Support Worker Newcastle & Hunter Community Health


About the Business


Newcastle and Hunter Community Health

Newcastle & Hunter Community Health are seeking Support Workers.

Newcastle and Hunter Community Health is a local company passionate about helping our clients to live the best life they can in their own home.  We offer a range of services such as clinical, personal care, household tasks, social support and respite services delivered in a client focused model of care.

NHCH recognises the importance of supporting our team is vital to delivering exceptional care to every client which is why you are part of a multidisciplinary team and we promote professional development and career progression from within.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary under NHCH’s Enterprise Agreement
  • Monthly and annual employee recognition which is peer, client and manager nominated.
  • Regular roster and working in a care team.
  • Onboarding including orientation, buddy shifts, supervised practice and competency assessments so you are supported in your role.
  • E-learning and face to face education which is relevant to your role and you are paid to complete every month.
  • Regular team meetings and handover including access to on-call RN support.
  • Supported professional development including paid external education and study days to support individual development.
  • Career development- we promote from within because we believe in you.
  • Employee assistance program (EAP).
  • Values based culture where we all work together so everyone has a good day.

About the role/Job Description

  • As a Support Worker you will;
  • Work with our multidisciplinary team in a hands on client facing role
  • All aspects of personal care
  • Medication assistance
  • Meal time assistance
  • Workplace support of trainees and new team members appropriate to role.
  • Operation of lifting aids and equipment
  • Respite services
  • Assistance with household tasks including housework, shopping, meal preparation
  • Transport to activities including medical appointments.
  • Social support in home and in the community

Essential Criteria

The Ideal Applicant will have; 

Certificarte III or IV in Assistant in Nursing Disability, Individual support or Certificate in Community Services or similar.

  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • Australian unrestricted Driver’s Licence.
  • Comprehensively insured, registered, reliable vehicle.
  • Criminal record check ( or willingness to obtain same)
  • Working with children check ( or willingness to obtain same)
  • Current first aid certificate.
  • NDIS worker screen
  • Smart phone and internet access.
  • 2 Manager referees
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Covid-19 Vaccination
  • Available for short and long shifts on a rotating roster 7 days per week.




Newcastle & Hunter Community Health

Job Salary

$24 - $34.99 per hour

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