Support Workers

Job Details
Department: International Recruitment Program
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Western - Hindmarsh
Reference: VG/IRP/GIPPS/1760509E
Closing Date: 12-Dec-2023
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 3589_support_worker_2023 (1).pdf (PDF, 846KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Claudia McRae

Position Details

We are seeking a Support Workers to join our team in a full time, part time or casual capacity, who are passionate about customer care and excited by the opportunity to make a difference in remote and rural communities! Opportunities are available across various locations.



Provision of in-home and community-based supports which enable people to maintain and/or increase their independence.



  • Effective communication and organisational skills.
  • Worker screening clearance - NDIS Worker Screening Check and Working With Children Check (plus annual police check if working on the TAC program).
  • Commitment to principles of empowerment, inclusion, choice and control when supporting people maximize their independence, and participate in community life.
  • Current First Aid Certificate Level 2.
  • Victorian Drivers Licence.


  • Qualification (Certificate or above) in Aged Care, Disability, Individual Support, Community Services, or equivalent field.
  • Previous experience working in a community or residential aged care or disability setting.



  • To provide support services for individuals receiving community-based support, including Traffic Accidents Commission (TAC) clients, National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants, and/or community aged care Commonwealth Home Support (CHSP) and Home Care Packages (HCP) clients.
  • Assist clients/participants to achieve their individual goals, as outlined in their Support Plan or Care Plan.
  • Promote positive community attitudes in relation to disability, ageing and inclusiveness.


If you wish to apply and be considered for this role, please submit the following information in one document:

  • Your resume, including a comprehensive employment history, the qualifications you hold and the contact details for at least three referees.
  • A cover letter outlining your suitability for the role.
  • Response to the Key Selection Criteria found above, or in the position descriptions on our website, using recent examples of your experiences.


Important: In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all West Wimmera Health Service employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, all employees are to receive an annual influenza vaccination or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Evidence of current immunisation history is required.

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