Community Support Worker - Reynella, SA

  • Five Good Friends
  • Reynella SA, Australia
  • Nov 10, 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.

Work Opportunities Available:

We are looking for a team of Helpers to support a Member living in Reynella, SA. The Member receives visits Monday to Sunday for 2 hours in the morning and then 2 hours in the evening. The successful Helpers need to be highly experienced in providing personal care and manual handling support.  

Support Services include:

  • Personal Care – bed bathing required and repositioning of Member to relieve pressure areas
  • Manual Handling – full sling lifter (these visits are 2 assist and you will be rostered on with another Helper)
  • Medication Support – prompting and administration
  • Domestic Assistance – vacuuming, cleaning and laundry support required
  • Community Access – when required, Helper to travel with Member in a taxi and accompany her to appointments

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)
  • Certificate III in Individual Support (or equivalent) is required
  • Driver's License and own vehicle required
  • Personal Care and Manual Handling experience required
  • Smartphone to use the Five Good Friends App Lookout

Please note: The SA Government has mandated in-home and community aged care and disability support workers must provide evidence they have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine (or evidence of their booking for the second dose) by 29th November 2021.

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

Nov 10, 2021