Support Worker Traineeship | Health Training Australia

Nedlands WA, Australia

  • Disability, Home Care and Aged Care Traineeships
  • Locations in North and South Perth Metro areas
  • Complete a Nationally recognised qualification

A traineeship presents a unique opportunity for you to kick-start a long term, rewarding career in the Aged Care, Home Care or Disability Support Sectors.

If you are keen to gain your Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015) qualification, while you undertake paid work [and training] with an industry leading Aged Care, Home Care or Disability Support Provider, then read on!

Now recruiting - Multiple Vacancies available in Disability, Home Care and Aged Care.

LOCATIONS: Perth Metro - Vacancies North and South of River.


As a Trainee Support Worker, you will provide personal, physical and emotional support to individuals who require assistance with aspects of their daily living. 

This includes:
- Assisting clients with daily tasks such as showering, shaving, dressing, eating;
- Supporting their mobility through the use of hoists, wheelchairs and other equipment.
- Supporting the social needs of clients, helping them to engage with recreational and leisure activities.

In Disability and Home Care, this will also include:
- Transporting clients to and from appointments and social engagements and;
- Assisting clients with cooking, shopping and light cleaning tasks in their own homes.


On a traineeship, you will be engaged on a part-time employment contract by HTA, and will be placed with a Host Organisation in the Aged Care / Disability / Home Care sector. Our partnering Registered Training Organisation will oversee your ongoing training.

You will attend regular training classes (and be paid for attendance) and will also undertake paid work shifts as a Trainee Support Worker with the Host Organisation.

You will work your way through the CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Disability or Home & Community Care) curriculum, completing on and off job assessments and gaining valuable hands on experience with your Host Organisation, all while getting paid!

On successful completion of all classes and practical requirements, you are awarded your nationally recognised qualification and are ready for a career as a Support Worker in your chosen field! HTA trainees are highly sought after and have excellent employment prospects postcompletion.


Applicants must:
- Be an Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident
- Hold a valid WA driver's license and a reliable car
- Be flexible with rostering and available to work a variety of shifts (on a part-time basis). Preferred availability      Monday to Sunday 6:30am to 10:00pm (minimum Monday to Friday 6:30am to 4:00pm);
- Be over the age of 18 be able to obtain a National Police Clearance
- Have English Proficiency - effective communication and comprehension skills
- If you already hold a Certificate III in Aged Care, Disability or Home and Community Care, or hold a higher level Health Qualification, you are unfortunately ineligible for this position.


Health Training Australia (HTA) is a not for profit Group Training Organisation established in 1997 as a division of the Australian Medical Association (AMA). HTA partners with industry leading health care organisations to provide paid traineeships in Aged Care, Disability and Home and Community Care across the Perth Metropolitan area.


If this sounds like the career opportunity for you, please apply using the APPLY function.

For further information about Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships please visit our website 


When applying for a position it is important to fully read the advert and follow the application instructions as requested.

This will mean you will need to:
(A) Ensure you attach a full version of your resume.
(B) Attach a cover letter (where required) outlining why you are applying for the position and addressing the selection criteria.
(C) Answer any pre-application questions listed.

If you do not complete all of these requirements, your application may not be considered.

Type: Traineeship

Category: Traineeship - Community Services, Health & Education

Reference ID: JT002330

Date Posted: 18/11/2019