Personal Carer/Dementia Support Worker

$34.00 - $42.00 hourly
  • Five Good Friends
  • Gordon VIC, Australia
  • Sep 15, 2020
Part Time Nursing, Community, Medical Disability Care Aged 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 to provide support to one of our Members living in Gordon, Victoria. 

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Shifts are 7 days a week, 1 hour visits
  • Personal Care - e.g. showering, dressing
  • Domestic Assistance - e.g. cleaning, cooking, laundry, shopping
  • Companionship - e.g. keeping people company through friendships, interests and activities

Skills and experience required

  • Relevant experience with Aged Care/Disability Support and a genuine desire to help others
  • Experience caring for persons living with dementia is essential 
  • A successful National Police Check
  • Certificate III in Aged Care/Disabilities/Individual Support or above
  • 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:
https://www.fountain.com/fivegoodfriends/apply/helper-melbourne?source=Qualifiedcarers

Posting Date

Sep 15, 2020