Support workers provide direct care to Carers Link clients in their own home or the community. They may also provide respite to the client’s carer as required.
Host Providers provide short term supported accommodation in their own homes to the elderly or younger people with a disability.
For both support workers and host providers, responsibilities and duties include:
- Providing care and support to clients with a disability, whom are frail aged and/or their families/carers. Activities include but are not limited to:
– personal care – showering, dressing, toileting
– meal preparation
– transport to appointments
– social support and companionship
– domestic assistance
– medication prompts
At Carers Link we believe that experience and qualifications are fundamental to providing appropriate quality care to our clients, which is why one of our essential requirements includes having a completed (or are working toward completing) a Certificate III in Aged Care, Disability Work or equivalent.
To become a Carers Link support worker, click here.