Aged & Community Care Jobs in SA


Aged care is a huge industry and it is expanding rapidly. Australia’s aged care workforce is expected to grow to over 800,000 by 2050, which means there are many, many opportunities for people to become involved.

Community care services support people to live with dignity and independence in their own homes and to avoid social isolation. These services are aimed at the elderly and those who have mental illness, disability or are otherwise disadvantaged.

AGED CARE entry-level job titles:

  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Home Care Worker
  • Lifestyle Assistant
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Undergraduate & Graduate Nurses

And as you progress your career, there are job opportunities like these:

• Accommodation Manager • Aged Care Case Manager • Aged Services Manager • Clinical Manager • Customer Support Co-ordinator • Director of Nursing • General Manager Residential Services • Home Care Co-ordinator • Home Care Packages Coordinator • Home Support Services Manager • Registered Nurse • Resident Administration Officer • Residence Manager

COMMUNITY CARE entry-level job titles:

  • Community Support Worker
  • Drug and Alcohol Counsellor
  • Mental Health Worker
  • Peer Worker
  • Residential Youth Worker
  • Wellbeing/Pastoral Care Worker
  • Youth Outreach Worker

And as you progress your career, there are job opportunities like these:

• Assessment and Intervention Case Officer • Bilingual Community Liaison Officer • Child and Family Services Manager • Community Development Officer - Aboriginal Programs • Community Programs Co-ordinator • Indigenous Program Officer • Mental Health Case Manager • Policy Advisor • Programs Case Manager • School to Work Transition Officer • Tenancy Support Officer


These organisations regularly have vacancies for aged and community care jobs in Adelaide and Regional South Australia:

Full-time or Part-Time job?

As industries go, the care sector has more part-time and casual roles than most. Part-time jobs have been growing over the past five years, full-time jobs more recently.

If you are just starting out, it might pay you to be flexible and start part-time even if it’s not your first choice job. If you’re good at what you do, the opportunities will follow.