HIGH CARE (VDQ) SUPPORT WORKER


  • Work in your local community
  • Casual Position with a view of converting to Part Time
  • Training opportunities


We value a diverse workforce with different life experiences, skills and backgrounds including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQI+ and people from all cultural and linguistic backgrounds.


Avivo support people across Western Australia who requires individualised assistance to live at home due to disability, frailty or mental illness. We work together with people and families to plan, coordinate and provide support and services as they choose to lead their lives.


We are looking for confident enthusiastic High Care Support worker in the Fremantle area to join our specialist Ventilator Dependant Quadriplegic (VDQ) care team. This team provides long term, around the clock assistance to a man living in Munster who would like an outgoing, respectful carer to join his team.


The role will involve assisting our team of specialised Support Workers with domestic assistance, attending medical appointments and administrative support with booking appointments and maintaining inventory.


The Support Worker should be available to cover a range of shifts throughout the week, weekends and ability to work overnight awake shifts.


Other duties include:

  • Ventilator and Tracheostomy management, hoisting and personal care
  • Providing clinical care (training provided)
  • Working in partnership with the person and their family to provide excellent well-rounded support.
  • Providing reliable and flexible support that best meet the customer’s needs
  • Problem solving any issues that may arise

What we require:

  • Previous support work experience is preferred but not essential (training provided)
  • Willingness to learn and be trained
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Competent in using technology (email and mobile phone)
  • Ability to think outside the box and problem solve
  • Valid driver’s licence and reliable vehicle are essential
  • Available to attend and complete mandatory training sessions during the week
  • Must be currently living within Munster and surrounding suburbs

What we offer:

  • Salary is a rate of $22.20 per hour whilst training and then once deemed competent by our nurse consultants will increase to $27.25 per hour plus 9.5% superannuation.
  • Mobile phone to use for work
  • Comprehensive training opportunities


Making an appointment to this position is subject to a satisfactory National Police Clearance


To be considered for this role you must attach an updated resume and a cover letter in one document


The closing date for applications is Wednesday 19th February 2020.