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Support Worker

We are a leading home care provider dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for older Tasmanians. Our team is passionate about providing personalised care and support to help our clients remain independent and active in their communities.

Join Care Forward as a support worker and provide in-home client support using a strengths-based approach, promoting independence and community participation. You'll be part of a team that prioritises client-centred care and works within a reablement and wellness framework. Work with clients and their carers to achieve set goals using your exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. In doing so, you'll make a meaningful impact in the lives of clients and their families.


  • We are open to candidates based in Tasmania's south, north, or northwest and have office space in Hobart, Launceston, Devonport, and Burnie. 
  • Full-time, part-time, and casual positions can be considered for the right candidate.
  • A competitive salary package
  • The opportunity to work with a leading home care provider
  • A great work-life balance with flexible hours
  • The chance to make a real difference in the lives of older Tasmanians
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and career progression
  • A supportive and collaborative team environment

You will do

  • Provide in-home support to clients using a strengths-based approach to promote independence and active community participation.
  • Deliver restorative-focused home support programs by providing support and guidance to clients and their carers, including personal care, cooking, cleaning, laundry, and transport.
  • Monitor and document client progress and attend multi-disciplinary meetings to provide feedback.
  • Conduct basic risk assessments in clients' homes and advise relevant team leaders of any issues.
  • Maintain client privacy, confidentiality, dignity, choice, and control at all times, and respect the client's individuality, equality, and diversity.

You need to have

  • Experience in supporting clients to achieve agreed goals and outcomes.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills for relationship-building and record-keeping purposes
  • Ability to work with limited supervision in diverse community settings
  • A current driver's licence and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Up-to-date vaccinations against COVID-19.

Ideally, you also have

  • Experience providing domestic, shopping, respite and personal care, plus social support and transport assistance.
  • An understanding of the wellness and reablement approach
  • The ability to read and comprehend health and reablement plans and document effectively.
  • A strong understanding of risk management, health and safety, and continuous quality improvement 

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