Community Support Worker - Keperra and Samford Qld.

  • Five Good Friends
  • Keperra QLD, 4054
  • Sep 15, 2021
Part Time Nursing, Community, Medical Disability Care

Job Description

Come and join Australia’s most innovative and dynamic home health organisation.

We're Five Good Friends and we're an approved aged care and registered NDIS service provider. We help our clients live vibrantly in their own homes by wrapping a care team around them and their families. Our software gently coordinates in the background so care teams can do their best work and our clients get exceptional outcomes.

Good people using friendly software is how we do care differently and the reason why we're invited back into the homes of our clients over 15,000 times a month. We began four years ago in QLD and today we provide services in NSW, VIC, and SA too.

We are growing every day and providing more home care to aged care and NDIS participants. We're looking for great care workers to partner with us to provide exceptional care and experiences that are personalised to the goals of the individual.

If you believe support for our loved ones needs to change, then please join us in creating a better, brighter, future by applying for our Helper/Community Support roles.

About the Members

KEPERRA:

We have 3 lovely Members located in Keperra, QLD seeking wonderful Helpers to join their team. 

  • Our first Member is looking for a Helper to support them to become more physically active and independent in the home. The Helper will also assist with school drop off and pick up for the Members children, meal preparation,  general cleaning and transport to appointments.
  • Our second Member is looking for a Helper who will support them in achieving their goals in becoming more independent, learning how to cook, developing a cleaning routine and increasing her social participation. 
  • Our third Member has a diagnosis of dementia and requires extra support to enable them to live independently in their own home. The Helper will assist them with Companionship, Personal Care, Driving and Community Access and Domestic Assistance.

SAMFORD:

This lovely elderly Member has a diagnosis of generalised dementia and requires extra care and support.

How can you Help?

You will be supporting these Members with:

  • Driving and Community Access - e.g. driving to appointments, shops, outings if needed
  • Domestic Assistance - e.g. cleaning, cooking, laundry, shopping
  • Companionship - e.g. providing company through friendships, interests and activities
  • Personal Care - i.e. support with showering and dressing
  • Basic Medication Support

Visits available with Members:

There is a high number of hours and visits available with these Members which include morning, afternoon, and the occasional overnight support.

We also have other opportunities available on the platform...

We set you up with a Helper profile where you can offer to provide a ranged of home care services to Members including domestic assistance, personal care, companionship, driving and community access and home administration.

As an independent contractor you will receive opportunities via the our App for matches with Members who have varying support needs. Visits may range from 1hr to 24hours depending on the needs of the Member.

What you need

  • Your own ABN as an Independent Contractor (or prepared to obtain one)
  • A successful National Police Check issued within the past 2.5years (or willing to apply) 
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check (or willing to apply).
  • Working With Children Check or willing to apply. (Please note that this check is required for Member 1 only).
  • Certificate III in Aged Care/ Disabilities/Individual Support will mean we can offer you more matches but is not essential.
  • Driver's License and own vehicle required
  • Smartphone to use the Five Good Friends App Lookout

About the Five Good Friends Platform

Click here to watch a video which explains how you're matched with Members, insurances, rates and more about what it means to be Helper.

Posting Date

Sep 15, 2021