Aged Care Home & Community Assistant (Female). Casual – Ballina & Surrounding Suburbs

Life Without Barriers

NSW: Lismore & Far North Coast
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At Life Without Barriers we consider gender a genuine occupational qualification for this position under Section 27 (2), (c), (e) and (g) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984, and so we ask that only Female applicants apply.


About the Organisation

Enhance the lives of older Australians by joining the Life Without Barriers team. Guided by every clientÂ’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 Home Care Worker, you will be providing personalised home care support to older Australians residing around Ballina and surrounding suburbs. You will be assisting them to remain living independently in their home and will support multiple clients a day, so a willingness to travel is essential.

This is a casual opportunity with hours between 7am to 5pm Monday to Friday with no evening or sleepover shifts. You will joining one of AustraliaÂ’s leading social purpose providers with a dedicated leadership team to support you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Domestic assistance such as meal preparation and light house cleaning
  • Community access to medical appointments and social activities
  • Personal Care including grooming and showering
  • Supporting with tasks and routines
  • Build positive relationships with clients

Skills & Experience

  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Disability or similar) is required
  • Passionate about making a positive impact in our ageing community
  • An Australian DriverÂ’s Licence and ownership of a registered vehicle
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build and maintain positive relationships
  • A current First Aid and CPR Certificate (must be obtained prior to employment)

Successful candidates will be required to undertake relevant pre-employment checks to ensure the safety of our clients. This includes a National Criminal History Record Check. We will discuss with and support you to meet these specified requirements as part of your recruitment and on boarding process if successful.

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.


  • Work independently whilst supported by a dedicated leadership team
  • Simple and easy to use technology to record your timesheets and kilometres
  • Supported career development with opportunities to learn and take on new challenges
  • Frameworks and policies in place providing you with clear guidelines and support
  • Casual hourly rate from $38.26 per hour + Super +.92 cents per kilometre
  • Receive up to $15,900 of your annual salary tax free through salary packaging benefits which means more money in your pocket
  • Be paid for two full days to complete your induction
  • Development and progression opportunities nationally

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 Tuesday the 23rd of July 2024.

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