SA Health

Job no: 873469
Work type: Part time
Location: Yorke and Mid North
Categories: Community Services

  • Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Various Locations across the Region 
  • Salary $1,106.10 – $1,117.80 per week (pro rata) – WHA4
  • Various Permanent Part Time Contracts




The gorgeous Yorke and Northern region encompass the Yorke Peninsula and significant areas of the Spencer Gulf and Gulf of St Vincent, Southern Flinders Ranges and the Mid North of South Australia (SA) all within easy reach of Adelaide.

The Yorke Peninsula, with over 700 kilometres of coastline, boasts stunning beaches and friendly local towns. It is one of SA’s most accessible seaside escape locations with breathtaking views and national parks. It is a place to experience fresh seafood from local providers and you’ll also find plenty of bakeries, craft breweries and distilleries. Walking trails, diving, surfing, and cycling are just some of the recreational activities the Yorke Peninsula has to offer.

The Mid North region is SA’s gateway to the outback and Southern Flinders Ranges, it is renowned for its wonderful rural panoramas and unique country townships. The area is made up of dramatic landscapes and native wildlife and offers an abundance of activities to break up those workdays, including outback camping, four-wheel driving, cycling, and surfing. The beautiful Clare Valley sits within this region and offers some of Australia’s best wines with more than 50 cellar doors to explore and enjoy.

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. View the below videos for more information about working for Yorke and Northern Local Health Network

Work with us – Yorke and Northern LHN

Yorke and Northern Local Health Network – We care for you

The Yorke and Northern Local Health Network (YNLHN) supports and fosters a culture in which employees feel they belong and feel safe in their work environment. This culture aims to encourage all people to use their talents and to be valued and rewarded for their contributions.

The YNLHN offers our employees access to salary sacrifice arrangements through Smart and some areas have access to a remote zone allowance. Also, Commonwealth relocation incentives and retention bonuses may also apply.  Watch a short video about what salary packaging is  For information about the eligibility for the Relocation Support working for SA Health can be found here.

Working collaboratively with our nursing teams, you will provide high-quality personal care to our clients based on their individual needs.

Vacancies are currently available at the following sites:

Melaleuca Court Nursing Home – Minlaton

Located 200kms west of Adelaide on the beautiful Yorke Peninsula in the regional township of Minlaton, Melaleuca Court is a 35 bed Residential Aged Care facility.

Minlaton is known as the Barley Capital of the world and described as a picturesque town with wide open streets. Located in the middle of the Yorke Peninsula it is also a gateway to many beautiful coastal communities and locations.

Melaleuca Court Nursing Home is seeking:

  • Personal Care Worker: Permanent P/T 1.0 FTE (Various Positions) Commencing ASAP

Peterborough Hospital – Nalya Lodge

Located 220kms north of Adelaide and 113kms southeast of Port Augusta in the regional township of Peterborough, Nalya Lodge is an 11 bed Residential Aged Care facility co-located at the Peterborough Hospital.

Peterborough is a farming community located on the edge of the Flinders Ranges, Peterborough welcomes everyone with their friendly nature, artistic creativity, love of country and fondness of a good yarn.

Nalya Lodge is seeking:

  • Personal Care Worker: Permanent P/T, 2.0 FTE (Various Positions) Commencing ASAP

Riverton Hospital – Wakefield Aged Care

Located 100km north of Adelaide is the regional township of Riverton, a town of gentle charm and history, set among the rolling hills and valleys of the Gilbert Valley.

Co-located at the Riverton Hospital, Wakefield Aged Care is a 17 bed Residential Aged Care Facility and is seeking:

  • Personal Care Worker: Permanent P/T, 0.32 FTE (12 hours per week) Commencing ASAP

Please apply online and provide a cover letter indicating which position/s, site/s, and FTE you are applying for.  Job ref873469.

Important Information

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.


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.


Jayne Gerbert
CenSTaR Administration
Phone: 8638 4152

Application Closing Date

Applications close Sunday 21st July 2024 at 11.55PM Central Australia Daylight Time


873469 YNLHN Personal Care Worker Job Pack.pdf

Job Capacity Statement PCA Carer Aged Care.pdf

Australian applicant guidelines

International applicant guidelines


Advertised: 05 Jul 2024 Cen. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 21 Jul 2024 Cen. Australia Standard Time

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