• No experience required! Earn while you learn! 
  • Start a career in an industry that makes a difference.
  • Opportunity for an ongoing position after completing your traineeship.

Trainee Personal Care Worker

Churches of Christ, Bribie Island Residential Aged Care Service 

Part Time Personal Care Worker Traineeships with the Possibility of Ongoing Employment 


Partnering with TAFE Qld our traineeship program gives you the opportunity to work for us whilst gaining a Certificate III Individual Support qualification.  This is a perfect opportunity for you to learn on the job and receive mentoring and support. No experience required!  


The Importance of this Role 

This is your opportunity to get your foot in the door of one of Australia's largest and most diverse not-for-profit organisations. As part of the COFC traineeship program, you will undertake a combination of study and paid work, to achieve your Certificate III in Individual Support. There will also be the opportunity to receive ongoing employment at the conclusion of the program. 

We have traineeship opportunities in our Bribie Island Aged Care Service, where you will be given on-the-job training, and you will attend a weekly virtual class with TAFE Qld. 

During your varied day you will: 

  • Provide personal care and physical and emotional support to residents who require assistance with daily living; 
  • Maintain the personal dignity and privacy of all residents, their representatives and staff, 
  • Support and assist in the provision of a comfortable, safe and secure environment, 
  • Be supported in your learning on-the-job by experienced team members and assisted in obtaining a formal qualification in Individual Support. 


What You Can Bring to the Team 

If you are looking for a career change or are just starting out and want a career that has a positive impact on the lives of seniors, this might be the right opportunity for you. You will be someone who has a compassionate nature and loves being around and caring for seniors. 

Please Note: This is a government funded traineeship, to apply you must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a visa that is eligible for Government Funded Study, financial incentives available for eligible trainees. 

Importantly, you will be someone who closely aligns with our organisational values of: Unconditional Love, Continual Innovation, Mutual Trust, Wise Stewardship and Safety. 


Make a Difference Everyday 

Churches of Christ is one of Australia’s largest and most diverse Not-For-Profit organisations. We are proud to support to more than 25,000 Australians through our aged care, foster & kinship care, Youth & Family support, social housing and Christian faith services. Guided by the light of Christ, we’ve been there for thousands of Australians who’ve needed our compassion and care for more than 100 years. 


Imagine a career at Churches of Christ 

Everything we do at Churches of Christ is guided by our values and we are committed to ensuring our thousands of team members feel valued and supported every day. 

We offer a range of employee benefits including: 

  • Employee Recognition program that recognises staff and their dedication each year; 
  • Employee Discount program through our large network of retail partners (Bupa Health, Medibank, JB Hi-Fi etc); 
  • Opportunities for professional development; 
  • Employee Assistance Program; 
  • Grants (for eligible employees) to assist in formal study. 


To apply 

To apply for this position please click the Apply Button. For further information, please contact Kathryn Rademeyer on 07 3363 1738. 

We actively encourage and invite applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions. 


Applications will be assessed as received 

Type: Fixed Term

Category: Residential Aged Care

Reference ID: MR000022

Date Posted: 20/05/2024

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