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 Registered Nurse and shape your future and ours.

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

A leader at Jamestown Residential Care Homes, as a Registered Nurse you will deliver direct and comprehensive care to our residents, while supporting Enrolled Nurses and Residential Care Workers on shift.

You’ll also make an impact by:

  • Using evidence-based approaches to deliver quality care to residents
  • Ensuring assigned resident care is performed in line with care standards and Helping Hand policies and procedures
  • Conducting assessments, reviews, coordinate care plans and medical/clinical interventions
  • Liaising with family members, doctors, care workers and allied health professionals to support the wellbeing of the residents

What you’ll bring

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • A Bachelor of Nursing qualification
  • A current AHPRA registration
  • The ability to operate smartphones and apps (such as Microsoft Outlook)
  • Minimum of 6-12 months of work experience (experience in aged care is highly regarded)
  • 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:

  • Understanding of contemporary issues and practices relating to aged care
  • Knowledge and experience of documentation and continuous improvement requirements in aged care

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 Registered 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

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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