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Cleaner - In Home Support - Townsville

Employer: Life Without Barriers
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Disability Services, Trades & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional QLD

Job posted on: 18 January, 2019.
Applications close: 18 January, 2019. (Expired)

  • Partner with people to change lives for the better.
  • Observe and report any changes in client health or behaviour.
  • Undertake basic domestic duties.

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 5,600 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

This is a very rewarding opportunity for you to actively support aged clients to remain living independently at home through the provision of domestic assistance. We currently have multiple part time positions available.

Key Responsibilities

As a Home Care Worker (cleaner) you will:

  • Carry out housekeeping duties in line with LWB Policies and Procedures such as (but not limited to) dusting, vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, washing dishes, cleaning surfaces, emptying bins fridges and freezers, as indicated in the clients care plan
  • Administer basic first aid as required
  • Washing clothing including hanging out to dry and folding of clothes
  • Changing of linen as required

Skills & Experience 

  • A current unrestricted drivers licence and reliable vehicle
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • A commitment to supporting and promoting the individual needs of clients
  • Good communication skills, including the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders (including carers, families and advocates)
  • Experience in Aged Care (desirable)

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
  • Flexible hours
  • Permanent ongoing positions available   

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.