Lookout Connect

Seeking Support Worker for Sunbury, VIC

Posted 4 days ago
Five Good Friends are looking for skilled and compassionate support workers to visit our member in Sunbury on Tuesday and Thursdays for cleaning and shopping assistance
Sunbury VIC
$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
I am in search of a helper to assist our member, who is 90 years old and lives alone in Sunbury. Our member is looking for a helper who can assist with cleaning and shopping assistance / companionship on Tuesdays and Thursdays or any day as long as there is a day in between visits . She is looking for a helper to take her out  on occasion to look around the shops, enjoy a coffee and provide some companionship. She is very flexible, anytime after 12pm.

Cleaning tasks include cleaning the kitchen, bathroom & toilet, vacuuming, mopping, dusting, change bed linen and take out the rubbish. She also may need assistance with laundry.

Our member was once was an artist who painted scarves and did sketching. For many years she did a lot of travelling around Australia with her husband.

Services will include: 
  • Domestic Assistance - e.g., cleaning, cooking, laundry, shopping
  • Companionship - e.g., providing company through friendships, interests, and activities
  • Driving and Community Access - e.g., driving to appointments, shops, outings if needed

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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