Personal Care Assistant / Disability Support Worker Nurse Next Door Canberra


Do you want to make lives better? Do you love working with the older community or those living with a disability? Do you want a flexible work schedule that fits with the other priorities in your life?

Caregivers are at the heart of what we do so if you are a kind, caring individual who is passionate about Making Lives Better®….

Nurse Next Door has the perfect opportunity for you!

We are looking to build our team with a variety of experienced Caregivers who are able to work on a casual basis from 10 to 38 hours per week!


About Us

Making Lives Better® and Happier Ageing® is at the heart of what we do — enabling members of our ageing and disabled community live a fulfilling life at home as long as possible, doing what they love to do.


Why you will love Nurse Next Door!

We are an international awarding winning and 5-star rated in-home health provider with systems and training built over 20 years

We provide support in the field. Your first visit will never be alone. Visits assigned with our wonderful Care Designer for every new client!

Our purpose is to *Make Lives Better*

We promote positive experiences for all our clients by assisting them in their homes, and in their community, to remain independent.

Whilst you will initially be offered casual employment we are not an agency. We are a team that deeply admires our people.

Continuity of Care, Stronger Relationships

Seeing the same clients consistently allows you to nurture fulfilling relationships with them and their families

Build Your Own Schedule

You provide your own availability so we can set you up with clients that best fit your needs

24/7 Support and Scheduling

Be supported by our team at all times — you can call us 24/7 and see what visits are available for you online

Training and Support Network

Hands-on training and continued access to online learning help set you up for success

A Career with Purpose

Be part of a team that makes lives better and provides peace of mind to families


Responsibilities of the Role

Making Lives Better® by:

  • Assisting clients with showering, grooming, dressing, toileting, hygiene
  • Assisting clients with housekeeping, meals or other daily errands
  • Assisting clients with transfers, ambulation and exercises
  • Providing companionship and emotional support
  • Transporting clients to appointments and social events
  • Accurate visit documentation and observation on changes in their health or status

We provide around the clock care, so visits may be scheduled early morning, afternoon, evening, or overnight to meet our client’s needs.


Skills & Experience

  • Passionate about making a difference
  • It is essential you feel and display empathy, and want to engage with clients
  • Previous community care experience an asset
  • Ability to identify and report client care concerns
  • Reliable way to get to and from the clients’ home


Mandatory Requirements

  • Minimum Cert III in Aged Care, Community, Individual Support, Disability or Equivalent
  • National Police Check or NDIS Worker Screener
  • ACT Working With Vulnerable People Card
  • Up to date CPR & First Aid Certificate
  • Up to date Covid-19 Vaccination




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