Aged Care Support Worker. Permanent Part Time - Ipswich

Life Without Barriers

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QLD: Ipswich
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About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   

Make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable Australians with this unique opportunity to provide both corporate expertise and community support. With a focus on people, not profit, Life Without Barriers’ corporate services team partners with our direct support staff, clients, and their families to ensure we continue our mission to change lives for the better.  If a truly inclusive, collaborative, and fast-paced work environment sounds like your next career move, this is an opening not to be missed.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the Role

Working within Ipswich and surrounding local areas, you will empower the elderly Australian's accessing our services to continue living independently in their own homes. You will provide assistances such as personal care, domestic assistance (light cleaning), transport and social support. The ideal candidate will have medication training, experience with providing personal care and care for clients with Dementia.

You will be required to travel across the Ipswich region between the hours of 7am-6pm Monday – Friday (Occasionally you may need to work outside of these hours including weekends to support the needs of our clients). You will typically support multiple clients per day, so a valid Australian Drivers Licence is a requirement for this role, as well as a willingness to travel up to 45 minutes.

We have flexible hours available and are looking for candidates that are passionate about making a difference in their local community and doing work that matters.

Key Responsibilities

  • Housekeeping duties including but not limited to vacuuming, dusting, changing bed linen, washing clothing
  • Personal care including showering, bathing, medications, eating, toileting, grooming and other personal care needs as identified in their Care Plans
  • Assist the client with community access to social activities, medical appointments and shopping

  Skills & Experience

  • A current unrestricted Australian drivers licence and a reliable insured vehicle
  • A certificate III in Individual Support or similar will be highly regarded
  • A current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Prior experience working in the community with ageing clients is desirable
  • Good communication skills to build rapport and strong relationships with clients

To be considered for and appointed to a position at Life Without Barriers, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a minimum of two (2) doses or hold a valid medical exemption certificate, in accordance with Life Without Barriers Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.


  • An opportunity to make a meaningful, positive impact in the lives of elderly Australian's within your local community
  • Kilometres reimbursed for travel between or with clients
  • Receive up to $15,900 of your annual salary tax free through salary packaging benefits
  • Flexible hours available with majority of work on weekdays between 7am to 6pm
  • Access to discounts and benefits at selected retail outlets, cinemas, restaurants and more

Successful candidates will be required to clear all state-based probity checks; including but not limited to a National Criminal History Record Check.

How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Rianne Gifford at

Applications close at midnight on Sunday the 17th December 2023

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