work permit or VISA) and be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Please get in touch to discuss your circumstances.

All graduate applicants must be nearing the completion of their study, hold or be eligible to hold registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. We will discuss the specifics in more detail in your interview but to help guide you now.

You’re who is the stand out! We want to hear from you and chat to learn more about you. Some tips to help us find the best fit for you and Encara would be to know; where you want to work, your preferred role, working hours and any interest or willingness to travel. An up to date resume always helps too!

Yes! You’ll enjoy being linked into Encara’s New Graduate Education Program. The modules throughout the year are a mix of self-directed learning and group training sessions. You’ll enjoy detailed orientation training, convenient year-round in-services and the close professional support of your Regional Manager.

Day 1! Our Regional Managers train you in all aspects of your initial role. We’ll give you the support you need to hit the ground running and make a positive impact from day 1!

Yes. We encourage our graduates to connect, regardless of location and this is supported by our National Education Coordinator. Everyone at Encara is connected, we are one big family.

Along with your National Education Coordinator, we have National, State and Regional managers who are qualified health professionals who have been in your shoes with years of experience.

Encara holds quarterly social events for the team along with a cracking end of year Christmas party where we also invite your partner to celebrate with you.

At Encara we pride ourselves on being flexible and creating a working week that suits you best! We have roles across Aged Care Homes and in the Community Space - HomeCare, NDIS and Private Clients. This creates a lot of opportunities for what suits you best. 

Yes! We’re a National provider working across; QLD, NSW, VIC, ACT, TAS, WA and SA. We are growing fast with lots of opportunities in all of those areas. There are possibilities for short term locums, long term stints or relocation, and these are emerging all the time.

We want to get to know each other! This is a chance for us to share some more detail on Encara, our future and the specifics of the role. It’s also a chance for you to grill us with as many questions as you like!

Nothing but a great attitude! We’re looking forward to discussing your career with Encara.

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