Mable is an online platform where people receive or provide disability and aged care support their way.
More than 16 million hours of support have been delivered through Mable over the last ten years, enabling hundreds of thousands of people across Australia to live their kind of independence.
Independent support workers can set up an account and use their Mable profile to outline their experience, qualifications, availability, hourly rates and apply for jobs.
People looking for support can use their account to post jobs, search for support workers, send messages, and manage their bookings.
Signing up to Mable is free which means you can start searching and messaging support workers. Independent support workers on the platform set their own hourly rates, which are displayed on their profile. You can discuss and agree the rate and schedule with each individual support worker before booking them.
Workers and clients agree on rates before support is delivered on Mable. The client pays this agreed rate plus 7.95%, while the independent worker receives the agreed rate less 10%.
For example, if $45 per hour is the agreed rate, with Mable’s 7.95% client platform fee the client pays $48.58 per hour ($45 x 1.0795 = $3.58 fee). With Mable’s 10% worker platform fee ($45 x .1 = $4.50 fee) the worker receives $40.50 an hour.
No fees are charged until a client books a support worker and the services are delivered. All payments are made online and can be easily tracked via your timesheet and reports on your dashboard.
Safety of those in our community is our priority. All independent support workers providing services via the Mable platform undergo a strict on-boarding process, including reference and qualification checks, police checks, working with children checks if relevant and verification of any specific requirements for nurses and those providing personal care.
All of the workers on the Mable platform have comprehensive insurances arranged on their behalf.
Learn more about our Safeguards for clients here.
The services support workers can provide on Mable include:
- Social support
- Domestic support
- Personal care
- Nursing services
- Speech therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Psychology support
Learn more about the services support workers offer on Mable.
Yes, you can pay for support through Mable with a Home Care Package, or if you have self-managed or plan-managed NDIS funding.
Mable collects payments from you on behalf of your independent support workers. You can use your NDIS funding, Home Care Package or pay privately.
After you approve the independent worker’s timesheets, the agreed rate plus 7.95% will be billed to you, and you can pay via your chosen method.
For example, if $45 per hour is the agreed rate, with Mable’s 7.95% client platform fee you pay $48.58 per hour ($45 x 1.0795 = $3.58 fee).
You are welcome to bring support workers onto the Mable platform.
The support worker will need to set up their own Mable account and once they’re verified and approved, you’ll be able to hire them through the platform.
No. Every support worker joining Mable must obtain a new police check through our partners, Checked Australia.
By applying for a new police check through our partners Checked Australia, we ensure all police checks are verified, validated and a true representation of a support worker’s police history. A full ID check is completed by Checked Australia. This process keeps our community safe and gives clients peace of mind when choosing support workers.
Mable does not make any commission from our partnership with Checked Australia.
Yes, recent Government reforms in aged care (home care packages and consumer directed care) and disability support (the NDIS) are intended to put consumers at the centre of the market, empowered with choice and control and individualised government funding. While provider organisations may hold and administer an individual’s funding, it is on the basis that they respond to, support and facilitate individual consumer choice in relation to both services and who provides those services.
Mable is one avenue for consumers with home care packages or disability funding to find and choose care and support workers who meet their individual requirements. Providers can support their clients in this process via an organisational login. For more information, or to request an organisation login, call 1300 73 65 73 or see our organisations page.
To protect the Mable Community, if you receive an offer to have a support session outside the Mable platform, please contact us and we can investigate.
We will not hesitate to remove anyone risking Mable Community safety from our platform.
How it works
Over 11 million support hours have been booked on Mable. We help you maximise NDIS or Home Care Package funding, and give safeguards and protections with every Mable booking. Finding and booking support right for you is as easy as 1-2-3.
Search for support workers
Browse verified independent support worker profiles in your area. Customise your search to interests, availability, skills and more with hundreds of new workers joining weekly.
Book support on Mable
Shortlist and connect directly with independent support workers on Mable. Mutually agree with workers on support services, pricing, time and location, all booked on Mable.
Know you're safeguarded
Every Mable booking guarantees you safeguards including a suite of insurances arranged on behalf of independent workers, access to our Trust & Safety Team and a transparent history of all interactions.
Discover the Mable difference
Freedom of choice
Imagine having the power to choose your own team of support. With Mable, you design your own support schedule and even choose the kinds of services that make it possible for you to live the life you want
Pricing that works
Workers and clients agree on rates before support is delivered on Mable.
Peace of mind
With Mable, you can rest assured that each support person has been verified with both police checks and references. Additionally, you will have access to ratings and reviews left by other Mable customers.