• Employment Opportunities

    Monicah Ndungu and Margaret DaviesWork for a progressive not-for-profit organisation that values staff and clients alike!

    Resthaven employs more than 2400 staff across 30 locations in South Australia.

    We are always interested in applications from committed people who share our passion for working together to provide high-quality care and support to older people and their carers.

    View and apply for current job vacancies

    Did you know that Resthaven’s employees come from 74 different countries and our clients & residents from 80 countries?

    31% of our staff are born overseas, with 24% of our staff speaking a language other than English. In fact, there are 56 languages other than English spoken by our staff!

    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.

    Ongoing training and development opportunities are 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 fulfil 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.


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

    • A comprehensive induction and orientation program, and an extensive workforce development program across a wide variety of areas. All learning and development is in line 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.
    • New employee mentoring programs are available so that you are supported as you gain confidence and 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 areas such as Continence Care, Clinical Nursing, Palliative Care, Dementia Care or Wound Management.
    • Salary sacrifice options.
    • 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.

    Resthaven Marion Community Services

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

    “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”

    Resthaven Paradise Nurse Miriam


    Resthaven’s corporate membership benefits include:
    1. Supporting nursing staff in their professional development and advancement.
    2. Providing opportunity for nurses to offer expert knowledge and advice in regards to policy, development, and advocacy.
    3. Australian College of Nursing (ACN) Platinum AffiliateAccess 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

    Resthaven sponsors a number of grants and scholarships.

    Please visit the host websites for specific information and application details.

    Flinders University


    For information about Flinders University Nursing Scholarships,
    phone: (08) 8201 3115 or email: scholarships@flinders.edu.au



    For information about UniSA Scholarships,
    Phone: (08) 8302 1732 or (08) 8302 1762 or
    email: SAS-scholarships@unisa.edu.au

    University of Adelaide


    For information about the University of Adelaide Scholarships,

    Phone: (08) 8303 3341/4224 or email: undergraduatescholarships@adelaide.edu.au

    Alzheimers Australia Scholarship

    For information, visit www.alzheimers.org.au

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    Resthaven offers a fully-funded traineeship program designed to support people without relevant experience or qualifications to enter the Aged Care industry to gain relevant experience and education.

    Positions supported are personal care assistant, housekeeping services assistant and home support worker roles.

    Build confidence in providing care and services to older people whilst being introduced to work requirements through a gradual, supported process.

    Enquiries to: training@resthaven.asn.au

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