Home Care Worker - ACT

Home Care Worker

Classification: Part Time Opportunities 

Location: ACT and Queanbeyan

Applications Close: 28 April 2024



You can make a difference in someone’s life today by applying for this highly rewarding role with IRT (Illawarra Retirement Trust)!


As a home care worker, you'll help older Australians maintain their independence and live at home for longer. Your personalised care and empathetic companionship will truly make a positive impact on their lives.


We have multiple Permanent Part Time positions for experienced aged care workers available in the Canberra, Queanbeyan and surrounding suburbs!



Your day will look like:


  • Domestic Assistance including cleaning and cooking or meal preparation
  • Personal care including getting them up, showering and dressing
  • Driving clients to medical appointments or taking them shopping
  • Providing social support and community engagement
  • Providing complex care and medication management



Why choose IRT?


  • Competitive pay and more cash in your pocket (less tax) with not-for-profit salary packaging
  • Access to free accredited training courses for professional and career development opportunities
  • Guaranteed hours for our valued home care workers
  • Career opportunities in residential aged care, nursing and facilities management
  • Paid travel, mileage ($0.96/KM) & penalty rates
  • Smart phone, uniform, PPE & training provided
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Birthday leave - relax and take a day off on us!
  • Employee Assistance Program (free counselling service) and staff wellness programs
  • Support at every step of your employment journey with IRT.
  • Your well-being is our priority. You can’t care for others if you don’t look after yourself



What we look for in an Aged Care Worker:


  • A big heart, empathy and a passion for supporting older Australians to live their best life
  • Driver’s licence and a fully insured car
  • Certificate III in Individual Support or equivalent.
  • Current First Aid Certificate (or willing to obtain)
  • Current flu vaccine (or willing to obtain)
  • Willingness to complete medication assistance and insulin cert
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Resilience and ability to work independently
  • You're available to work at least 3 days a week -  we offer both midweek and weekend shifts to suit your lifestyle



If you’re looking for an organisation that cares about you, apply today.


Contact: Heather Munyoro

Ph: 0428 455 476


 All successful candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including reference checks, Flu vaccination, pre-employment functional assessment and a National Criminal History Check.