Earn some extra money while making a difference in someone’s life
We look forward to seeing you at Macquarie Universities Careers Fair.
Better Caring enables you to work for yourself while studying.
This is all about hanging out with someone you click with. Services might include companionship help around the house or support getting out and about.
Sign up today!
Be your own boss
Manage your schedule around your studies
Get covered by insurance
How to get started in easy steps
Think about the services you’d like to offer, and what qualifications you need to provide them. To get started, all workers using the platform need a police check and an ABN
Social Support & domestic assistance
Ideal for people new to the industry, this might include companionship, help around the house or support getting out and about. You don’t need specific qualifications
Includes showering, toileting and mealtime assistance.You’ll need a relevant qualification or minimum two years’ experience in aged care or disability services
You must be a registered or enrolled nurse and have more than one year of relevant nursing experience
Open to psychologists, physiotherapists, speech pathologist or occupational therapists who are registered with a professional association
1. Complete your profile
Create a profile that will help clients get to know you better. You’ll include your skills and experience, rates, availability and interests. You’ll need to provide references and we’ll need to do some checks
2. Get approved and receive work
People looking for support will contact you directly . Together, you can agree the rates, hours and services that work for you both
3. Manage your jobs online
Keep track of your clients, timesheets and payments all through the Better Caring platform, available online and through the mobile app
We’ve got you covered
Once you and your client agree hourly rate, we deduct 10% admin fee. For this , you get
Insurance arranged on your behalf for any work delivered through the platform
Phone and online support with our customer engagement team, a bunch of real people based in an office in Sydney
All your payments and admin taken care of
Hear from workers from Better Caring
“When clients choose me, the fit is much better and i can develop a relationship with their families as well.”
“I like the flexibility. You can choose your own hours and your own clients. And it doesn’t feel like work.”
“I think it really empowers both sides – clients and workers.”