What do Like Family do to ensure Trust & Safety?

Like Family has a thorough screening process, insurance and ensure your profile is secure and private.

What screening do Social Carers go through?

Each Social Carer undergoes a rigorous vetting process to ensure that they meet our standards (we don’t accept any Social Carers we wouldn’t want taking care of our own families). This includes the following:

  • An online values test
  • A Face-to-Face induction
  • An Onboarding Session
  • Reference Checks
  • Police Checks

Are Members and Social Carers covered by insurance during bookings?

Yes! We have Public Liability, Professional Indemnity and Personal Accident Liability Insurance in place with an A-rated insurer. 

This assures our Members and Social Carers can rest easy knowing that while out and about in the community if an emergency situation arises, they are covered. 

Please note, our insurance policy does not cover those below the age of 18 years old who contract workers directly. Someone over 18 years of age must be engaging and hiring our Social Carers to be covered. A person creating profiles on behalf of someone else should be aged 18 years or older.  

Please note the covers only apply for work that is arranged and invoiced through the Like Family platform.

You will not be covered for work arranged or invoiced outside the Like Family platform.

What Qualifications do Social Carers have?

They only qualification we expect of our Social Carers is a willingness and passion to make a difference in the lives of those in their community however many of our Social Carers do carry a range of qualifications. 

A Social Carers qualifications can be found on their profile however, some of the common qualifications of our Social Carers include:

  • First Aid Certification
  • Cert III in Community Services, Aged Care or Disability Services
  • Bachelor Degrees in Nursing, Social Work, Psychology, Allied Health Professions etc. 

Is my profile public?

No, the information on your profile is not shared with our Social Carers or members of the public. 

Once you have messaged someone on the platform, they can only see your “Profile Picture” and “About Me” section. This allows them to learn about what you have shared in this section such as your hobbies, interests, goals and any important details which assists them to best support you or your loved one.