Careers

Looking for Aged Care jobs in Adelaide? Be part of a caring and supportive team who strive to make a difference in the lives of our ageing population across metropolitan Adelaide and the Adelaide Hills.

At Clayton Church Homes, we understand that our workforce is our most valuable asset.

We work together as a team to achieve our vision of providing quality care through mutual respect in a loving environment. The comfort and welfare of our residents is at the heart of everything we do.

Established in 1968 with the support of the Clayton Congregational Church, the fundamental Christian values and ethical principles continue to, and always will, underpin the activities and decisions of Clayton Church Homes.

Staff Values

Our Mission, Vision and Values are at the heart of everything we do.

Clayton Church Homes’ organisational values were developed by staff in 2016 and endorsed by the Board of Directors  to be formally recognised as part of the Vision, Mission and Guiding Principles of Clayton Church Homes.

Our values are:

  • Respect
  • Communication
  • Team work
  • Trust & Honesty
  • Positive Attitude

We are committed to building a respectful and inclusive workplace, and the values of our organisation are reflected in the qualities and traits of the staff we employ.

Read more about our Mission and Vision.

Employee Benefits

We believe the little extras can make a big difference. We recognise our workforce in many different ways and provide access to a variety of attractive employee benefits.

Current benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Various retail discounts
  • Salary packaging options, including meals and entertainment
  • Career milestones acknowledgements and service awards
  • Corporate health plan offering discounted health insurance
  • Influenza vaccination program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff raffles to free events such as sporting matches at Adelaide Oval Corporate Box
  • Attractive motor vehicle discounts
  • Gift vouchers

We strive to support our employees both personally and professionally as they support Clayton Church Homes through living our values and fulfilling our vision.

Training and Professional Development

While striving to ensure the highest standard of care is provided to residents within our homes, we also provide professional development opportunities to help you fulfil your potential.

This includes opportunities to:

  • undertake mandatory and non-mandatory training
  • develop new skills
  • maintain professional knowledge
  • stay abreast of standards and expectations within the aged care industry.

Employment Requirements and Police Checks

All clinical care staff are covered by an Enterprise Bargaining Agreement or Workplace Agreement.

Policy and procedures along with all legislative requirements govern our care practices.

Conditions of employment include:

  • Acceptance of our Code of Conduct including working in accordance with the Vision, Mission and Values of Clayton Church Homes.
  • A current national criminal history record check (“police check”) less than twelve months old and specific to vulnerable aged persons

Appropriate criminal and relevant history screenings are conducted for all employees, clinical placements, contractors and volunteers prior to commencement and regularly thereafter.  Police checks can be obtained via application at your local police station, through an online provider or through Clayton Church Homes’ provider. Costs will be incurred which will be conveyed to you when completing the application.

“I feel respected, safe, cared for and listened to.”

Joyce

“The staff are very caring. I feel loved and I feel the warmth of everyone I come across.”

Mary

“I like the friendships with others, and the care I receive from staff. I feel happy and content and that makes my family happy.”

Audrey

“I live in a Retirement Living unit and enjoy my garden, especially at the back where I have some raised beds where I grow lettuce, spinach, rocket and herbs that I pick for my meals everyday.”

Geoff

“I love the Cafeteria where we can enjoy a good cappuccino while chatting with other residents. We meet every Friday for Happy Hour when we share news over a drink, have a few jokes and celebrate birthdays”

Clinton

“I can travel without worrying about a thing and everyone gets along. It’s the best move I’ve ever made.”

Pauline