Direct Care Worker - Residential

Job no: 859411
Work type: Casual
Location: Eyre and Western
Categories: Community Services
  • Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Kimba
  • Salary $28.52 - $28.82 per hour + 25% casual loading - WHA3
  • Casual Contracts up to 10 June 2025 - multiple positions



We are now accepting applications for Direct Care Workers to join our casual pool for 2024/2025.

The Direct Care Worker (Residential) assists in providing a direct client service to residents of the Kimba Pioneer Hostel. This includes providing assistance with bathing, showering, personal hygiene, dressing and grooming of residents, along with toileting and continence management.

Duties may include help with feeding residents and maintain their mobility/dexterity through transferring and lifting, including the use of mechanical aides, bed making, cleaning of equipment, aids, utensils in work area (including personal possessions), and distribute clean laundry and personal attire and provide input into resident assessment and recording general observations, and will help to identify diversional therapy needs of individuals and/or groups and complete routine documentation in accordance with established policies and procedures.


Limited experience working with aged, frail or disable persons in a community/hospital setting necessary.

Applicants are encouraged to review the Job Pack below for more detailed information.

About Us

The Eyre and Far North Local Health Network (EFNLHN) covers almost 440,000 square kilometres of spectacular South Australia, supporting about 40,000 people living around Eyre Peninsula and the Far North of the state.

With its ancient outback landscapes and culture, boutique vineyards, renowned oyster farms and Australia’s best-kept-secret surf coast, the Eyre Peninsula and Far North offers a lifestyle that will inspire and energise you.  The region enjoys a Mediterranean style climate so there’s plenty of opportunity to enjoy everything the region has to offer. From surfing and fishing to hiking and exploring the outback – create your best life, right here.

Being part of Eyre and Far North Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

To find out more about working in Eyre and Far North LHN visit Eyre and Far North LHN | SA Health

Important Information

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. Job ref: 859411.



Application Closing Date

10 June 2025 - 11.55PM


Download File 859411 Direct Care Worker - Residential Job Pack.pdf

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