• Working for Resthaven

    A progressive not-for-profit organisation that values staff and clients alike!

    older lady holding hand of carer and smilingWorking for Resthaven is not just a job, it’s a career. You will find meaning and purpose, working together with us to provide high quality support to older people and their carers. We welcome your application.

    Resthaven’s 3,000+ strong workforce make up a welcoming and supportive community that extends across South Australia.

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    Did you know that Resthaven’s employees come from 93 different countries and our clients & residents, from 129 countries? Over 55% of our staff are born overseas, with about 51% of our staff speaking a language other than English. In fact, there are 71 languages other than English spoken by our staff!

    See what our staff say about what working in aged care means to them

    Brock Muller,
    Personal Care Assistant

    I believe strongly in the corporate values of Resthaven, and I am very proud to work there.

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    Desma Jenke,
    Home Support Worker

    I love the work I do and enjoy enabling people to continue to live at home for as long as possible.

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    Donna Felce,
    Home Support Worker

    Resthaven is a great organisation to work for. Very supportive. Management is always approachable.

    Working for Resthaven is not just a job, it’s a career

    Reap the rewards of a growing industry that offers security and personal development for people who share our values.

    Working for Resthaven includes ongoing training and development opportunities available to our skilled workforce, all of whom undergo a regular police check. Resthaven offers many career paths for people to develop their potential.

    Employing high-calibre people is fundamentally important to Resthaven, to fulfill our goal of working together to provide quality aged care and support.

    We always welcome enquiries from people who share our values and want to assist in benefiting the quality of life for older people and their carers in South Australia.

    To make an informed choice about whether you are the right fit for the sector and if the sector is the right-fit for you. Click here to read through the ‘Right-Fit Toolkit’. It provides you with all the information you need to know about starting a career in the Aged Care services sector.

    If you share our passion and commitment to providing high-quality care and support – we’d like to hear from you!

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    Resthaven offers a range of employee benefits

    • A comprehensive induction and orientation program, and an extensive workforce development program. All learning and development align with Resthaven’s Teaching and Research in Aged Care Services Framework (TRACs).
    • Access to our Professional Development Fund to financially assist your career progression through further education.
    • Reward and recognition opportunities
    • New employee mentoring programs are available so that you are supported as you develop into your role, especially if you are new to aged care.
    • Opportunities for nursing and allied health staff to consolidate clinical skills and develop new skills in Continence Care, Clinical Nursing, Palliative Care, Dementia Care or Wound Management.
    • Salary sacrifice options to maximise your take home pay.
    • An employee assistance program, offering free, confidential counselling to you and your direct family members.
    • A health and wellness program and an early intervention physiotherapy program to help keep you healthy.

    Other benefits include health insurance discounts, gym membership offers and paid parental leave.

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    At Resthaven, we value nurses and the professional expertise they bring to achieve quality care for older people.

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    “Nurses bring added value to aged care services. They are thought leaders, clinical leaders and workforce leaders…Resthaven is committed to supporting the professional development of its nurses though membership of the Australian College of Nursing”.

    Australian College of Nursing Affiliate LogoWorking for Resthaven offers corporate membership benefits including:

    1. Supporting nursing staff in their professional development and advancement.
    2. Providing opportunity for nurses to offer expert knowledge and advice regarding policy, development, and advocacy.
    3. Access to development through online courses and webinars.
    4. Networking opportunities with nurse leaders though events, conferences, and communities of interest.
    5. Developing education in partnership.
    6. Discounted individual membership fees for Resthaven Nurses.

    *Resthaven is an ACN Platinum Affiliate

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    Interested in working with us? We’d like to hear from you!