Support Workers | Mackay

  • Job Reference: 00013779-1
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Aruma
  • Website:
  • Location: Mackay
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Contract, Temporary

Job Description

Support Workers

Mackay Shared Living Services

At Aruma, we support people with disabilities to live great lives. It's the reason we exist - after all, why should anyone have to settle for anything less? And to make this a reality, we rely on the skill and commitment of our Aruma team.

About the Role

Due to our growth and expansion, we currently have multiple opportunities for Support Workers. At Aruma, Support Workers are directly responsible for the day to day support, personal care and personal development of our Customers. Support Workers provide a range of community living services to assist people with a disability to be actively involved in their local community, be valued, respected and engaged in meaningful opportunities and relationships.

We're looking for people who have values similar to ours, BRAVE people, but there's no specific 'mould' you need to fit (after all, we need a team that's as diverse as our Customers!).

Benefits of working with Aruma!

  • Competitive hourly rate + penalty rates
  • Access to NFP salary packaging - up to $15,900 for living expenses and additional $2,650 for meal and entertainment expenses each year tax free
  • Full training is provided with local offices, managers and a 24/7 support line
  • Generous Paid Bonus Schemes eg. Refer a Friend
  • Access to Fitness Passport - subsidised Gym membership
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunity for accredited training through our RTO and TAFE partnerships

Skills, Experience & Certificates

  • Transferrable skills in providing care and compassion to others
  • Valid Driver's Licence and reliable vehicle (essential)
  • Have flexibility to work on a 24/7 rotating roster which includes days, evenings, awake shifts, sleepovers and weekend shifts
  • Have a Current First Aid and CPR Certificate (HLTAID0011) or willingness to obtain prior to commencing
  • Be willing to provide a NDIS Worker Check (NDISWC)
  • Have a current QLD Blue Card or willing to obtain
  • Have the ability to support others with personal care and domestic duties in a respectful way
  • Have the capacity to meet the physical requirements of the job that may include manual handling tasks
  • Have good computer, communication and interpersonal skills


People love to work at Aruma because they get the satisfaction of knowing they are Supporting people to live a great life, the life they want, the life they choose. Aruma is BRAVE. That's what makes us a trailblazer, being part of our team means you need to meet our BRAVE behaviours (Bold, Respectful, Authentic, Value Teamwork, Excellent)

When you're part of the Aruma team, you're not just supporting people. We're all about putting the people we support first. That's a non-negotiable.

Our success depends on YOU.

Ready to make a change? Apply Now!

Please contact if you require further information.

Only applicants with the right to work in Australia will be considered. Shortlisted applications will be required to undergo pre-employment probity checks. We will be actively shortlisting during the advertising period and reserve the right to close this advert prior to the advertised date.