Community Support Workers – Sunshine Coast Five Good Friends


At Five Good Friends, it’s our mission to create caring communities that support people to remain in their homes and engaged in their communities for as long as possible. We provide a platform Helpers (traditionally called Carers) love, is easy to join and acts as a gateway to a great network of Members and fellow Helpers to support this mission. 

  • Be your own boss
  • Set your own rates 
  • Partner with us to build caring communities

We’ll help you with everything you need to succeed in growing your own business so you can offer your chosen services to the Clients (we call them Members) you wish to support in your local area.

Five Good Friends strives to form high quality, long-lasting connections between Members and their Helpers. Our Helpers are the magic that binds the network together. From the moment you apply to join our platform we offer opportunities for ongoing learning and development to help grow your services and your member base. We have brilliant technology which exposes you to many work opportunities which allows you to choose the work that suits your skills, services, and availability. Our platform encourages you to build your business in line with your income needs, you are the boss!  You tell us your services, set your own rate, and tell us when you are available placing you in total control of your work.

About the Opportunity 
We seek flexible and reliable Community Support Workers to provide care, support and assistance to Members located in the suburbs of Caloundra West, Golden Beach, Twin Waters, Pinbarren, Pomona, Doonan and Palmwoods. Five Good Friends is looking for candidates with experience and willingness to provide personal care, showering support and domestic assistance, with some weekend work required. 

You will receive opportunities via our Five Good Friends App for Ad hoc rostering requirements and potential matches with Members, who have varying support needs.  Visits may range from 1hr to 24hours depending on the needs of the Member.  Services include:

  • Domestic Assistance – e.g., cleaning, cooking, laundry, shopping
  • Personal Care – e.g., showering, dressing, medication assistance, manual handling
  • Companionship – e.g., providing company through friendships, interests, and activities
  • Driving and Community Access – e.g., driving to appointments, shops, outings if needed
  • Home Administration – e.g., booking appointments, organising special events, support with technology.

What is needed to apply for this opportunity?

  • COVID-19 Vaccination required as per government mandates
  • Your own ABN as an Independent Contractor (Or prepared to obtain one)
  • A successful National Police Check issued within the past 2.5 years OR a current NDIS Worker Screening Check (Or prepared to obtain one)
  • Certificate III in Aged Care/Disabilities/Individual Support or higher (or studying) will be highly regarded
  • Full training and assessment can be provided for personal care, manual handling, and basic medication support to suitable applicants
  • Driver’s License and own vehicle
  • Smartphone to use the Five Good Friends app, Lookout.

We value the work that Helpers do and will work with you to support your success on our platform.  Could you be our next all-star helper?

If this sounds like you, please join us in creating a better, brighter future for our members’. Be part of the revolution transforming the way people are cared for in Australia.

We want to create a place where people love what they do, feel valued, supported and in control. It needs to be just as magical for you as it is for our Members receiving support.

Let us show you our magic so that you can bring yours!



Five Good Friends

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$35 - $39.99 per hour

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