About us

Enhanced Lifestyles is a proud member-governed organisation that provides quality in-home and community disability services. We have over 450 Lifestyle Attendants who assist over 300 of our customers to maintain an independent lifestyle.

We are a not-for-profit organisation that is committed to providing our customers with maximum choice and control of their service. We ensure that they have control of their lives and the option to manage all elements of their services, from the selection of Lifestyle Attendants in their team, to hours of service, to their roster.

What is a Lifestyle Attendant?

A Lifestyle Attendant is what we call a support worker or personal care worker. It is someone who provides in-home or community support to someone with disabilities by performing a variety of duties.

About the role

Lifestyle Attendants (support workers) provide support both in-home and within the community to our customers who have varied disabilities. As our customers have unique needs, services are tailored to each individual customer. We give our customers the power to control their services, with the majority of customers self-directing their service. We hire across Metropolitan Adelaide, Western, Northern and North-eastern suburbs, Riverland Region and Kangaroo Island.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Providing personal care, e.g. showering, dressing, transferring (manual transfer or hoist transfer), hair care, nail care and make-up
  • Complex health support: PEG feeding, bowel and continence care, medication assistance, ventilator
  • Meal preparation: Preparation of breakfast, lunch or dinner and/or assistance with eating
  • Domestic assistance: May include bed making, general cleaning, washing dishes, doing laundry and any reasonable request
  • Community access: Assisting out in the community, including when shopping, at events, family occasions, and social outings. Can also include assistance at work, school or place of study
  • Transport: Assistance travelling to and from shopping, specialised classes, events, appointments, work or school

Essential requirements

  • Current DCSI Child Clearance or Working with Children Clearance
  • DCSI Disability, or DHS Disability, or NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • First Aid Certificate (within the last 3 years)
  • Manual Handling Certificate (within the last 2 years)
  • CPR Certificate
  • South Australian Drivers License and own reliable vehicle
  • Previous experience working with people with a disability
  • Certificate in Disabilities, Aged Care or Community is highly desirable.

If you’re passionate about helping others and have a friendly attitude, please submit your resume to recruitment@enhancedlifestyles.com.au or speak to our recruitment team via (08) 8340 2000 to learn more about the role. Our Lifestyle Attendants receive above-award rates, ultimate flexibility in working hours, and get to choose where they work.

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