Why work for ECH?

At ECH, we do things a little differently as we know it takes a special person to work in aged care – someone that is passionate about making a real difference, who is caring and committed to supporting others. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to explore this page in more detail.

“I thoroughly enjoy the process of getting to know clients and seeing them improve their quality of life, mobility and overall health!” – Slaven Pavic, Exercise Physiologist

Who are we?

As South Australia’s leading not-for-profit provider of ageing care services and independent retirement living we promote self-determination and enable older people to have the best possible life as they age.

Rich in diversity, with a wide range of roles, responsibilities and clients, ECH employs over 650 employees who share our core values of integrity, empathy and respect. Teams works closely together to ensure the best for our clients, enabling them to remain living confidently and independently at home. We are committed to continuous improvement in care and constantly strive for the best possible service delivery.

Discover what ECH has to offer you

About us

Discover who ECH is and what sets us apart.

Current opportunities

Discover what jobs are currently available and how you can apply.

Allied Health Graduates

Are you about to graduate in Physio, OT or as an EP? We offer our graduates a comprehensive onboarding program with peer support and mentoring.

The ECH Story

The ECH philosophy was shaped by its founder Garnet E Rundle, a visionary who recognised the need for affordable retirement housing.

Our Partner Promises

We aim to support our clients’ independence and have established some Partner Promises.

We value diversity

‘ECH is highly committed to being inclusive of clients and staff with differing backgrounds. ECH is constantly tailoring its services to…

Benefits of working at ECH

As an ECH employee, you’ll be able to enjoy many benefits including salary packaging, discounts etc…

Recruitment process

Read about how we recruit and what you can expect from our recruitment process.

Inspirational. Courageous.
Prepared to take risks. We are. Are you?

Our staff

Hear directly from our beautiful staff why they decided to join the aged care industry and ECH, what their job entails and why they absolutely love it.

Angela Von Bertouch
Home Support Team Member

Caleb Renshaw
Allied Health Assistant

Kate Helmore
Senior Care Coordinator

At ECH, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex projects.

We often have opportunities available in:

“I love going to work every day. Making a career out of helping older people is extremely rewarding!” – John Fridmanis, Team Leader Village Maintenance