Frequently Asked Questions

First Choice Care is locally owned and operated in Queensland. Our head office is located in Brisbane. We service all areas of Queensland including Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Gladstone, Mackay and other regional areas. 

First Choice Care specialises in:

  • Specialist nursing assignments including ICU, CCU, ED, PAEDS, PICU, NICU, Midwifery, SCN, Oncology and Mental Health.
  • Nursing assignments within the Hospital Setting- general medical, surgical, orthopaedics and cardiac
  • Theatre and Day Surgery
  • Mental Health
  • Aged Care
  • Community Based Nursing
  • Rural and Remote Placements
  • Home Care

Agency work gives you the flexibility to choose when and where you work, usually has a higher hourly rate of pay, including superannuation, and is often varied in work choices. 

Please chat with one of our friendly staff for guidance on how to become a nurse with First Choice Care on 1300 307 241. 

First Choice Care have a reputation for paying well above industry standard. Rest assured that your financial security is our top priority. 

First Choice Care offers you the freedom to choose when and where you work. 

By phone – keep your phone handy as when we call if you do not answer we have to move onto the next nurse. You can also browse for shifts using FCCLive. 

It will depend on when the shift has been requested, but we will give you as much notice as possible. 

First Choice Care are happy to accommodate any placement requests you have. 

Please contact us via phone, email or web chat so we can help. 

Please refer to the Hospital ‘Bible’ provided at interview for all sign on locations. 

Please supply First Choice Care with a fax number for the facility and we will immediately fax a FCC Sign On Sheet to them. 

Let us know and we will update these details in our system with a note that you contacted us to advise of the time changes. 

We will provide you with a username and password and you will be able to access the online training through the education tab in FCCLive. 

First Choice Care insures all its Nursing Staff for 20 Million dollars Professional Indemnity against Clinical Malpractice and Civil Liability. This insurance policy is underwritten by CGU, and all Nursing Staff of First Choice Care are indemnified automatically when they are allocated on assignment with First Choice Care. The cost of this insurance is absorbed by First Choice Care.