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Permanent Part Time Min.
20+ Hours per week
An exciting career opportunity exists for a professional
and proactive Duty/Assistant Manager to join our
friendly & professional team.
Duty Manager will assist the Current Club Manager in the
operations of the club.
The successful applicant will be energetic, enthusiastic
and will need to demonstrate:
• Forward thinking, with the ability to multi task
• Experience in bar operations
• Stock Control skills
• Ability to professionally supervise, train and direct
• Ability to remain calm under pressure
• Strong Team Working Skills
• Completed RSA & RSG Training
• Knowledge of Lotteries/Keno
• Demonstrate initiative as well as take on board
• Previous office experience preferred but not essential
• Must be prepared to work Weekends and Nights
• Exceptional Customer Service Skills
• Have a passion for the hospitality industry
All applications will be held in strict confidence.
Applications in writing, no later than the 8th August to:
Box 516, Cobdogla SA 5346
Cobdogla & District Club Inc
DUT Y MANAGER
Resthaven Inc is a leader in the high growth aged and community
service field in South Australia and is highly respected for the provision of
responsive and quality services.
We offer attractive remuneration including salary sacrifice and professional
development support to our staff.
Resthaven - Riverland Community Services located in Loxton is seeking an
experienced and committed Registered Nurse who would like to work in a
caring and supportive environment, focussed on delivering quality care to
older people in their own home.
You will be required to:
• Provide and coordinate quality nursing and care services in a home
• Contribute to the assessment of needs
• Develop and implement care plans as required
• Ensure professional communication with clients, families and staff
• Provide support and assistance to maintain high standard of services in
You will be experienced in Program Coordination, providing support,
training and supervision to staff. In addition to the above you will possess
sound computer skills, effective organisational and communication skills,
together with empathy and understanding towards the needs of older
Familiarity with the aged care standards and experience in providing
in-home care would be highly regarded. Some out of hours on call work
It is essential that you have current Registration as a Registered Nurse with
AHPRA and a current driver’s licence.
Enquiries to Sandy Smith, Manager, T: 8584 5866.
To apply: visit our website on www.resthaven.asn.au and click onto Careers
Applications close 15 August 2014
Job description is available on our website
Plummers/United Nurseries is a wholesale flower and
vegetable plant nursery. We have been operating for
35 years and are located near the Airport in Renmark.
We sell product to chain stores, hardware stores,
garden centres and councils throughout SA and parts
of NT, NSW and VIC. We currently employ 40 people
and would like to add to our team. We are looking to
fill a permanent position in late August.
Duties could include shifting plants, applying
chemicals, irrigating, fertilizing, water quality control,
weeding and various other general nursery jobs.
You will need to be reliable, be able to work in a
team environment and have a good level of fitness.
Reading, writing and basic maths calculations will
also be necessary. You will be working outdoors and
all on job training will be provided. Extended hours
in peak times may be required. ChemCert and forklift
license would be an advantage but not necessary.
For more information please contact the nursery
on 08 85 866800 or email on
Please send resume via email or post to Box
795, Renmark SA 5341.
Applications close 8th of August 2014.
We currently have a vacancy available for a highly
motivated individual to work as a Maintenance Fitter
on a permanent basis located at our Coldridge
Vineyard site located approximately 10 minutes
drive from Loxton in South Australia.
The successful applicant must be willing to work
shift work and overtime as required, possess good
communication skills and be willing to take part in
vineyard operations as required. You will form part
of an integral team and your duties will include the
Repair and maintenance of site plant and
equipment, including tractors and harvesters
Maintaining workshop to a high standard
Able to liaise with other staff members and
Operation of vineyard plant & equipment
Machine pruning and harvesting
Spraying and basic Pest & Disease control
A current driver’s license is essential and a
Chemical Handlers certificate, or willingness to
obtain, would be advantageous.
Applicants will need to demonstrate experience
in tractor driving including a current applicable
license. Please send applications to:
Applications close 15 August 2014
Previous Applicants need not apply. wf19513
Let me drop my poetic muse here and talk serious fora
Yo u see, losing your car can beareal hassle,but
losing your lifeis something entirely different. No,
don’t say “Oh everyone knows all about road safety”
because if that wastrue, the road toll would be zero
The stupid thing is, being safer on the roads is easy.
It’s just common sense! Here, I’ll showyou what I
We’ve all heard the messages,maybe you’re even sick
of them, buthey, they’re right! Yo u don’t have to FEEL
drunk to be adrunk driver, and your driving can be
affected by justabit of alcohol. If you’ve been drinking
there’samuch greater chance you’re going to have an
accident...That’s not my opinion, that’saFACT!
If you are doing some drinking, just don’t do the
Here’sacouple of things to help you stayin
Eat before youdrink, but remember salty stuff like
chips is just going to makeyou thirsty!
Choose low alcohol drinks or alternate between
alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.
Drink slowly.Ifyou’re drinking for pleasure, don’t
rush it! Enjoy it.
Stickto standard drink sized glasses. Check out
my little picture down the bottom. Just one
standard drink an hour if you arealady or twofor
the gentleman isarough indication of what will
keep you below that 0.05 limit.
the Watchdog of.....
Staying Safe on the Road
may have caused
an abundance of
other fungi to
pop up across the
region, but Natural
warning people not
to eat them.
from the State Her-
barium, says SAMDB
often receives calls
from people asking
were safe to eat.
“We all love the
idea of being able to
eat what we gather
from the wild, but the
answer is that it is not
safe to eat them,” Ms
may look similar to
the ones you can buy
at your local green-
grocer, but it is just
too often difficult to
tell the good from the
‘death cap’ mush-
rooms look quite simi-
lar to some edible spe-
cies but, as their name
suggests, eating them
can be fatal.
“Even the experts
don’t eat what they
find because there are
so many species of
native mushrooms and
we don’t know enough
about them yet.
“The safest place to
get your mushrooms is
from your local super-
market or fruit and veg
Ms Catcheside said
such a directive did
not make fungi “bad”,
as it has a vital role to
play in the environ-
“Many fungi are
helping to break
down dead material,
while others form a
close partnership with
plants,” she said.
water and nutrients for
the plant and the plant
provides sugars and
energy for the fungi.
“So, if you have
fungi growing in your
garden, or see them in
the wild, please leave
them alone to do what
they do best.
“If you are con-
cerned that children or
pets might eat them,
then you can remove
the fruiting bodies and
put them in the bin.”
There are 12,000 to
15,000 known species
of larger fungi in Aus-
tralia, with new spe-
cies still being identi-
If you suspect that
someone has eaten
a poisonous mush-
room, call your local
for advice. If an ani-
mal has eaten fungus
and is showing signs
of illness, contact your
The Berri District Youth
Club is celebrating its 50th year
with a special reunion dinner to
be held on Saturday, October 4.
The event will include a tour of
the current facilities and a visit to
the club’s future location at Glassey
During the evening past and
present members will enjoy a three
course meal, club uniform parade
and a routine by the club’s perfor-
mance troupe as members prepare
for the 2015 World Gymnaestrada.
Proceeds from the night will
go towards the BDYC’s new clu-
brooms project. “This will be a
great night for everyone to catch
up, reminisce and see what the club
is up to now,” said head coach Jane
Tickets can be purchased online
(bdyc.gymnastics.org.au) or by
contacting Jane McFarlane (0400
179 899). Anyone with old photo-
graphs, memorabilia or uniforms is
asked to bring them to the Wilkin-
son Street clubrooms in Berri.
Meanwhile BDYC members
have urged locals to get behind the
Fund My Idea Riverland initiative.
To vote visit the website (yoursay.
Amanita phalloides (death cap) mushrooms look similar to some
edible species, but eating them can be fatal, as the name suggests.
Just don’t eat the
Youth club to mark 50 years
The Berri District Youth Club’s Platinums Performance Troupe will be in
action at the club’s special 50th anniversary reunion dinner.
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