Careers: Work for an Organisation that Gives Quality Care – Helping Hand

We’re proud of the caring, engaged and thoughtful culture of Helping Hand. Our staff make a real difference to the lives of our clients.

 

Why work with us?

We care for you, while you care for our clients. We have a range of benefits and advantages we provide you, so you can concentrate on your role, knowing we are caring for you.

  • You'll be the right fit

    From comprehensive staff recruitment practices to online onboarding, our Helping Hand Way culture and engagement program encourages feedback, growth and support.

  • Your take-home pay will be maximised

    We offer salary packaging to increase your take home pay, family discounts to pools and gyms in SA, and superannuation support to ensure you’re on track.

  • Your learning will be supported

    We strongly support a learning culture and encourage employees to consider further education and study. Our support includes a Clinical Education Team, study support, study time, access to LinkedIn Learning and the Helping Hand Dementia Scholarship.

  • Your wellbeing will be supported

    We have a range of initiatives to support you to maintain your health and a work-life balance, including free annual influenza immunisations, free counselling, and our Arrive Safe, Work Safe, Home Safe workplace safety program.

  • You'll be appreciated

    Each September is Staff Appreciation Month, when we take the time to recognize and thank our team members for their contribution throughout the year.

  • You can work in regional or metropolitan SA

    With roles available in a range of locations you’ll be sure to find an option close to home.

We're hiring

Have a look at our current vacancies and explore the options available to you right now.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to frequently asked questions about careers at Helping Hand.

To work at Helping Hand, you need to be eligible to live and work in Australia. You will need a current national police clearance certificate, or we can help you get one. Many of our roles require specific qualifications, make sure you read the Job Description carefully to see what qualifications are needed. Here are some of the common ones:

Care Worker (residential or community)

  • Certificate III in Individual Support or equivalent qualification/experience
  • Community care workers must have a full South Australian driver’s licence and a safe, reliable and registered car

Home Support Worker

  • Current first aid certificate
  • Current full South Australian driver’s licence
  • Safe, reliable and registered car

Enrolled Nurse

  • A Diploma of Nursing
  • Current Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency registration
  • Previous aged care industry experience

Registered Nurse

  • A Bachelor of Nursing (or equivalent)
  • Current Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency registration
  • Minimum 12 months working experience

Once applications close for a current job vacancy, we will review all submissions. If you are successful in obtaining an interview for the position, we will contact you to arrange a suitable date and time. If your application is unsuccessful, we will contact you to let you know.

Once you have had an interview and a functional capacity test (if applicable), we will endeavour to let you know within ten working days whether you have been successful. All employment offers are conditional on having a satisfactory national police clearance certificate or criminal history check.