Cairns Premium Care Service
What We Offer
Home Care givers bringing quality care to you. Independence World provides flexible and tailored solutions to Clients requiring any kind of care. Our Director, who is a quadriplegic, personally trains all Carers before sending them to Clients, ensuring a unique perspective other companies don’t have. We are committed to meeting all your health needs and go above and beyond to ensure you get the best care available.
– Fun, fit and friendly Carers
– From casual to live-in Care
– Negotiable pricing – We don’t automatically charge you NDIS prices
– Working with participants of the NDIS since 2014
Paul our Director, was born in Sydney and moved to the Far North in 1983. In 1988 Paul had a swimming injury causing quadriplegia. He has since then started up his own Care company so that he can find the right Carers not only for him but our other Clients also. Paul loves taking his dogs Coco and Lexi to the beach, going on social outings and meeting new people. Paul founded the company in 2007.
Hancel has been in Cairns for 4 years now, previously living in Weipa. As an energetic 23 year old coming from a small town, she absolutely loves all the beaches, creeks, food and scenery that Cairns has to offer. Hancel believes that Caring isn’t just a job it’s something she is very passionate about and truly loves doing. Hancel has worked with Independence World since June 2018.
Seri has been in Cairns for 20 years now, originally from Victoria. After working from home for the past 4 years, she enjoys working with and meeting new people. As a mother, Seri has found her new path in Caring a natural progression that also caters to her desire to learn new skills and grow as an individual.
Seri has been with Independence World since August 2020.
Georgie has been in cairns for almost 3 years, moving from Toowoomba to embrace the lifestyle of North Queensland. Working as an executive assistant at 17 years old, then transitioning into the aged and disability industry working in a management role. Georgie loves running, fishing, camping and anything outdoors that involves moving the body! Caring for individuals is what georgie is passionate about and looks forward to helping clients everyday.
Eden is our Manager who moved back to her home town of Cairns after working as an Au Pair, caring for a boy with Autism. Eden is a mother of one very charismatic 2 year old. She enjoys hiking, exploring waterfalls, road trips and quality time with family and friends. Eden has worked for Independence World since April 2016.
Gina has experience in customer service, working on a farm and in food and beverage. She is helpful with administration and even holds a forklift license. Gina currently Cares for Paul and one of our other Clients. Gina came to us wanting a Career change and found that Caring for people is something that she loves. Gina joined us in October 2016.
Eliza has lived in Singapore, Cooktown and Cairns. Having had experience working on a farm and retail, Eliza gained a strong work ethic and great social skills. She enjoys painting, exploring and playing sport. Caring is more than a job for her, she loves meeting and helping people and wishes she started being a carer earlier. Eliza joined us in August 2020.
Katie grew up in Cairns and has worked with Paul since she was 17. Saying that she always wanted to be a nurse and if she got a job with Paul, she would study to become one. Paul wrote a letter to the TAFE and Katie received a $6,500 Grant to study to become an Endorsed Enrolled Nurse. She Graduated and helped Paul to start his company. Katie went on to study at the JCU and is now a Registered Nurse and is now studying her Masters. She has worked with Paul since 2006.
April is our Bookkeeper and Paul’s niece. She is born and bred in North Queensland. April has a certificate III in Retail and is also a Qualified Bookkeeper, she is now in her spare time pursuing her love of numbers and will soon graduate as a fully-fledged Accountant. She is sweet, a great cook and giggles a lot. April has worked with the company since April 2013.
Dan has travelled all over the world to places like Canada, Europe and Mexico and now calls Cairns his home, he has a passion for helping people, his sister was in a car accident as a young child resulting in brain damage and Epileptic fits, Daniel has grown up helping support his sister and wishes to continue assisting others through his work with Independence World. Dan has been a part of our team since January 2019.
Maree has worked in the Health sector since 1993 in both Tasmania and Queensland and now also Cares for a Client of ours in Cairns. She has travelled all over the globe including Germany and Thailand. Maree has been with us since July 2015.
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Who We Are
Paul Innes is the Sole Director of WITHINNES Pty Ltd which was registered as a company on the 27th of November 2007. CAREANDSUPPORT was registered as a business by WITHINNES Pty Ltd on the 19th of June 2008 and ran a Disability Service Provider business initially established to administer Paul’s own government funded package. Paul soon realised how many other…