Personal Carer and Support Worker

$34.00 - $42.00 hourly
  • Five Good Friends
  • Nudgee QLD, Australia
  • Sep 09, 2020
Part Time Nursing, Community, Medical Disability Care

Job Description

About Five Good Friends 

Five Good Friends, Australia’s most innovative home care service, matches Helpers (Support Workers) to local Members within their community. We are looking for a new Support Worker to join our Helper team in Nudgee, QLD. If successful, you will have opportunity to provide support to several of our clients in this area.

About the Member

We are looking for a Helper who has experience caring for someone who is non-verbal and has an intellectual disability. The successful Helper must be confident in redirecting behaviours and competent with assisted feeding/dysphagia and full assist toileting. Excellent communication skills will be required as the Helper will be required to liaise with facility staff.  

If you are kind, friendly, patient and engaging & believe in-home care for our loved ones needs to change, then please join us in creating a better, brighter future.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Shift times are flexible. More information will be available upon enquiry.
  • Personal Care - e.g. showering, dressing, toileting
  • Companionship - e.g. keeping people company through friendships, interests and activities
  • Driving Community Access - e.g. driving to appointments, shops, outings if needed

Skills and experience required

  • Energy and passion for helping people
  • More than 1 year experience with NDIS/Disability Support and a genuine desire to help others
  • A successful National Police Check
  • Certificate III in Aged Care/ Disabilities/Individual Support or above is essential
  • Flu Immunisation
  • Driver’s Licence and own vehicle essential
  • Your own ABN as an Independent Contractor (or prepared to obtain one)
  • Smartphone (Android 5.1 or later/iPhone 4S or later.)

*Please note that this is not an employee role. We subcontract Helpers who operate under their own ABN, as independent contractors.

Benefits and perks

  • Marketing power of the Five Good Friends platform
  • Have the freedom and flexibility to create a schedule that suits your lifestyle
  • Build on your own Member base using our company ‘Helper get a Member’ program.
  • Access to Five Good Friends technology to view your schedule, log your hours and communicate with Members/Families/Community Managers. 
  • Support from your local Community Manager. 
  • A company that appreciates and values the important work you do
  • Company Training provided
  • Paid fortnightly into your Bank Account
  • Insurance cover by Five Good Friends. (Public Liability, Personal Accident and Professional Indemnity)

How to apply
Please register via the Five Good Friends website:

Posting Date

Sep 09, 2020