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Community Care Workers

Royal District Nursing Service Of SA
  • Adelaide Metro Area
  • Casual and Part Time roles available
  • Casual $28.14 per hour, Part Time $22.51 per hour (plus the ability to salary package up to $15,899 per year)

The opportunity

RDNS are seeking passionate and reliable Aged Care Workers to support our clients living in their own home. Our ideal candidate will have availability to work Monday to Friday with the possibility of weekend shifts, from the hours of 7am to 11pm. We understand that these are extraordinary times, so we will work with you and your available days and times to secure the right position for you!

We have positions available in the North, East, West and South Adelaide metro areas, with day shifts generally between 7am-4pm, and evening shifts 3pm-11pm, note shift work attracts penalty rates.

Key responsibilities

Our Care Workers deliver exceptional care and support to our clients, enhancing and encouraging their ability to participate in their own care to maintain their independence.   

You will be providing care to our clients at home, services can include;

  • Personal Care including general hygiene, toileting, dressing and grooming
  • Respite
  • Social support including in-home support and shopping
  • Support with home-exercises
  • Light general housekeeping

If you are a caring person who enjoys helping others, have a passion for community work and want to make a positive difference for our clients in a rewarding role, we would love to hear from you!

About you

To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate the following:

  • Experience in delivering care to clients in the community desirable
  • Certificate III in Aged Care, Individual Support (HACC), Disability or equivalent
  • A current full unrestricted Australian Licence
  • Access to a reliable registered motor vehicle with a minimum of third-party insurance
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • The ability to successfully complete a functional assessment
  • Unlimited working rights in Australia with the ability to return a satisfactory National Police Clearance as per the Aged Care Act 1999


Our Employees relate to our vision of best care, helping people remain at home, independent and active in their community. With a caring, supportive and values driven culture, we also offer some great benefits:

  • Access to attractive salary packaging options to increase your take home pay - up to $15,899 tax free
  • Paid Travel time and Travel allowance of $0.78 per kilometre between clients when using your own car
  • Smart mobile phone and PPE for you to be able to perform your role
  • Comprehensive and supportive induction program with buddy shifts
  • Ongoing training & development opportunities
  • Access to the Silver Chain Wellbeing Program with regular wellbeing activities, internal initiatives and discounted gym memberships and health insurance

How to apply

To submit your application, and to view a copy of the Position Description, click ‘Apply’.

For further information please contact jobs@rdns.org.au using the subject line: Community Care Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We reserve the right to commence the recruitment process and extend or withdraw this advertisement prior to the closing date. Please note that unsolicited applications from agencies will not be accepted.

At RDNS part of Silver Chain Group, we recognise the positive contribution that a diverse workforce makes to our organisation where individuals can be authentic, are respected and celebrated. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people of all ages, gender, abilities, culturally diverse and linguistic backgrounds. 

About RDNS part of Silver Chain Group

At RDNS part of Silver Chain Group, we are proud members of the Diversity Council of Australia and our greatest strength is our people. Driven by our values of integrity, respect, trust and compassion, we aspire to create a better home care system for all Australians. With a proud history of more than 125 years, RDNS part of Silver Chain Group is an employer of choice and the leading provider of high-quality health and aged care in the homes and communities of more than 65,000 South Australians every year. Join our team of more than 4,450 staff, caring for more than 105,000 clients across Australia. We’ll provide you with opportunities to help you develop and grow in your career, with training and education programs to help you achieve your goals.

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