Aged Care Support Worker. Permanent Part Time or Casual - Maroochydore and Surro

Life Without Barriers

QLD: Sunshine Coast
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About the Organisation

Enhance the lives of older Australians by joining the Life Without Barriers team. Guided by every client’s individual needs and interests, our personalised in-home Aged Care services focus on empowering every person to maintain their home comforts, health, and connections within their community.

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose 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. Join a community of people dedicated to breaking down barriers.

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

As a Support Worker, you will actively support the individual needs of elderly Australians who access our Community Care services in Maroochydore and surrounding local areas. You will help our clients to continue living independently in their own homes through the provision of personal care, social support and some domestic assistance. This is a position can be either Permanent Part Time or Casual position, dependant on the successful candidates preference and availability. Flexible hours available that can be between school hours if required. You will assist multiple clients throughout the day and be required to provide transport for clients, so a valid Australian Drivers Licence is essential in this role. 

We are looking for caring and responsible support workers who reflect the Life Without Barriers values and are passionate about helping others.

Key Responsibilities

  • Social supports inclusive of support to attend medical appointments, social activities in the local community, building/maintaining social networks
  • In-home supports inclusive of meal preparation and assistance with daily living
  • Personal care inclusive of showering, daily hygiene, monitoring of health and well-being (for example, identification of wound care needs, skin integrity, etc)
  • Domestic assistance may be included. This consists of light cleaning duties, changing of bed linen, washing/laundry

  Skills & Experience

  • A current unrestricted drivers licence and a reliable vehicle with minimum 3rd party insurance
  • Certificate III in Aged Care or similar (or intent to attain relevant qualifications in the immediate future) or other relevant experience
  • A current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Prior experience working in the community with ageing clients will be highly regarded
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with clients and support their individual care plans as appropriate
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

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

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 Australians within your local community
  • Permanent Part Time hourly rate from $29.51 + Super
  • Casual hourly rate from $36.88 + Super
  • Get reimbursed .92 cents per kilometre travelled while you work
  • Receive up to $15,900 of your annual salary tax free through salary packaging benefits
  • Access to discounts and benefits at selected retail outlets, cinemas, restaurants and more

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 Monica Saigi at

Applications close at midnight on Friday the 29th of March 2024.  

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications are continuously reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.


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