Brightwater employs over 2100 staff across a wide range of roles.
We have the benefit of being a really diverse business too, looking after people with a disability in our homes and their home, and older Western Australians in our residential aged care homes or their own home.
We also run a commercial linen and catering business, have a Brightwater Research Centre and provide support to our operations through corporate services – incorporating everything from human resources to marketing to finance.
So what qualifications do you need to work for Brightwater? Here are a few of our most popular roles in aged and disability care.
Multi-Skilled Care Workers
Our Multi-Skilled Care Workers look after and provide assistance to our residents in our residential aged care homes every day.
They are part of a multi-disciplinary team including nurses; allied health professionals; hotel services and site administration employees – to deliver quality care and support that actively promotes choice, independence, and quality of life.
Our Multi-Skilled care workers are a very special bunch of people, and help our clients with their daily life, including hygiene and personal grooming, nutrition, mobility and also companionship and socialisation.
Our Multi-Skilled Care-Workers ideally should hold a Certificate III in Aged Care/Disability/Individualised Support (or being progressing towards this qualification) OR have experience in a related setting and be willing to undertake training. We also offer traineeships in this area.
Disability Support Workers
Our Disability Support Workers help our residents who live in our disability support homes live their daily lives in a manner that promotes independence and choice. This includes helping them with hygiene, personal grooming, nutrition, mobility, transporting clients to appointments and providing companionship and socialisation.
They are also part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Our Disability Support Workers should hold a Certificate III in Aged Care/Disability/Individualised Support (or being progressing towards this qualification) OR have experience in a related setting and be willing to undertake training. We also offer traineeships in this area. You will also need to have a current C Class Driver’s License.
Community Support Worker
Our Community Support Workers provide care and support to our clients in their own home, enabling them to live independently in the community and to optimise their quality of life. They perform a range of tasks depending on the client’s needs – including hygiene, personal grooming, nutrition, medical assistance, companionship, social outings/appointments and domestic tasks.
Ideally you will have a Certificate III in Aged Care/Disability/Individualised Support (or being progressing towards this qualification) (or being progressing towards this qualification) OR have experience in a related setting and be willing to undertake training. All Community Support Workers require a Western Australia C Class Driver’s License and your own reliable transport too as you will travel to and from client’s homes.
Hotel (Kitchen and Cleaning) Services
Our Hotel Services team members provide quality food and/or cleaning services to our clients living in our homes.
They are responsible for ensuring a clean, sanitary, well-maintained and home-like environment for our residents. This includes laundry, preparing meals and refreshments and cleaning tasks.
No formal qualifications are required for these roles.
Do you have more questions?
If would like any further information about any of the roles, complete a contact us form.