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Seeking a Support Worker in Heidelberg, VIC

Posted 3 months ago
Five Good Friends are looking for skilled and compassionate support workers to visit our member in Heidelberg for shower assistance, stockings, cleaning assistance, meal prep + companionship
Location
Heidelberg VIC
Salary
$56.50 - $56.50 per hour
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
Our member lives alone in a unit complex at Heidelberg. This lady is 82 years old and is lovely and really will be a pleasure to assist.

Our member is looking for helpers to visit them on Mondays & Thursdays, 10am-12pm for showering assistance, assist with their compression stockings, some cleaning assistance and meal prep.

Our member is also looking for helpers to visit on Tuesdays & Fridays, 10am-12pm for cleaning assistance, meal prep and companionship.

Our member is also looking for helpers to visit on Wednesdays fortnightly, 10am-12pm for cleaning assistance.

Services will include: 
  • Domestic Assistance - e.g., cleaning, cooking, laundry
  • Personal Care - e.g., showering, dressing, compression stockings
  • Companionship - e.g., providing company through friendships, interests, and activities 
 
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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