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Support Worker - Home Care - Western Sydney

Employer: Life Without Barriers
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Disability Services, Aged Care & Seniors’ Rights, Care & Support Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 16 August, 2019.
Applications close: 24 August, 2019.

  • Casual

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 440 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.   

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 (Home Care), you will be actively supporting clients to remain living independently at home through the provision of social support, personal care and domestic assistance.

Due to expanding our aged care program in Sydney, we have multiple casual roles available based in the Western Suburbs of Sydney, including travel to surrounding suburbs.

Individual shifts range between 1 to 3 hours, ideal for candidates seeking additional casual work, work during school hours or students who are available between Monday and Friday from 6am to 8pm.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Social support and transportation including transport to medical appointments, grocery shopping and social activities
  • Personal care including showering, grooming and dressing assistance
  • Housekeeping and domestic assistance including cooking, household cleaning and laundry assistance.
  • Administer basic first aid and manual handling as required

Skills & Experience  

  • Certificate III in Individual Support, Home and Community Care or Aged Care
  • A current unrestricted Australian drivers licence
  • Reliable registered vehicle with comprehensive insurance
  • A current First Aid Certificate
  • Good communication skills and a passion for supporting and promoting the individual needs of our clients.
  • Fluency in Farsi, Burmese, Turkish, Tagalog, Hindi, Cantonese, Mandarin and/or Italian will be highly regarded.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).


  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Hourly rates + kilometres travelled reimbursed
  • Flexible shifts available Monday to Friday
  • Ideal for someone seeking additional casual work OR work during school hours.

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here (

How to apply for this job

Apply here

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, using the subject line: Support Worker - Home Care - Western Sydney enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday the 24th of August, 2019.