Our goal is to make “First Choice your best choice” – we want to be the first choice for the healthcare facilities that we serve, and the first choice for nurses – because we are committed to being your best choice.

We are a dedicated nursing agency – founded by nurses, run by nurses, for nurses. We are focused on one profession – nursing.

First Choice Care has current AS/NZS ISO 9001: 2008 quality policy, ISO 14001 environmental policy and AS/NZS 4810: 2001 safety policy accreditations.

First choice for healthcare facilities

First Choice Care was established in 2005 using the knowledge gained from 40 years’ experience in the healthcare sector. Our aim is to provide healthcare facilities with a reliable and trusted service that provides nurses who are expertly matched to each nursing position.

We combine a thorough understanding of each facilities requirement with a state-of-the art online booking system to provide experienced, suitably qualified nurses for specialist, general and aged care nursing roles.

We currently provide specialist, generalist and aged care nurses to healthcare facilities across Queensland. As one of the leading nursing agencies we provide our nurses with the flexibility and variety of short term day to day placements or the excitement of rural remote contracts. The personalised service provided by our call centre team ensures that our nurses are treated as people with varying needs and wants. 

Healthcare facilities can make bookings on our 24 hour hotline or by accessing our online booking service via FCC Online. Our team will go that extra mile to fill your staffing vacancy- sourcing a quality nurse who will provide outstanding service. It is this old fashion service that sets us apart from all other agencies and have facilities knowing the can depend on the team at First Choice Care to deliver when all other agencies have long since forgotten you desperate need. Call us in advanced, on the day, 5 minutes before the shift was meant to start or even 30 minutes into the shift and we will source every option available to assist easing your staffing vacancies. It is never too late to make that call. We are ready to deliver. 

First choice for nurses

We’re different to other nursing agencies. We care about nurses and strive to provide a personal service that meets your needs. If you’d like to talk with us about becoming a member of our team call our recruitment hotline 1300 107 241 Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm, or out of these hours on 1300 307 241, or visit www.firstchoicecare.com.au

We offer nurses:

  • Fast tracking of your application to join our team (usually within 2 working days)
  • Best rates of pay possible
  • Freedom to choice when and where you work
  • Variety and flexibility – to suit your lifestyle
  • Focus on achieving work/life balance
  • Free nursing apparel
  • 7 days a week support all year around – dedicated Australian-based call centre

We strive to attract the best nurses to our team by providing a range of services that are designed to make your lives as nurses enjoyable and fulfilling. Services we provide include:

Regular work
We work hard to provide consistent roles for nurses so you can enjoy the benefits of a regular routine at facilities with which you are familiar. 

State-of-the-art allocation program

First Choice Care uses state-of-the-art allocation programs to ensure you as a valued nurse are matched with roles based on your skills, your qualifications, your areas of interest and your geographic location.

Online booking system

Update your personal details, view your roster (past shifts and future shifts), view shifts that are available and apply for shifts, make changes to your availability, view your pay slips – all online through “FCC Live”.

Our mobile app “iShift” gives you the freedom to access our online booking system “FCC Live” while you’re out and about, anywhere. “iShift” is available through the Apple App Store and on the Android market.

Dedicated call centre
If you have any questions, problems or would like some more shifts, call us between 4am and 12pm, 7 days a week.

Chat online
You can chat online live with our call centre using our Live Help Messenger service. Just click on the “Live Chat” icon. Alternatively, you can email our staff by sending an “Offline Message”.

Online education
To keep your qualifications up-to-date we provide online education that is provided and accredited by the Australian Nursing Federation. Choose from relevant subjects and earn CPE points towards your AHPRA registration.

Member benefits program – iBenefits
First Choice Care iBenefits is about rewarding you for your loyalty and support. iBenefits is an extremely comprehensive programme providing access to discounts on an incredible number of products and services available from participating suppliers throughout Queensland and across Australia. These benefits will prove invaluable for daily activities, eating out, holidaying, buying big ticket items or simply going to the movies.

Job vacancies and latest news

Receive job vacancies and latest news updates via emails or your favourite social media – just click on the “link with us” buttons on the website.

Hospitals and facilities
we serve

First Choice Care is proud
to be a preferred supplier
to Queensland Health.

Mater Health Services
Uniting Care Health
Holy Spirit Northside
Ramsay Health Care
Blue Care
Plus many more...
Join our team
Apply now for a:
> Specialist nursing position
> General nursing position
> Aged care nursing position
Contact us
Bookings 1300 307 241
Join on 1300 107 241

Live Help
Our team members are important to us – so we've launched our iBenefits program – a program of discounts and special offers.
FCC Live
> Update your availability
> Choose a shift
> Choose where you work
> Update your details
Your shifts, your convenience,
your choice – wherever you are, whenever you want – log on to FCC Online with our mobile app.