Disability Support Worker / Assistant in Nursing

Assistants in Nursing work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, adhering to a care plan and their job description. They are accountable for their actions and follow Abundance Healthcare Group™ guidelines, local protocols, and their position description to ensure compliance.

Those who are selected will need to undergo criminal record screenings. The job is categorised as child-related work, hence an Office of the Children’s Guardian Working With Children check will be required.





  1. Good communication skills in both writing and speaking.
  2. Two or three-year undergraduate nursing student with a Certificate III in Health Services Assistance or an
  3. Equivalent qualification.
  4. Strong proficiency in infection control and physical handling skills.
  5. Time management abilities that work.
  6. A diversified team member who has successfully displayed their ability to contribute.
  7. Shown proficiency with a computer.
  8. Need to Comply with COVID-19
Main tasks

Core objectives include:

  • Helping with daily living activities, community support, and empowerment
  • Offer assistance to patients with mental or physical difficulties.
  • Work within clearly established limits and with general direction from the person requesting support and their family.
  • Recognise patients’ needs and give them the proper care, whether they have low or high requirements and exhibit a variety of problematic behaviours.

The list provided above is not comprehensive, and the role may be subject to modification in order to align with the overall objectives of the company.

Other Duties
  • Carry out additional responsibilities as directed by management and other departmental staff.
Required Qualities
  • Excellent focus on detail
  • Professional manner
  • Time-management and organisation abilities
  • Capability to work under time constraints
Desired Competencies
  • Possessing a strategic mindset
  • Taking initiative
  • Demonstrating tenacity
  • Embracing a positive mindset towards change
  • Utilising analytical thinking



• Current First Aid certification

Skills & Competencies
  • Effective time management and organisation: Accomplishing objectives efficiently within given time frames and executing administrative tasks within the designated portfolio promptly and effectively.
  • Customer-centric approach: Dedication to delivering exceptional customer service through various channels, including written, phone, and face-to-face interactions.
  • Strong attention to detail: Exemplary focus on detail and excellent written communication skills when engaging with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Team player: Willingness to assist and support team members as needed, fostering positive relationships and collaboration.
  • Effective communication: Demonstrating clear and concise communication skills, adapting the communication style according to the target audience.
  • Business acumen: Applying knowledge in a practical and commercially viable manner to drive results.
Personal Attributes
  • Embracing change with a positive mindset (essential)
  • Demonstrating a professional demeanour (essential)
  • Projecting confidence in interactions (essential)

This job description provides an overview of the role’s scope and responsibilities, but it is not intended to encompass all duties. You will be required to undertake additional job-related tasks as assigned by management and as the role and business continue to evolve.