Residential Support Worker

Part time

Bendigo, VIC

Do you love working with people living with a disability?

Do you thrive in a challenging environment?

Do you want to work for a successful, highly regarded, and well-established local disability service provider?


We are expanding our Supported Independent Living (SIL) team in Bendigo and seeking a team of dedicated, passionate, and committed Residential Support Workers to provide direct care to our Supported Independent Living Participants.

The successful candidates will be part of a team providing 24/7 individual support and care to Participants, contributing to a person-centred care model that goes above and beyond. Every day you will be making a positive difference and building a relationship with a Participant. You’ll be given ongoing personal and professional development opportunities in a positive and supportive workplace culture.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our growing organisation. Remuneration commencing at $32.21 per hour part-time employees plus salary packaging to reduce the tax you pay and increase your take-home pay (as per PBI status). Part-time employees are required for a minimum of 30 hours per fortnight and Residential Support Workers receive five weeks annual leave.

Availability is required for at least 4 days during the week/weekend from 3pm until 10pm with at least 2 of these days requiring overnight shifts (non-active) from 3pm until at least 9am the following morning.


The ideal candidates for these positions will have:

  • A qualification or experience in Disability Services/Aged Care/Individual Support/Home and Community Care or similar field. Applicants with lived experience are also encouraged to apply.
  • Strong ethics and genuine approach towards participant dignity and safety and Work Health and Safety.
  • Adaptability, flexibility, resilience and respond positively to change.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Well-developed conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • Dedication to their job and their team.
  • Good presentation and a professional attitude.


If you meet the above criteria and are passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives, we would love to hear from you!


You must be willing to provide the following prior to starting work:  


How to Apply:  

Please include:  

  • Job Ad Number: RSW-BGO
  • Application letter addressing the selection criteria listed in the position description: Residential Support Worker Position Description
  • Resume  
  • Proof of Australian Citizenship or Work Visa (e.g., birth certificate, passport, visa, etc.)  
  • Completed Availability Form: Availability Form 

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For further information, please contact Human Resources on 1300 799 421 or 

Lifely is an equal opportunity employer, a Child Safe organization and upholds zero tolerance to abuse and neglect. We promote the safety and wellbeing of children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.