Disability Support Worker - North Richmond, NSW

  • Five Good Friends
  • North Richmond NSW, Australia
  • Sep 22, 2021
Part Time Nursing, Community, Medical Disability Care Aged Care Cleaner

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 Member Match

We have a NDIS Member located in North Richmond, NSW seeking an experienced Disability Support Worker to join her team. The successful Helper will require experience in seizure management. You will be supporting the Member with:

  • Medication Support - the Member requires verbal prompting to take medications 
  • Domestic Assistance - the Member is only able to assist with some housework, so will require assistance from her Helper with cleaning and laundry 
  • Companionship - the Member loves a chat & would also love to share her interests with her Helper i.e. shopping, movies, going out for lunch, NRL, Lego 
  • Driving and Community Access - the Member would like to be able to go out into the community with her Helper & receive transport to her appointments 
  • Seizure Management - the Member is not to be left alone due to her seizure history

Visits available with Member:

  • Wednesday 9:30am-1pm

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.

About You

  • Keeping people healthy and happy in the homes they love is what lights your fire. You love to learn what will make a difference to the quality of their lives and help them achieve their goals.
  • You are tired of the traditional models of care and are keen to embrace a new, innovative and dynamic model of care.
  • You are driven to run you own care business and enjoy the flexibility to choose the hours you work.
  • You are eager to build your own Member base as an independent contractor and choose who you will be matched with and the services you want to provide.
  • You want the flexibility to set rates which reflect your skills and experience.
  • You are punctual, well presented, adaptable and respect that our Members welcome you into their home every day.

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 Clearance (or willing to apply) 
  • Certificate III in Aged Care/ Disabilities/Individual Support beneficial 
  • Driver's License and own vehicle required (car must be able to fit a walking frame or wheel chair)
  • Smartphone to use the Five Good Friends App Lookout
  • There is a cat in the home, so the Helper will need to be comfortable with pets 

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 22, 2021