SA Health

Job no: 870565
Work type: Casual
Location: Yorke and Mid North
Categories: Community Services

  • Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Orroroo
  • Salary $28.52 – $28.82 per hour + 25% casual loading – WHA3
  • Casual Contracts – multiple



Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of others? Do you have a caring and compassionate nature? If so, we want YOU to join our team as a Direct Care Worker at our Residential Care Home!

As a Direct Care Worker working on a casual basis, you will play a crucial role in providing exceptional care and support to our residents.  Your responsibilities will include a variety of tasks aimed at ensuring the comfort, well-being, and dignity of those in our care.

Duties may include:

  • Assisting with personal hygiene, grooming, and toileting
  • Supporting mobility and dexterity
  • Aiding with transfers and lifting using aids
  • Communicating and assisting with glasses and hearing aids
  • Distributing clean laundry and attire
  • Cleaning equipment, utensils, and personal items
  • Providing transportation for clients
  • Assisting clients with special needs
  • Supporting self-administration of medication
  • Assisting with routine treatments and procedures

Essential Criteria

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within teams
  • Strong communication abilities, adept at relating to individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Proven track record of meeting deadlines
  • Willingness to assist and cooperate with colleagues
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Competence in performing general tasks under supervision
  • Limited experience with elderly, frail, or disabled individuals in community/hospital settings

About Us

A career in the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network offers many great lifestyle benefits, including diverse job prospects and the opportunity to fast track your skills and career, not to mention your choice of scenery from farm, ocean, vineyards and the Southern Flinders ranges. View the below videos for more information about working for Yorke and Northern Local Health Network

Yorke and Northern LHN – We care for you

Work with us – Yorke and Northern LHN

Important Information

If you’re employed full-time, part-time or on a casual basis you could be eligible to pay for a range of expenses with your pre-tax salary, including groceries, utility bills and some work-related expenses including self-education.  watch a short video about what salary packaging is.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.


  • DHS National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Worker Check
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is – Category A

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref870565.


Joan Luckraft
EO/DON Orroroo
Phone: 0477 361 440 or  8658 1054

Application Closing Date

4th May 2025 – 11.55PM


870565 Direct Care Worker – Casual Job Pack.pdf

Job Capacity Statement PCA Carer Aged Care.pdf

Australian applicant guidelines


Advertised: 06 Jun 2024 Cen. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 04 May 2025 Cen. Australia Standard Time

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