Position Details

Reference Number 16728
Position Title Support Worker- North West Melbourne
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Entity Community Care
Location Melbourne West Service Centre
Award Classification CHCS SW EA 2010 -NSW/ACT - CCC - Casual SW NSW&ACT Lvl 5
Hours 15
Job Advertisement

About the role

We are looking for qualified Support Workers across the North West of Melbourne inlcuding Banyule,Darbin and Hume Councils to join our dedicated team where “Being for Others” is our Mission. These rewarding roles support our clients with a range of support services including Respite, Personal Care and Domestic Assistance to enable independence, improve social connections and promote positive health and well-being in both the community and clients homes


As a Support Worker you will have 24/7 support from our Head Office Support Team (including clinical services), regular access to your supervisor and team meetings, attractive salary packaging options, access to an Employee Assistance program and opportunities to participate in and be rewarded through our Employee Recognition program


What you bring  

  • Cert III HACC/Aged Care/Disability, Individual Support or equivalent 
  • Current First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain one)
  • Current Drivers License, reliable insured motor vehicle and smart mobile phone/device
  • Computer literacy and access to emails/internet
  • Flexible availability to cover a range of shifts across the week including mornings, evenings, weekends and overnight
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

In return you will have ongoing training to develop your skills, career progression opportunities and a satisfying and fulfilling work life.



This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality. To find out more about the benefits of working at Calvary, please visit - https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/


About Calvary

Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas.  Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.



Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on communicating the inestimable dignity and value of each person.  We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Calvary Spirit and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.


This role presents an opportunity to join the Community Care arm of Calvary. We are a progressive and friendly company that has been providing a range of flexible services to support people to live independently in their own homes and the community for over 25 years. 


How to join the team

To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.


As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment, psychometric and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.


Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.


Our values of Hospitality, Stewardship and Respect underpin all that we do. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and support applications by people from various life experiences, cultures and faiths and work together to provide options that empower and enrich our clients

Selection Criteria Essential: Have you resided overseas for 12 months or more in the last 10 years since turning 16? If you select yes you will be required to contact the relevant overseas police force to obtain a criminal or police record check.
Essential: Are you aware of any pre-existing injury or disease that may be affected by the work? Note: Under Section 82 (7&8) of the Accident Compensation Act 1985 failure to disclose information regarding pre-existing injuries or diseases may result in the employee not being entitled to Workers Compensation
Essential: Please indicate your current availability? Days / Hours
Essential: Can you offer a minimum 3 week days of availability, which includes a minimum of 15 hours in the week?
Desirable: Are you happy to be asked about overnight shifts?
Desirable: Are you happy to be asked about 24 hour shifts?
Essential: Do you have a current drivers licence?
Essential: Do you have a reliable and insured vehicle?
Desirable: Do you hold a current Victorian Working With Children Check?
Essential: Do you reside within 25km's or less of Banyule, Hume or Darebin councils?
Essential: Do you hold or are you studying towards a Certificate III Individual Support or Bachelor of Nursing?
Contact Person Lorraine Viliamu
Contact Number 03 9271 7385
Contact Email ccc.recruitment@calvarycare.org.au
Closing Date 25/02/2018
Position Description & Supporting Documents
Support Worker - Position Description 2017.docx Open