Weekend Support Worker – Home Care. Training Provided Basscare


BASScare is a community based, not-for-profit organisation, providing compassionate care for older people in the Boroondara community for 64 years.  

BASScare has recently entered the Home Care Package market. Home Care allow older people to live privately with independence and dignity, knowing the best help is on hand from experienced and knowledgeable care professionals.

Job Role

We are seeking a Support Worker, experienced or non-experienced staff to join our growing team. 

This is a great opportunity to start working in Aged Care without experience, or qualifications as training will be provided. You will travel short distances, as all clients reside within the City of Boroondara

 You will be an integral part of our client’s lives, empowering them by: 

  • Providing support
  • Helping them access their community
  • Enabling them to live life with independence, choice and dignity in their own homes. 

What a rewarding role!

About you

  • You are looking for a career change! Though have no experience.
  • You may be re-entering the workforce and have no formal training or experience.
  • You have basic understanding technology requirements – emails.
  • You’re enthusiastic and passionate about finding new and innovative ways of doing things. You have great problem solving skills, you’re comfortable working with change.  
  • You have excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
  • You have a full driver’s license. 
  • A police check – or willing to obtain
  • First aid and CPR or willing to obtain. 
  • You have completed or willing to complete Certificate III in Aged Care, Individual Support or Disability, however this is not a requirement we will train you.

Hours of work

Weekend both Saturday and Sunday required

Permanent Part time minimum 10 hours over the weekend

Opportunity to pick up weekday work too

Salary and Benefits

The right candidate can expect to be paid above SCHADS award rate. 

Access to our generous Not for Profit salary packaging (increase your take-home pay by packaging up to $15,900 of your annual salary plus further Meals and Entertainment benefits

Access to full on the job and on-going training and development 

  • Access to our Employee Assist Program (EAP)
  • Access to our recognition and reward program
  • Quarterly social functions 
  • Supportive and inclusive team environment 

How to apply

Attach your resume and cover letter, describing why you would like to work in Home Care. 

Thank you for your interest in working at BASScare.


Job Salary

$30 per hour + super + salary sacrifice

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