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Support Worker


Employer: Aaron's World
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Disability Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 21 March, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

Aaron needs people who have the skills and interest to help him increase his local community networks while at the same time supporting him to manage his safety and well-being.

Aaron loves spending time at home watching youtube clips on his laptop and listening to music on his phone. He also enjoys heading out to Nando’s, McDonald’s, Mr Burger, On it Burgers, cafes & all other fine places that serve hot chips on St Kilda Road, Prahran and neighbouring areas. He lives with his parents.

Please contact us if this sounds like you and you can bring the following to the relationship:

  • Calm, confident, creative, energetic, adaptive and friendly attitude
  • Happy/positive disposition
  • Good verbal communication skills (when required), whilst also being able to be with Aaron without talking
  • Capacity to walk fast and think on your feet - to match Aaron’s energy and pace!
  • Experience and ability to meet Aaron's personal care needs
  • Ability to take direction
  • Good cooking skills and able to follow straight forward recipes
  • A valid drivers license, to take Aaron to the places he enjoys

You will need to work up to 6 hours per day, with a start time typically after 10AM. The actual days worked will depend largely on how Aaron is feeling and will include weekends.

Aaron will pay the right candidate an hourly rate between $25 to $70, dependent on their level of experience and the days they work. The primary location of work will be our home in 3004.

How to apply for this job

If this sounds like you and you would like to apply, please email clyde.fernandez@gmail.com, using the subject line: Support Worker application via EthicalJobs, covering the following:

  1. An outline of why you are applying and what you will bring to this role
  2. A short resume of your work and personal history
  3. Contactable referees (at least 3) who will vouch for your character