Become an Independent Support person on Mable

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Become an Independent Support person on Mable

Be your own boss

As an independent support worker, you’re running your own business. Choose the clients you work with, the services you want to provide and the hours you work

Insurance coverage

We’ve got you covered. All support workers are protected by a suite of insurances (public liability, personal accident, and professional indemnity)

Earn more per hour

Traditional providers can often charge up to 40-50% of the hourly service fee. On Mable, independent workers receive the hourly agreed rate, less 10%

What do I need to get started?

What do I need to get started?

What do I need to get started?

Not all services require formal qualifications – just a good heart and empathy for others. Feel free to go ahead and get started, we’re here to help you along the way!

Minimum on boarding requirements:

  • Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • National Police History Check
  • Working with Children Check (if working with children)
  • Two references
  • A great photo
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The support services you can provide on Mable

Social and domestic

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Social and domestic

Ideal for people new to the industry, this might include companionship, help around the house, support getting out and about and lots of other things! You don’t need specific qualifications.

Social and domestic

Personal Care

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Personal Care

Includes assistance with personal hygiene, manual handling and mobility and assistance with medication.

You’ll need a relevant qualification or minimum two years’ experience in aged care or disability services.

Personal Care

Allied Health

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Allied Health

Open to psychologists, physiotherapists, speech pathologists or occupational therapists who are registered with a professional association.

Allied Health

How it works

We’ve designed Mable to be an easy-to-use online platform. Just a simple 3-step process, and you’re in control all the way.

Complete your profile

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.

Get approved & start working

Get approved & start working

Once you’re approved, people looking for support will contact you directly or you can search for jobs in your area. Together, you can agree the rates, hours and services that work for you both.

Build your business online

Build your business online

Keep track of your clients, timesheets and payments all through the Mable platform, available online and through the mobile app.

You earn more. Client pays less.

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You agree the rates directly with the clients you choose.

One your rate is agreed, your client pays the agreed rate plus 5%. You receive the agreed rate less 10%

The illustrative example based on an agreed rate of $40. Rates typically range from $30.00 – $48.00 on the platform across independent workers with different experiences, qualifications and services.

*Based on casual worker receiving minimum award rate per hour. The “Online Provider” figure is based on the stated hourly cost to consumers for weekday support published by a third party online provider as at November 2019. The “Disability Providers charging NDIS Price Limit” figure is based on the maximum hourly cost to consumers under the NDIS as at November 2019. The “Traditional Aged Care Providers” figure is based on the average of the hourly prices for “Standard Hours” for Personal Care and Household tasks charged in NSW by three large providers (prices published on the My Aged Care website as at July 2019)

Support for your business

Client records all in one place

All your client agreements, timesheets, invoices, messages and records all in one place

Invoicing & collection support

We work on your behalf to ensure receiving payment is as seamless as possible. This includes automated invoicing and collection support.

We are here when you need it

Phone and online support with our Australia-based Mable team

Join our network
of local support workers

Engage with Mable's aged & disability community and build a network of local clients in your area. The choice is yours.

Waleska D.

Social Support & Domestic Assistant

For the past two years I have worked with cleaning and house keeping and I love people, I love help..

Fraser B.

Social Support & Domestic Assistant

Since I can remember I’ve had a passion for helping people. Over the last few years, I’ve been invol..

Located 3.8 km from Brighton

Michelle L.

Social Support & Domestic Assistant

I shared 23 years of my childhood/young adult life with a younger sister who lived with severe physi..

Located less than 1km from Brighton

Carissa M.

Social Support & Domestic Assistant

For the past 18 years, I have been raising my two teenage daughters, whilst working and studying. D..

Located 3.2 km from Brighton

Peter J.

Social Support & Domestic Assistant

My name is Peter Jacobs. I have a background in counselling and Wellbeing services. I am passionate ..

Located 2.4 km from Brighton

Mariana B.

Social Support & Domestic Assistant

Brazilian national making Australia home for the last 10 years. I have a strong sense of community a..

Located 2.9 km from Brighton

Ky G.

Social Support & Domestic Assistant

My name is Ky and I currently work with kids as a sports coach and mentor. I have really enjoyed cre..

Located 2.5 km from Brighton

Wayne M.

Social Support & Domestic Assistant

I have worked in sports and personal development for the past 20 years and am excited to work with l..

Located 2.5 km from Brighton

Katharina H.

Social Support & Domestic Assistant

I am a 28 years old Dutch female with a Bachelors Degree in social work (educational Theory). I have..

Located 2.9 km from Brighton

Allen S.

Social Support & Domestic Assistant

I live with and care for a family member with a disability so I understand the importance to find a ..

Located 2.5 km from Brighton

Dean Eric V.

Social Support & Domestic Assistant

I am compassionate on helping others and I have the strong desire of meeting others' needs. I enjoy ..

Located less than 1km from Brighton

Ella H.

Registered Nurse / Personal Carer / Social Support & Domestic Assistant

Hello! My name is Ella. I’m a registered nurse and have worked at the Alfred Hospital for the ..

Located 2.4 km from Brighton

Carolina G.

Social Support & Domestic Assistant

My previous experience working for people with Parkinson disease at their homes, gave me the change ..

Located 2.4 km from Brighton

Justin G.

Social Support & Domestic Assistant

In 2016 I was working with youth services at the South Port Uniting Care Mission where in conjunctio..

Located 4.8 km from Brighton

Jennifer (Jenny) Joan N.

Social Support & Domestic Assistant

I have been providing support care for my ageing parents and have enjoyed providing them with comp..

Located 1.6 km from Brighton

Danielle G.

Social Support & Domestic Assistant

I have been working as a support worker for the past 4 years, supporting both the aged and those wit..

Located 3.0 km from Brighton

Gregory C.

Social Support & Domestic Assistant

Hi and I’m very pleased to meet you. My background is varied and eclectic. I graduated as a teacher ..

Located 4.8 km from Brighton

Terese L.

Personal Carer / Social Support & Domestic Assistant

Throughout the entirety of my career I have been teaching as a special education teacher. I studied ..

Located 2.4 km from Brighton

Jane K.

Social Support & Domestic Assistant

As a mature person, I have recently given up corporate life in favour of a better work/life balance...

Located 2.5 km from Brighton

Angela E.

Personal Carer / Social Support & Domestic Assistant

As a professional care provider, I have 20 years of effective experience performing all of the neces..

Located 4.8 km from Brighton
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Our happy members

"Mable has made life easier! I set my own rates, with simple admin fees and have built a strong relationship with my clients."
Diego
Independent Support Worker
"I’m in my final year of paramedic science at uni. Biggest thing with Mable is that it provides flexibility on both ends, for the client and the support worker. You’re able to tailor your hours and whatever you need, how much you can do!"
Jane
Indepedent Support Worker
"I find the Mable platform incredibly easy to use. It’s simple and intuitive, and I can manage my own schedule.I’ve found that when clients choose me, the fit is much better and I can develop a relationship with their families as well.I like that you’re an independent worker and you’re independently reviewed. It makes me decide that I’m really going to challenge myself – I’m going to go the extra mile."
Shane
Independent Support Worker
"I was able to go away on holidays knowing that mum was being cared for by someone we had chosen together. Our culture is very important to my mother. I was happy to find someone that would be able to socially connect with her"
Vijaya
Aged Care Support Client
"As a support worker working from the Mable platform, I find it very easy to connect with clients. I have eleven current long-term clients who all find the platform efficient – Mable gives everyone choice. As a case manager for long-term clients, Mable has given me the choice to select support workers that would best suit my client’s needs and it enables me to contact and meet with workers before agreeing to their contract. The Mable platform is very easy to use."
Fiona
Independent Support Worker
"Mable is the new way of doing things. It allows me to simply manage my funding and offers me the flexibility I need to live my life."
Grant
Disability Support Client
"The best benefit of using Mable was having a really personalised, flexible service that delivered above and beyond our expectations. It’s become a new life for my father. His life is improving, and it’s marvellous."
Caroline
Aged Care Support Client
"I was one of the first people to sign up to Mable back in 2015. Since then, I’ve connected with eight support workers on Mable and they all help me do different things and achieve my goals. One of my support workers, Angi, has been supporting me for the last year and supports me at my art classes. I recently held my own art exhibition with the help of my mum and Angi. Mable makes it really easy for me to find great support workers near me."
Shai
Disability Support Client
“I liked how vigorously Mable vets support workers on its platform. They’ve got to get police checks, working with children checks if they’re working with kids, and they’ve got to pass certain bars which is really important. It protects everybody.”
Ashlee
Disability Support Client
“Finding Mable was a revelation. With Mable I get to choose the experience, and the pay level!”
Melissa
Disability Support Client
Every week they meet up and Nydia assists Kathy with photography, book events and her coaching business. “We’re really well matched in our professional goals and it feels like she’s backing me,”
Kathy
Disability Support Client
"It's because we've had this amazing opportunity to find the right support. It's made a huge difference for me personally and for Max as well. It's nice for him to have someone else to rely on and feel safe with. And for me, Mable has been a game changer. I feel like I'm in control again. I've never even had the mental capacity to even consider moving but now, I can see a really bright future for the two of us."
Natalie
Disability Support Client
The Mable platform is intuitive and easy to navigate, the support workers are easy to find and the platform has a decent search function. I use the Mable platform to book support and it keeps a history of my support and helps me to plan my schedules and timetables. I can use the platform for time management and record keeping for all my support workers. Because it’s online I can access it anywhere and use it on my mobile while on the go.
Quang
Disability Support Client
"I was able to go away on holidays knowing that mum was being cared for by someone we had chosen together. Our culture is very important to my mother. I was happy to find someone that would be able to socially connect with her"
Vijaya
Aged Care Support Client
"The best benefit of using Mable was having a really personalised, flexible service that delivered above and beyond our expectations. It’s become a new life for my father. His life is improving, and it’s marvellous."
Caroline
Aged Care Support Client
"Mable is the new way of doing things. It allows me to simply manage my funding and offers me the flexibility I need to live my life."
Grant
Disability Support Client
"I was one of the first people to sign up to Mable back in 2015. Since then, I’ve connected with eight support workers on Mable and they all help me do different things and achieve my goals. One of my support workers, Angi, has been supporting me for the last year and supports me at my art classes. I recently held my own art exhibition with the help of my mum and Angi. Mable makes it really easy for me to find great support workers near me."
Shai
Disability Support Client
“I liked how vigorously Mable vets support workers on its platform. They’ve got to get police checks, working with children checks if they’re working with kids, and they’ve got to pass certain bars which is really important. It protects everybody.”
Ashlee
Disability Support Client
“Finding Mable was a revelation. With Mable I get to choose the experience, and the pay level!”
Melissa
Disability Support Client
Every week they meet up and Nydia assists Kathy with photography, book events and her coaching business. “We’re really well matched in our professional goals and it feels like she’s backing me,”
Kathy
Disability Support Client
"It's because we've had this amazing opportunity to find the right support. It's made a huge difference for me personally and for Max as well. It's nice for him to have someone else to rely on and feel safe with. And for me, Mable has been a game changer. I feel like I'm in control again. I've never even had the mental capacity to even consider moving but now, I can see a really bright future for the two of us."
Natalie
Disability Support Client
The Mable platform is intuitive and easy to navigate, the support workers are easy to find and the platform has a decent search function. I use the Mable platform to book support and it keeps a history of my support and helps me to plan my schedules and timetables. I can use the platform for time management and record keeping for all my support workers. Because it’s online I can access it anywhere and use it on my mobile while on the go.
Quang
Disability Support Client
"Mable has made life easier! I set my own rates, with simple admin fees and have built a strong relationship with my clients."
Diego
Independent Support Worker
"I’m in my final year of paramedic science at uni. Biggest thing with Mable is that it provides flexibility on both ends, for the client and the support worker. You’re able to tailor your hours and whatever you need, how much you can do!"
Jane
Indepedent Support Worker
"I find the Mable platform incredibly easy to use. It’s simple and intuitive, and I can manage my own schedule.I’ve found that when clients choose me, the fit is much better and I can develop a relationship with their families as well.I like that you’re an independent worker and you’re independently reviewed. It makes me decide that I’m really going to challenge myself – I’m going to go the extra mile."
Shane
Independent Support Worker
"As a support worker working from the Mable platform, I find it very easy to connect with clients. I have eleven current long-term clients who all find the platform efficient – Mable gives everyone choice. As a case manager for long-term clients, Mable has given me the choice to select support workers that would best suit my client’s needs and it enables me to contact and meet with workers before agreeing to their contract. The Mable platform is very easy to use."
Fiona
Independent Support Worker