Care Specialist at Sonder

Member Support & Operations , Waterloo, Sydney sydney support
Posted 20 days ago

Sonder is an active care technology company that helps organisations improve the wellbeing of their people so they perform at their best. Our mobile app provides immediate, 24/7 support from a team of safety, medical, and mental health professionals - plus onsite help for time-sensitive scenarios. Accredited by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS), our platform gives leaders the insights they need to act on tomorrow’s wellbeing challenges today. 

We completed a highly successful Series B capital raise in August 2022.  With operations in Australia, New Zealand and the UK, we are at an exciting time of growth and we invite you to join us on our mission to help organisations around the world create a culture of Active Care.

  • 500,000+ eligible members across multiple countries
  • 300 + team members, as well as an on-the-ground responder network 
  • Trusted by major corporations, education providers, and government agencies
  • Winner of the 2021 Australian Financial Review  BOSS #1 Most Innovative Company (Technology)

Join Sonder’s innovative movement to provide global support through the right care at the right time and know you are contributing to empowering people to be at their best.

About the role

Reporting to the Wellbeing Team Lead, you will act as the first point of contact for members who need help. You’ll be supporting our members with issues relating to mental health,  wellbeing and physical safety. You will communicate with our members via Instant message and phone using the bespoke systems our in-house engineers have built.

Supported by the right training, you will confidently handle critical situations. You will use your judgment along with the support of your Supervisor to provide the right support to our Members.

We provide 24/7 support, so we need you to be happy joining our rotating roster. Shifts are projected well in advance to allow personal planning, balance, and flexibility.

What you’ll be doing

  • Coordinate a wide variety of emergency and non-emergency requests under the guidance of our Shift Supervisor
  • Work with our team of Nurses and Psychologists to accurately pass on case notes for cases that require escalation
  • You may occasionally liaise with external stakeholders to ensure the best outcome for the member
  • Provide input into operational processes and functionality.
  • Office-based role.

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate is passionate, self-motivated, and takes pride in producing high-quality work every day. Above all else, you - the ideal candidate - will embody the Sonder values and love working in a fast-paced, dynamic workplace.

What you bring to the team;

  • Experience working in a complex high pressure environment, operations or inbound call centre 
  • Superior English communication skills - fluency in other languages such as Spanish, Hindi, Mandarin, Thai, or Vietnamese, is helpful but not required.
  • Experience in working in Culturally and Linguistically diverse communities, complex or crisis environments (Desirable)
  • Experience managing multiple tasks.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.

Why join Sonder?

You will work with a collaborative, vibrant and passionate team of experienced professionals, inside and outside of the Member Support Team and as we continue to grow, there will be plenty of development opportunities.

  • Modern office facilities
  • Learning fund - annual contribution + 2 days of study leave to support your personal development
  • Paid parental leave with an attractive return to work policy (e.g. Return to work at 80% for the first 3 months at full pay!)
  • Induction and onboarding designed to make you succeed in your new role
  • Salary packaging and novated leasing 
  • Wellbeing support to invest in your own wellbeing
  • Free coffee Tuesdays and catered lunch on Thursdays
  • Team social fund to connect with your team, plus company wide social events 
  • Dog-friendly office 
  • Volunteer leave - 2 days per year to participate in meaningful causes and contribute back to the community

Check out our life page for more info -

Due to the nature of our industry, all Sonder employees are required to complete a National Police Check and WWCC