Lookout Connect

Experienced Helper needed in Bracken Ridge, potential take home of $1870 a week.

Posted 2 months ago
Five Good Friends are looking for skilled and compassionate support workers.
Part-time Full-time
$56.50 - $105 per hour
Mental health support Certificate III in Individual Support (Aged Care) Challenging behaviour Mental health Manual handling
 At Five Good Friends, it’s our mission to create caring communities that support people to remain in their homes and engaged in their communities for as long as possible. We provide a platform Helpers (traditionally called Carers) love, is easy to join and acts as a gateway to a great network of Members and fellow Helpers to support this mission.
  • Be your own boss.
  • Set your own rates.
  • Partner with us to build caring communities.
We’ll help you with everything you need to succeed in growing your own business so you can offer your chosen services to the Clients (we call them Members) you wish to support in your local area. You tell us your services, set your own rate, and tell us when you are available placing you in total control of your work.

About the Opportunity
We have a 66 year old woman who is located in Bracken Ridge, Queensland. Our member is a quadriplegic, and Blind, she is in a wheelchair and has a beautiful guide dog named Rufus. Our member does have complex behaviours and is looking for an experienced, strong-willed helper that can set professional boundaries. Visits available are Mondays-Sundays 2-5 hours a day depending on needs throughout the week. Visits are flexible on time. Can be up to 35 hours a week, at the standard home care rate and weekend penalties rates your potential take home is $1870 a week.

Services will include:
·      Domestic Assistance - e.g., cleaning, cooking, laundry, shopping
·      Personal Care - e.g., showering, dressing, manual handling
·      Companionship - e.g., providing company through friendships, interests, and activities
·      Community Access - e.g., commuting to appointments, shops, outings if needed
·      Yard Maintenance – e.g., general decluttering, watering, replanting 
·      Home Administration – e.g., assisting with technology

We have plenty of other Members in the area needing help also! Our platform encourages you to build your business in line with your income needs, you are the boss. 

What is needed to apply for this opportunity?
  • Your own ABN as an Independent Contractor (Or prepared to obtain one)
  • A successful National Police Check issued within the past 2.5 years OR a current NDIS Worker Screening Check (Or prepared to obtain one)
  • Right to work documentation 
  • Smartphone to use the Five Good Friends app, Lookout.

    Additional documentation may be required. 
What's in it for you?
  • Free access to our Learning and Development platform where Helpers can be up-skilled free of charge in certain clinical services.
  • 24/7 access to an Employee Assistance Program for free counselling and support. Helpers can book up to three sessions.
  • Opportunity to build your own business via our Five Good Friends app and free promotion kits.
  • Access to the Five Good Friends Help Centre; a fantastic platform that provides Helpers with a variety of articles and resources.
Five Good Friends want to create a place where people love what they do, feel valued, supported and in control. It needs to be just as magical for you as it is for our Members receiving support.

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