Helping Hand

There to care. Here for good.

Aged care is so important. Some people forget that. You don’t and neither do we. Because helping people is what we were born to do.
We’ve been a leading provider of aged care in communities across South Australia since 1953. That’s a long journey, and we’re proud of our stability and strength.

Now, we’re on a mission to continue to grow and improve our services and impact, hand in hand with our fantastic team.
Here, every moment matters and every client counts. And so do you.

Join us as a Clinical Nurse and be there to care.

A brighter future with Helping Hand, for older people and for you.

A leader at our Port Pirie Residential Care Home, as a Clinical Nurse, you will lead a team of clinical and service staff to ensure high quality, person-centered services are delivered to residents. As a Clinical Nurse you will have highly competent clinical and critical thinking skills to efficiently coordinate and deliver resident care in collaboration with the other health professionals whilst maximising efficient use of resources. The application of that knowledge and experience ensures resident’s needs are met and clinical standards are maintained within the multidisciplinary team environment.

You’ll also make an impact by:

  • Coordinating effective assessment, planning, delivery and ongoing evaluation of care and service to residents
  • Assisting the Care Services Manager and Residential Services Manager to ensure cost effective service delivery through effective use and control of organisational resources in meeting resident’s needs
  • Increasing knowledge and skills of staff in the clinical setting including support, direction, and education to newer or less experienced staff
  • Establishing and maintaining communication that facilitates teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration and supports all staff in the provision of care to residents

What you’ll bring

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • A Bachelor of Nursing qualification
  • A current AHPRA registration
  • Demonstrated commitment to continual professional and personal development
  • Demonstrated understanding of quality assurance and continuous improvement
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills, with ability to liaise with people from a diverse range of backgrounds and the ability to be cross culturally sensitive
  • The ability to operate smartphones and apps (such as Microsoft Outlook)
  • Demonstrated experience in a team leadership role including workload management and performance management
  • Good written communication skills including experience in preparing routine documentation related to care notes, preparation of reports and analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Have a valid NDIS Worker Screening clearance or be willing to obtain one.

You’ll stand out from the crowd if you have some of the following:

  • Demonstrated understanding of the aged care sector and contemporary issues relating to the Aged Care Industry
  • Post basic qualifications relevant to aged care.
  • Previous experience in a Clinical Nurse role
  • Current First Aid Certificate

Why Helping Hand?

We get it – a role in aged care is more than just money. You don’t do it for the pat on the back. You do it because you know it matters – and at Helping Hand, you matter, too.

We truly care about how you are. Here are some of the things we hope you’ll love about working with us:

  • We are who you are

Here’s the thing. When good people come together, amazing things happen. At Helping Hand, you’ll find real support from teammates and managers who share your values and strength. They’ve been in your shoes – and they’ll always be just a phone call away to lend a helping hand.

  • We are where you are

As our Clinical Nurse, you’ll know you’re contributing directly to a community you care about. And you’ll see your impact on the faces of the people you’re supporting.

  • We care how you are

In any job, how well you feel affects how well you work. And we take that very seriously. ​​We want you to feel as secure as you can. So, we’re proud that our people say they value the stability that comes with working for a well-established, growing organisation like us.

You’ll also enjoy a range of other benefits:

  • Be part of a warm, friendly team that genuinely cares about you and your wellbeing
  • Maximise your take-home pay by salary packaging up to $15,899 each year
  • Enjoy an additional $2,650 tax free per year with our Meal and Entertainment Card
  • Prioritise your health and wellbeing with discounted private health insurance, plus our Employee Assistance Program
  • Get active with our Fitness Passport Program and enjoy discounted gym memberships for you and your family
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Are you ready to lend a helping hand?

Join us at Helping Hand and help shape your future and ours.

We will be reviewing applications as they are submitted and conducting interviews accordingly.

Apply online today, or to find out more please contact the Recruitment Team on

Current Helping Hand employees must notify their manager of their intent to apply.

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and hold relevant checks or be willing to obtain them. Successful candidates will be required to attend an induction session before commencing work.

Helping Hand welcomes and respects the diversity our clients, staff and volunteers bring. Regardless of their culture, religion, spirituality, age, gender, sexuality, disability, socio-economic background or personal experiences, our people are included and respected.

Helping Hand strongly recommends that all employees receive COVID-19 and flu vaccinations, as we work in a high-risk setting and are in contact with vulnerable people.

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