Become a support worker

At Centacare we say we are all called to the work we do every day. Wherever your calling comes from, if you want to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others by caring about them and their future, Centacare is the place for you.

As a Support Worker you will enjoy walking alongside people with a disability or mental health diagnosis and supporting their needs and aspirations or supporting people to age well from the comfort of home.

Is care your calling?

Support worker roles are currently available across Centacare.

Find your role

As a support worker you will enjoy a lot of variety in your role, supporting many members of our community. You might spend time:

  • supporting people in their homes with personal care routines, including, showering, dressing and grooming themselves
  • taking people out into the community for appointments, to do their shopping or to see friends and loved ones
  • working in one of our hubs, where clients come to spend the day and engage in a range of leisure and skill building experiences
  • joining groups of clients on outings in the community to cafes, museums and many other activities
  • assisting people with domestic duties including cleaning so they can continue living in the comfort of their home.

Experience a caring culture

We pride ourselves on recruiting people who genuinely care about the needs and aspirations of the people they support. This creates a caring culture with a focus on continuous improvement for clients and families.

Entry level roles

You don’t need industry specific experience to start. We are looking for people who have a passion for supporting others, a caring nature, great customer service skills and who love being challenged and rewarded for hard work.

Work while you study

If you’re studying human services (or something else) we have casual and part-time positions which can be tailored to suit your timetable and study commitments.

Training and development

We offer opportunities for continued personal and professional development through accredited training, short courses, mentoring and ongoing internal training.

Our calling unites us

We need a team that’s as diverse as the people and communities we support. That’s why our culture supports diversity and celebrates individuality. At Centacare, our teams are united by our calling to help people live their best lives.

Commitment to safeguarding

Centacare sets high standards of conduct for all employees and volunteers as part of our commitment to safeguarding the communities we support. As part of this commitment, prior to employment, we conduct background referencing for all people whose roles will involve engaging with children, young and/or vulnerable people.