Christmas Casual - Student Community Work

Christmas Casual - Student Community Work

Silver Chain | fremantle, WA, AU

Posted 6 days ago

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Christmas Casuals –  Student Care Worker 

The perfect job for summer break! 

  • Casual work in the Health industry in your local area 
  • No experience necessary 
  • Up to $35.06 per hour + Super + Paid travel time + Fuel allowance 
  • Calling all Health related students – Silverchain can offer you casual work during the summer break to suit your preferred availability your local area, we have jobs all over WA! Find meaningful work that supports your career goals and builds the right relationships in the Health industry.

    Summer work period: 

    Christmas casual work is available November 2022 through January 2023 (ongoing work available for those interested). 

    Big benefits: 

  • Salary packaging - up to $18,550 tax free per annum 
  • Leave loading 17.5% 
  • Flexible with days and hours of work  
  • Subsidised gym membership - $15 per week to access hundreds of different fitness venues  
  • Health insurance programmes - 12% discount with HBF  
  • Social Club discounts on Crown theatre shows, movie tickets, Zoo, Aqwa, Scitech, Adventure World and more (providers are subject to change) 
  • Smart phone & training provided to perform your work 
  • Travel allowance of $0.92 p k/m + Paid Travel Time 
  • Mental health support – up to 3 free sessions with a degree-qualified psychologist per year  
  • Internal referral rewards – refer a friend or family member receive a $250 e-voucher  
  • There are two role types available: 

  • Domestic Assistant: Deliver domestic services to our clients including general housekeeping, making beds, vacuuming, laundry, shopping, and food preparation
  • Care Aide: Deliver health services to our clients including personal care, social support, respite care, home-exercise programs and occasional domestic assistance ,requires a Certificate III in health and/or Care or equivalent experience 
  • Pay Rate 

  • Care Worker: $35.06 per hour casual 
  • Domestic Assistant: $30.48 per hour casual 
  • Plus Super 
  • Plus travel allowance of $0.92 p k/m between jobs 
  • Plus paid travel time between jobs 
  • Plus weekend loading payrates of 50% more for Saturdays and 75% more for Sundays 
    Summer Break Shifts & Rosters: 

    There are casual opportunities available to suit your availability any day of the week. We are looking for applicants across WA including metro and regional areas, who can: 

  • Domestic Assistant – work your preferred shifts each week, 2 days minimum / up to 5 days maximum, between the hours of: 9:00am – 3pm (Monday to Friday) 
  • Care Aide - work your preferred shifts each week, 3 days minimum / up to 5 days maximum, between the hours of: 7:00am – 4:00pm (Monday to Friday) 
  • We welcome enquiries from those requiring half days or school hours for either role
  • Minimum of 3 hours per shift guaranteed
  • About You 

    All successful candidates are required to demonstrate the following: 

  • Experience in domestic work of any kind (professional or personal)
  • For Pesonal Care Work - Hold Certificate III in Individual Support or equivalent qualification
  • Current Australian driver’s license 
  • Registered Vehicle, suitable for work purposes 
  • Pass a medical appraisal (known as FCT) 
  • Pass a national police check (organised and paid for by Silverchain) 
  • Based on Silverchain Policy and Government Directions, you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 including booster, or evidence of a medical exemption in order to commence employment with Silver Chain.
    What is a recruitment pool? 

    We use recruitment pools to build a bank of talent suited to both current and future opportunities within Silver Chain. This advert is for a recruitment pool process that may be used to fill appointments with Silver Chain’s Support Services Team.

    Applicants who are successfully appointed to the pool may be contacted by Silverchain at any time over the next six (6) months and offered positions - applicants who decline an offer will remain in the pool and given opportunity for future offers. 

    Appointment to the pool is not a guarantee of job offer. 


    To submit your application, visit and apply via the Christmas Casual - Student Care Worker job listing listing or click on this link to access directly. 

    We reserve the right to commence the recruitment process and extend or withdraw this advertisement prior to the closing date. Please note that unsolicited applications from agencies will not be accepted. 

    At Silverchain, we recognise the positive contribution that a diverse workforce makes to our organisation where individuals can be authentic, are respected and celebrated. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people of all ages, gender, abilities, culturally diverse and linguistic backgrounds. 

    About Silverchain 

    Silverchain are proud members of the Diversity Council of Australia, and our greatest strength is our people. Driven by our values of integrity, respect, trust and compassion, we aspire to create a better home care system for all Australians. With a proud history of more than 125 years, Silverchain is an employer of choice and the leading provider of high-quality health and aged care in the homes and communities of more than 65,000 Western Australians every year. Join our team of more than 4,450 staff, caring for more than 105,000 clients across Australia. We’ll provide you with opportunities to help you develop and grow in your career, with training and education programs to help you achieve your goals