CAREGiver – Personal Assistant – In-home care for seniors Home Instead Melbourne Inner East


CARE WORKER – Work local within your community

Want to work with an employer where you are not just a worker needed to fill a shift but someone who cares about you, supports you and invests in you to deliver exceptional service? Want to join a team where family values still guide service delivery and experience the personal touch and build meaningful relationships that give you job satisfaction you have not experienced before?

If that interests you, you have come to the right place!

Can you be a CAREGiver?

No matter what your previous experience has been, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our supportive team as a CAREGiver:

  • If you are looking to kick-start a rewarding career the role could suit retirees, teachers, nurses, carers, disability workers, mum’s with school children, nanny’s or those wishing to return to the workforce
  • If you have been made redundant and are looking to enter the workforce in a meaningful role.
  • The role would suit you if you are studying nursing or one of the allied health vocations and looking to gain some experience to enhance your skills and experience.

Current opportunities exist for 20 CAREGivers in Bulleen, Northcote, Fitzroy North, Fairfield, Malvern East, Ashwood, Burwood, Kew, Camberwell,  and surrounding areas.

About this role:

  • We provide compassionate home care through building trust and taking the lead to support individuals to live as independently as possible at home connected to their community.
  • Individualised care that is tailored to suit the personal needs of our individual clients.

Your mission:  Have an impact on seniors and their ability to stay safely at home!


  • Provide personal care to our clients including assistance with showering, dressing, grooming, toileting and mobility.
  • Provide general home support and light house keeping duties, assistance with meal preparation, companionship, medication reminders.
  • Provide incidental transport to appointments, shopping and social outings.

Skills & Experience:

  • Possess excellent communication skills, can do attitude, empathy for and an understanding of the needs of the elderly.
  • Have a big heart, patience, and a desire to help improve the lives of seniors and their families.
  • Be personable, compassionate, approachable and able to build relationships with each of your clients.
  • Be proficient in use of and have a mobile smart phone.
  • Be reliable, responsive, efficient, confident and proactive.
  • Value and enjoy the company of older people.

Mandatory & Preferred requirements:

  • You must live within 10 kms of our office in Kew East – our clients are local.
  • Have access to a reliable car, have comprehensive car insurance and at a minimum, be on green P plates.
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident or Have Rights to Work in Australia.
  • Be vaccinated against Covid 19 as per Govt mandates.

Benefits of working with us:

  • Work locally in Melbourne Inner East and get paid higher than award rates.
  • Work in an industry which has withstood the pandemic.
  • Work for an admired employer of choice in a welcoming and supportive working environment that recognises and appreciates the value of the work that you do.
  • Engage in meaningful work helping seniors stay in their own homes.
  • Meet interesting people with varied life experiences and build relationships.
  • Flexible work schedule that enables you to work hours to suit you either during the day, evening, overnight or at weekends.
  • Comprehensive in-house training program through the Home Instead Academy for personal development including obtaining Cert III in Individual Support – Home & Community Care while you work and get paid.
  • Free mobile app to manage availability and shifts.
  • 24/7 telephone support while you support our clients.
  • Start a rewarding career where you can make a positive difference in the lives of seniors and their families.

About Home Instead Melbourne Inner East

Established in 2013, our Home Instead Melbourne Inner Eastern Suburbs office is the trusted choice for in-home care and companionship services in Melbourne’s Kew & Inner Eastern Suburbs. We are committed to making a positive difference in the lives of local seniors and their families and we take pride in every aspect of their care to ensure they have access to the best quality care services and support they need to continue living, safely, independently and happily in the comfort of their own home​. To us, it’s personal and we need special CAREGivers to help us personally provide the best quality in-home care and support for our clients.

Salary Range: $28.88/hr – $31.15/hr plus penalty rates when applicable

How to apply:

Please contact Jabe Barlow, People Manager on (03) 9913 7710 or email [email protected] for further information or to express your interest. 

Further information can be found at our website:



Home Instead Melbourne Inner East

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$30 - $34.99 per hour

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