Launch into Work - Kare One

Welcome to the Kare One - Launch into Work program. An 9-week pre employment and training program leading into part time traineeships.

Employment with

Kare One

Supported by

The Australian Government &Launch Into Work ProgramCalvary

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About Kare One

Kare One has been supporting people in their own homes and communities for fifteen years.

Who delivers a range of aged care, disability and other support services that enable independence, improve social connections and promote positive health and well-being for people in their homes.

The Launch into Work Program

Is a Pre-Employment Training and Work Experience program for 10 – 15 people who are wanting to gain employment in the Community Sector, to work with the elderly and people with disabilities.

With a guarantee of part time employment, with a minimum of 25 hours per week once the program has been successfully completed. A minimum of 15 hours will be offered from 6th May, with hours building up to 25+ over the following 4 – 6 weeks.

Successful participant will enter a National Training Contract to complete the remainder of their study as a trainee (regular wages offered, not traineeship wages).

No previous experience or a qualification, we will train and support them into positions as Community Support Workers.

We are seeking 10 – 15 individuals who are passionate, caring and have a want to work with the elderly in a community setting.

The program is ran over 9-weeks where you will study 4 units of competency from Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability & Community), complete up to 40 hours of buddied placement shifts (in clients homes) to reinforce and build your confidence. 

Locations of Placement & Employment

Kare One have committed to up to 15 on-going roles within specific geographical areas, these being:

  • City of Cardinia

  • City of Greater Dandenong

  • City of Casey

A guarantee of a minimum of a part time contract, with a 25 hours per week (minimum 15 hours offered from 6th May, hours built up to 25+ over the following 4-6 weeks) for each candidate, upon the successful completion of the full Launch into Work program.

Suitable Candidates

You are enthusiastic and dedicated to making a difference in people’s lives and want to work with the elderly and are committed.

We are hiring on attitude – you will learn the skills you need to gain employment during the program.


Once you decide this opportunity is right for you, Rebecca from Ternary will work with you to collate and complete the following requirements:

  • Have a current drivers licence and reliable vehicle

  • Minimum of 3rd party car insurance

  • Current Working with Children’s Check – employment
    (If you don’t currently hold one, this will be organised by Ternary during the recruitment process)

  • Clear National Police Clearance (If you don’t currently hold one, this will be organised by Ternary during the recruitment process)

  • 100 Points of ID, including a passport, birth certificate or Australian Citizenship

  • Mobile phone

  • Complete and pass a general medical and functional assessment (organised by Ternary once application is received – after attending the information session)

  • Pass Language Literacy & Numeracy Assessment (completed after application)

During the application stage, Rebecca from Ternary will work with you to identify your hours and days you would like to work within the above hours and days.

Hours of Training

9:30am – 4:30pm, Monday to Friday

Hours of Work Placement & Employment

Work placement is offered between 7:00am – 10:00pm, Monday to Friday.
(Participants will not be required to work 15 hour days during the LiW program or in employment, shift may occur during these times)

Must be able to work either morning or evening shifts, i.e. 7:00am – 2:00pm or 12:00pm – 8:00pm.

During the application stage, Rebecca from Ternary will work with you to identify your hours and days you would like to work within the above hours and days.

Recruitment Time Table

6 February to 19 February – Booking candidates in for the Candidate Information Session
20 February, Candidate Information Session
20 February to 28 February – Application, Screening and Interviews
28 February – Offer and Provider notified

Program Time Table

Week 1 4 March – Day 1, Induction / Orientation
Week 1 5 March – Day 2, Life & Resilience Soft Skills Training
Week 1 6 March- Day 3, Life & Resilience Soft Skills Training & Buddy / Mentor Training
Week 1 7 March- Day 4, Intro. to Personal Care and Domestic Essentials
Week 1 8 March- Day 5, Industry Specific Soft Skills Training
Week 2 12 March – Day 6, Industry Specific Soft Skills Training
Week 2 13 March to 15 March – Day 7 to Day 9, Accredited Training
Week 3 18 March to 21 March – Day 10 to Day 13, Accredited Training
Week 3 22 March – Day 14, Industry Specific Soft Skills Training
Week 4 25 March to 29 March – Day 15 to Day 19, Work Placement
Week 5 1 April to 3 April – Day 20 to Day 22, Accredited Training
Week 5 4 April & 5 April – Day 23 to Day 24, Work Placement
Week 6 8 April to 12 April – Day 25 to Day 29, Accredited Training
Week 7 15 April & 16 April – Day 30 & Day 31, Accredited Training
Week 7 17 April & 18 April – Day 32 to Day 33, Work Placement
Week 8 23 April, 24 April & 26 April – Day 34, Day 35 & Day 36, Work Placement
Week 9 29 April to 2 May – Day 37 to Day 40, Work Placement
Week 9 3 May – Day 41, Graduation

Training - Induction, Soft Skills and Accredited

8:30am to 4:30pm

Work Placement - Supervised Workplace Training

Location – Various, in clients homes
Commencing – from 7:00am
Participants will be buddied with a senior Community Support Worker for all Work Placement shifts.


Employment will be offered upon the successful completion of the Launch into Work program.
Commencing from Monday 6 May 2019.

About Community Support Worker roles

Participants will be trained to undertake varying tasks to support people with disabilities &/or the elderly to maintain their independence and lifestyle in their home.  Some of the duties and requirements of the role involve:

  • Personal care – dressing, showering and grooming

  • Transportation – to and from events, medical appointments

  • Domestic assistance – laundry, vacuuming, light house work

  • Shopping assistance

  • Engage in the activities of daily living of the clients

  • Positively interact with all clients, nurturing their experience and giving each client individual attention and comfort

  • Assist in implementing a consistent daily routine of the clients

  • Ensure a clean and healthy environment for the clients.

Employment Commencing

This program offers guaranteed employment at the conclusion of the program, once completed you will commence employment with Kare One from Monday 6 May 2019.

You will be signed into a National Training Contract, guaranteeing your employment, minimum hours and ongoing training.

How to get involved - book in to attend the Candidate Information Session

If this sounds like something you or your client is interested is please book them in to attend the no-obligation information session on Tuesday 20 February 2019 at Living Learning, 6 Henry Street, Pakenham, 9:30am – 12:30pm

Any queries please contact Rebecca Michelini on 0438 096 467 or

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