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Community Domestic Worker

Royal District Nursing Service Of SA
  • Adelaide Metro Area
  • Casual (with the potential to lead to a permanent part time role)
  • $27.03 per hour (plus the ability to salary Package)

The opportunity

RDNS is seeking passionate and reliable individuals to support our clients living in their own home. Our ideal candidate will have the ability to work Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.

Key responsibilities

An important part of your role is to communicate any changes to the client’s needs, preferences or wellbeing to the RDNS care team. You will be supporting our clients withing the aged care sector with tasks to keep them safe and well at home such as;

  • Household cleaning – dusting, mopping and vacuuming
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Meal preparation
  • Shopping on behalf of a client from a list

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

About you

To be considered for this role, you must meet the following selection criteria:

  • You must be regularly available for three shifts per week to remain in the casual pool.
  • A current Full unrestricted Australian Licence and a registered and reliable car
  • Unlimited working rights in Australia with the ability to return a satisfactory National Police Clearance as per the Aged Care Act 1997


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:

  • Attractive salary packaging options - up to $15,899 tax free
  • Paid Travel time and Travel allowance of $0.78 per kilometre for travel between clients
  • Mobile phone for you to be able to perform your role
  • Access to the Silver Chain Wellbeing Program with regular wellbeing activities, internal initiatives and discounted gym memberships and health insurance
  • Comprehensive and supportive induction program
  • Ongoing training & development opportunities
  • RDNS is a national organisation so you will have the opportunity to work in other areas of the business.

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 Domestic 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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