Community Support Worker - Traineeship | Perth Metro | AM and PM Shifts

Job no: 496616
Work type: Part time
Location: Perth CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs
Categories: Community Support Worker

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Why Choose Amana Living?

Amana Living is one of the largest Aged Care providers in Western Australia and has been responding to the needs of older people and those who care for them since 1962. We offer a broad range of services, including residential care homes, transition care programs, retirement living villages, home care, day care, respite, and dementia specific services. Together, we enable older people to maintain their individuality, providing what is needed to support a fulfilling life.

Our vision is a community where every older person is honoured and valued. Our mission is together, we enable older people to maintain their individuality, providing what is needed to support a fulfilling life. Our values are compassion, collaboration, curiosity, inclusion and trust. Amana Living is proud to lead in reforms that benefit our workforce, caring for those who care for a career. 

Our Benefits

  • Competitive rates
  • Salary packaging benefits up to $18,550
  • School holidays childcare assistance
  • Continued superannuation contribution for employees who are on paid on unpaid parental leave
  • Health and wellbeing programs and more! 
  • Ongoing training and development to keep your skills growing.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program

At Amana Living, we value diversity and welcome applicants from all backgrounds, including those who identify as living with disability, are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, or members of the LGBTIQA+ community. Join us in making a difference!

The Role

Traineeships for Aged Care Community Support Workers are now available our Home Care Program. In this excellent opportunity, successful candidates get paid to study and work giving candidates hands on experience on the role.

Successful candidates are employed on a part-time contract as a Community Support Worker with a minimum of 30 hours per fortnight, simultaneously studying and working, obtaining a Certificate in Aged Care after 12-months.

Get PAID while you study for your FREE qualification! Ongoing employment available.

Our Community Support Workers have the rewarding role of caring for elderly people in their homes, enabling their overall independence.

Key responsibilities

  • Personal care (showering, dressing, personal hygiene), meal preparation and domestic duties
  • Social support, shopping assistance, transport and pet care
  • Additional responsibilities can include fitting and removal of pressure stockings, respite and assisting with medication

We have several permanent opportunities based either north or south of the river in the Perth metropolitan area. Some sample rosters include:

  • Day Shifts : 7am - 12 noon, 8am - 4pm, 9am - 2pm, 
  • Afternoon shifts : 11.30am - 7.30pm, 1pm - 8pm, 2pm - 8pm
  • Weekend shifts can be a combination of both and will include Thursday and Friday weekday shifts.


To be a successful Community Support Worker, you must have a kind nature and be interested in pursuing a career in aged care. You will be intrinsically aligned to ensuring the way you perform your role, positively impacting those we serve every day.

Essential Criteria

  • A caring nature with a passion for aged care
  • Acceptable National Police Clearance less than 6 months old
  • Evidence of up-to-date flu vaccination and Covid vaccines
  • Current driver's licence 
  • Access to a reliable registered motor vehicle with full comprehensive insurance
  • Pass pre-employment physical assessment and reference checks
  • Available to attend a paid compulsory 2-week induction/ training to help you get started at our training institute in Rivervale Mon-Fri 8am - 4.30pm.
  • Not already hold a Cert III/Cert IV qualifications in Aged care
  • Be able to work a minimum of 30 hours a fortnight
  • Be either an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or comply with the relevant visa requirements. Please note student visa 500 are not eligible for the traineeship program, but can apply for a community support worker role without traineeship

Trainees can receive up to $5,000 from the Australian Apprenticeships program. This payment is to help offset the costs of everyday living. *Eligibility apply* CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual support (Home and Community)


How to apply

If you are interested in this role and meet the essential criteria, please click the "apply now" button. Amana Living reserves the right to close this position prior to the closing date. Shortlisting and interviews will commence immediately.

Position Description

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Application close:

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