Mother and daughter opt to retrain at new Calvary home

When one door closes, another door opens. That’s the positive mindset of Jess Jones, former cleaner at the now closed Calvary Bonbeach and now the friendly face at reception greeting residents, visitors and staff at Calvary George Vowell on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula. As a home support officer (HSO), Jess counts

UK nurse enables new care model at CAH ED

Calvary Adelaide’s emergency department (ED) and its patients are set to benefit from the arrival of English nurse practitioner recruit Lomax Ocean. Last year, Calvary held an international recruitment expo in England and while visiting family in Spain Lomax secured a virtual interview. He’s glad he did. “I’ve been here

Acknowledging the importance of Anzac Day

Anzac Day falls on 25 April each year, commemorating the lives of all Australians who have served their country in times of war, including our own Leslie Hughes, a resident at Calvary Rye Sands on the Mornington Peninsula.

Calvary builds on Spiritual Care

Over the past three days, 15 Pastoral Care and Mission personnel from Calvary’s hospitals, aged and community care streams have been in Melbourne, attending the annual National Conference of Spiritual Care Australia (SCA). Calvary is a proud supporter of the conference which this year attracted 250 attendees from across Australia

Gender Equality a priority at Calvary

Calvary is committed to continue to play our part in bridging the gender gap for women in the workplace and to look for ways to embrace and value difference in our services. Martin Bowles, Calvary National Chief Executive Officer, is proud that Calvary has achieved annual recognition 2015-2017 as a

Marriage, Same Sex Relationships and Calvary

With a sense of unease and discomfort, Calvary noted several media articles over the weekend of 19 and 20 August 2017 which claim that the “Catholic church” is threatening to fire teachers, nurses and other employees who marry their same-sex partner if gay marriage is legalised. We reassure staff and

National Perioperative Nurses Week

This week 9-16 October Calvary is proud to celebrate National Perioperative Nurses Week, in recognition of the valuable role our perioperative nurses play in delivering quality care.

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My Calvary

Calvary is filled with smiling faces, team spirit and staff who enjoy what they do every day. Watch how the heroes of Calvary talk about how wonderful and satisfying it is to be a part of Calvary.

Calvary worker taking patients for a walk
How Calvary makes a difference

Calvary provides staff with the tools and skills better their work environment. Watch our video to see how Calvary makes a difference in their working environment and the residents lives.

Career progression at Calvary Hospital
Career progression

Happy staff make happy residents. Many of the employees over their years working at Calvary have undertaken courses, and have been provided with assistance to help enhance their careers. Watch here as they talk about the benefit of working at Calvary.

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Chris & Val’s Volunteer Story

What’s it like to volunteer at Calvary? Watch Chris and Val’s video about their life-fulfilling, humbling experience and how much they feel valued by the residents and staff of Calvary.

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David’s Story

David had a career in hotels before coming to Calvary. Over his time at Calvary he has enjoyed being with the residents and even set up a group to support the male residents. He is currently studying to move into aged care, which Calvary is helping him to achieve. Watch David’s story here.

What it's like to work at Calvary video
Angela, Urmila & Nya’s Story

Angela started as a casual member of staff and has now been at Calvary for 21 years, because she enjoys it so much. Urmila talks about how teamwork is an important part of Calvary and how everyone is valued and support each other. Nya says Calvary is a part of his extended family. Watch their stories here.

What is it like working at Calvary?
Sarah & Anise’s Story

What’s it like to work at Calvary? Sarah arrived from the UK and started working at Calvary straight away. She felt instantly supported by the staff of Calvary and says that they are not just work colleagues but friends as well. Anise loves working with those around her and feels