• Casual
  • Orroroo

SA Health

Job no: 829900
Work type: Casual
Location: Yorke and Mid North
Categories: Community Services

  • Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Orroroo
  • Salary $27.94 – $28.24 per hour + 25% casual loading – Casual up to 4 May 2024 – WHA3



We are now accepting applications for Direct Care Workers to join our friendly and dedicated team at Orroroo Hospital and Health Service on a casual basis.

As Direct Care Workers you will assist in providing a direct client service to residents of the Residential Care Home. Duties may include: bed making, bathing, showering, personal hygiene and grooming, toileting/continence management, maintenance of mobility/dexterity, transfer/lifting, mechanical aids, communication/assistance with aids eg. glasses and hearing aids, distribution of clean laundry/personal attire, cleaning of equipment, aids, utensils in work area (including personal possessions), cleanliness and neatness of clients environment, transportation of clients, assist in care of clients with identified special needs or requirements eg. pressure areas, provide input into client assessment, assist in the self-administration of medication on medical authority to client and assist with the provision of routine treatments and procedures.

Please refer to the job pack below for a broad purpose of the Direct Care Worker position and qualifications.

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

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 (direct contact with blood or body substances)

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 ref829900.


Joan Luckraft
EO/DON Orroroo
Phone: 0477 361 440
E-mail: joan.luckraft@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date

4 May 2024 – 11.55PM


Download File 829900 Direct Care Worker – Casual Job Pack.pdf

Download File JCS+PCA+Carer+Aged+Care.pdf

Australian applicant guidelines



Advertised: 03 May 2023 Cen. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 04 May 2024 Cen. Australia Standard Time

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