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Community Support Workers

Five Good Friends, Australia’s most innovative home care service provides both aged care and disability support services

About Five Good Friends & the opportunity...

Five Good Friends, Australia's most innovative home care service is looking for Personal Carers & Disability Support Workers to join our Helper team in Inner West Brisbane (Ferny Grove, Keperra, Mitchelton, Kedron & The Gap).

How does the Five Good Friends Platform work?
  • Help people in your local community to live a quality life at home
  • Have the freedom and flexibility to create a schedule that suits your lifestyle
  • Build your own Member base as an independent contractor and choose who you will be matched with and the services you want to provide
  • Flexibility to set rates which reflect your skills and experience

Here's how you will be helping

Five Good Friends provides both aged care and disability support services. You will receive opportunities via the App for matches with Members who have varying support needs and live approximately within a 20km radius from your postcode. Visits may range from 1hr to 24hours depending on the needs of the Member. On your Helper profile you can offer to provide the following services to Members:

  • Personal Care - e.g. showering, dressing
  • Medication Support - e.g assisting with prompting for medication
  • Manual Handling - e.g. transfers, use of hoist and other equipment
  • 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
  • Home Administration - e.g. booking appointments, organising special events, support with technology
  • Yard Maintenance - e.g. mowing, weeding, yard tidy
  • Home Maintenance - e.g changing light bulbs, smoke alarm batteries, or fixing a gate latch

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 2.5years (or willing to apply)
  • Yellow Card (if seeking matches with Members funded under the National Disability Insurance Scheme)
  • Certificate III in Aged Care/ Disabilities/Individual Support or above
  • Driver's License and own vehicle
  • Smartphone to use the Five Good Friends App Lookout

How to apply 

Please register your interest in becoming a Helper here: https://www.fountain.com/fivegoodfriends/apply/helper-brisbane-qld?source=AgedCareOnline 
(Please note we do not accept emailed resumes) 

ID: 480
Posted: 16 December 20
Classification: Home & Community Care » Personal Carers - Home
Location: QLD » Brisbane Inner City


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