Why Work With Us when you work with us – Helping Hand

Explore the advantages we provide you below.

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.

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    You'll be the right fit

    We’ve worked hard to make your first steps – and your ongoing career – a smooth, welcoming and positive experience.

    Our online onboarding program will easily take you through all the necessary paperwork to begin working with us. The Helping Hand Way staff culture and engagement program provides opportunities for feedback, growth and support in the workplace.

    We also know that you have busy lives and commitments outside of the workplace. We support you by providing flexible working arrangements wherever possible.

    We are guided by our vision and values.

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    Your take-home pay will be maximised

    As a not-for-profit organisation, we offer salary packaging to increase your take home pay. We partner with the Community Business Bureau to provide this benefit.

    Helping Hand is a Fitness Passport partner, offering you and your family discounted access to a range of pools and gyms in Adelaide and in regional SA.

    Our superannuation partner HESTA also provides employees with great financial and superannuation advice.

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    Your learning will be supported

    We strongly encourage employees to consider further education and study. This ensures we have the most educated and qualified staff possible.

    There are a number of ways in which we can support your learning, including:

    • Study support, including funding up to 50% of your chosen course
    • The option to take study leave
    • A fully funded scholarship through our Dementia Scholarship program
  • your wellbeing will be supported

    Your wellbeing will be supported

    Maintaining good mental and physical health is important. We have a range of initiatives to support you maintain your health and work-life balance, including:

    • Free annual influenza immunisations
    • Free, confidential counselling and support with our Employee Assistance Program partner
    • Arrive Safe, Work Safe, Home Safe workplace safety program
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    You'll be appreciated

    Each September is Staff Appreciation Month, where we take the time to recognise and thank our team members and their contributions throughout the year.

    At regular periods during your career with us, we celebrate and acknowledge the milestones you reach, to say thank you for choosing to work with Helping Hand.

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    You can work in regional or metropolitan SA

    Our roles and locations are many and varied. We have around 1,800 dedicated staff members providing care and support to 7,000 clients, both in their homes and in ours. We provide care in more than twenty locations across South Australia.

    View maps of our metropolitan locations and regional locations to find an option close to home.

Don’t just take our word for it though – listen to our staff talk about their roles and why they find working with Helping Hand – and making a difference for our clients – so rewarding.





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