Boutique Aged Care Specialists

We are experts in providing Short Term, temporary and casual ​Staffing
Solutions ​for Aged Care facilities.

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1300 133 291

1/24 Haughton Road

Oakleigh VIC 3166

Chris Barnard Nursing Agency is an award winning ​Nursing Agency​. Our goal is Service Excellence and we thrive on
delivering quality Staffing Solutions.



We specialise in aged care. We are proud of our committed and loyal team whose combined experience means you are in safe hands.


Our success is our boutiqueness of the business to allow a personalised service to our clients and members.


We were thrilled to be the National Winner of the 2018, 2017 and 2016 Australian Achiever Awards for Excellence in Customer Service in the Australian Retirement and Care Services category.


We are one of only a few organisations to hold ISO 9001 quality management system which meets the aged care accreditation agencies statutory and regulatory requirements.

Our Team

About us

Chris Barnard Nursing Agency was founded in 2010. It is named after Chrstiaan Neethling Barnard who was the first cardiac surgeon to perform the world’s first human-to-human heart transplant in Cape Town, South Africa.

We are proud of this legacy and like to think our work also delivers a human-to-human heart service. We care deeply about what we do.

Our philosophy is guided by the belief that as a boutique agency we  are better positioned to maintain highly trained, loyal and a dedicated team. This allows us to deliver a service quality which is incomparable in the industry.  Staff turnover is known to be a challenge in our industry and we are proud to be an exception in this area. Our commitment to customer service was recognised in 2018, 2017 and 2016 by the Australian Achiever Awards. We are proud to be the national winner for 3 years for Excellence in Customer Service in the Australian Retirement and Care Services category

Quality of Service

We hold current ISO9001 Quality Management System Accreditation which provides our clients with peace of mind when partnering with us in the supply of our quality nursing agency staff, knowing that we are in line with your own aged care accreditation agencies statutory and regulatory requirements.

We specialise in the recruitment of qualified and experienced nursing personnel. Our personnel are experienced, trained and dedicated.

We work closely with our clients and members throughout each stage of the agency engagement . Our low staff turnover means that you will have  much needed continuity of care and consistency in nursing agency personal.

We are also proud to hold Australian Achievers Award for Excellence in Customer Service for the last 3 years.

We are complete Nursing Agency Solution

We provide temporary, short term and casual recruitment services for aged care facilities. By focusing solely on the aged care sector, we believe our standards are unsurpassed in the industry. Delivering clinical care excellence is at the heart of high quality health care.

We provide the following

  • Facility Managers /Director of Nursings
  • Clinical Care Coordinators / Care Managers
  • Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Endorsed Enrolled Nurses (EEN)
  • Patient Care Assistant (PCA) / Assistant In Nursing (AIN)
  • Medical Escort Services
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Cleaners
  • Food Service Assistants

We are proud to work closely with Aged Care facilities across Australia. From Perth to Hobart, Melbourne to Cairns we are here to help

Work For US

At Chris Bernard Nursing Agency we are proud to offer a working environment that cares about each and every staff member. Our business model is designed around the belief that bigger is not necessarily better. We keep our Business boutique, so that we can provide individualised and personal services to both Clients and Members.

You can register your interest with us by sending us your CV. 

We review CV’s regularly and If your skills and experience match our vacancies our recruitment team will be in touch.

Our offering to you includes:

A welcoming environment



Industry experience


Career advice and advancement

In return we expect our staff to strive for excellence in service delivery. We have worked hard to build a reputation based on loyalty, quality care and professionalism.