Current Vacancies

Work with a team that’s dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of people with disability. At Community Living Australia, our staff are so important in ensuring we provide quality, life changing services to people living with disability.

If you are passionate and want to make a real difference in the lives of people with disability, apply now!

Support Workers - All Regions

We are looking for enthusiastic and innovative Support Workers to join our teams across all our serviced regions. 

  • Hills/Fleurieu
  • Murraylands
  • South East
  • Riverland
  • Southern Metro
  • Kangaroo Island

The role will provide person centred active support to clients, maintain their wellbeing, explore opportunities and support their individual aims and goals.

Reporting to the Team Leader, your duties will include but won't be limited to:

  • Daily tasks, activities and schedule to ensure a safe comfortable living environment, maintaining appropriate physical and emotional support to clients at all times
  • Provide support and services to clients with the Person Centered Active Support model
  • Encourage individuals living with a disability to be engaged in their own lives
  • Assist clients with their personal health care and mobility needs
  • Administer medication and undertake other health care interventions
  • Assist in promoting a positive image of clients within the community
  • Be an effective role model for clients and carry out all tasks and functions in accordance with relevant Standards, Codes, Policies and Procedures
  • Work collaboratively with peers and colleagues to achieve client and organisational objectives

The successful candidate is required to meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Certificate III in Disability (Individual Support) or equivalent
  • Obtain and maintain DHS Disability Services Employment Screening 
  • Obtain and maintain DHS Working with Children Check
  • Obtain and maintain Senior First Aid and CPR certificate
  • Obtain and maintain  Safe Environments for Children & Young People certificate
  • Australian Class 1 Drivers License is preferred.

Working effectively as part of a team, you will have the ability to follow instructions but also work productively with limited supervision.  You will have a willingness to assist clients with their personal care needs and encourage clients to participate in program and community based programs.

All applicants must complete our Application for Employment Form by hitting "Apply Now"

For a confidential discussion regarding Support Worker positions, please contact the following:

South East (Mount Gambier) - Cynthia Gerritsen (Regional Coordinator) - 0400 502 925

Southern Metro - Tina Till (Director Client Services - 0428 788 058

Hills/Fleurieu - Sue Stuart (Regional Manager) - 0407 363 599

Riverland - Belinda Thompson (Regional Coordinator) - 0418 830 739

Murraylands - Molly Baulch (Regional Manager) - 0429 911 659

Kangaroo Island - Suzi Lines (Regional Coordinator) - 0417 892 149


Applications Close
31 December 2019
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Support Workers - Murraylands (Permanent Part Time)

Support Workers - Murray Bridge & Surrounds

Permanent Part-Time Vacancies Available

Level 2 Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Award.

We are looking for enthusiastic and innovative Support Workers, who are available for a minimum of 20 hours per week over a variety of shifts (active & passive) within Accommodation, In-Home Support and Social Support services. Based in our Murraylands region, the role will provide person centred active support to clients and undertake specialised personal care duties. 

Reporting to the Team Leader, your duties will include but won't be limited to:

  • Follow daily tasks, activities and schedule to ensure a safe comfortable living environment, maintaining appropriate physical and emotional support to clients at all times
  • Provide support and services to clients with the Person Centered Active Support model
  • Encourage individuals living with a disability to be engaged in their own lives
  • Assist clients with their personal health care and mobility needs
  • Administer medication and undertake other health care interventions
  • Assist in promoting a positive image of clients within the community
  • Be an effective role model for clients and carry out all tasks and functions in accordance with relevant Standards, Codes, Policies and Procedures
  • Work collaboratively with peers and colleagues to achieve client and organisational objectives

The successful candidate is required to meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Certificate III in Disability (Individual Support) or equivalent
  • Obtain and maintain DHS Disability Services Employment clearance
  • Obtain and maintain DHS Working with Children Check (previously Child Related Clearance)
  • Obtain and maintain Senior First Aid and CPR certificate
  • Obtain and maintain Safe Environments for Children & Young People certificate 
  • Class 1 Drivers Licence (preferred)

*Experience in Gastrostomy Care, Stoma Care, Oral Suction and Manual Handling is preferred.

Working effectively as part of a team, you will have the ability to follow instructions but also work productively with limited supervision.  You will have a willingness to assist clients with their personal care needs and encourage clients to participate in program and community based programs.

All applicants must complete our Application for Employment Form by hitting "Apply Now" 

For a confidential discussion, please contact Molly Baulch (Regional Manager) on 0429 911 659


Applications Close
29 November 2019
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Team Leader - Southern Metro (Christies Beach)

Team Leader – Southern Metro (Christies Beach)

Permanent Full-Time 

Level 3 Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Award

We are looking for a motivated person who will lead a team of disability support workers to deliver quality/person centered/customer focussed outcomes in line with client expectations.

The role will be based in the Southern Metro region and responsible for multiple services including, Day Options, Accommodation and In-Home Support. You will be a key contact and relationship champion with individual clients and carers.

Reporting to the Regional Coordinator (Southern Metro) your duties will include but won't be limited to:

  • Ensure the successful daily operation of programs and effective administration of service budgets
  • Participate in the implementation of frameworks to support therapeutic service delivery
  • Ensure high quality services are being provided to our clients
  • Identify the need for the development of behavioural support plans
  • Advocate both internally and externally for people with a disability and their carers
  • Ensure effective matching of clients with support workers that supports the achievement of client outcomes
  • Manage develop and motivate staff fostering a positive workplace culture
  • Assist with recruiting, induction and maintaining and workforce that meets the needs of the clients and standards of the organisation

The successful candidate will have proven experience in supporting people with disabilities in community settings. Excellent verbal communication skills are essential, as is the ability to build positive relationships with employees at all levels.

You will have previous experience working with clients with complex behaviours and the skills to develop, design and implementation program plans. You will be able to demonstrate strong leadership qualities and a passion to assist in the development of your peers.

All applicants must complete our Application for Employment Form by hitting “Apply Now” and submit by 5pm Monday 25th November 2019.  

For further information regarding the role, please contact: Sue Stuart (Regional Manager) on 0407 363 599


Applications Close
25 November 2019
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Team Leader - Hills/Strathalbyn

Team Leader – Job Share Opportunity

Part-Time Fixed Term Contract (through to 13 March 2020)

2 days (Week 1) - Thursday & Friday

3 days (Week 2) - Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 

With the ability to work full-time hours to cover leave within team.  Ability to undertake Support Worker shifts to meet full-time hours)

Level 3 Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Award

We are looking for a motivated person who will lead a team of disability support workers to deliver quality/person centered/customer focussed outcomes in line with client expectations.

Co-sharing the Team Leader role, you will be based in the Hills/Fleurieu region and responsible for multiple services including, Accommodation and In-Home Supports. You will be a key contact and relationship champion with individual clients and carers.

Reporting to the Regional Manager (Hills/Fleurieu) your duties will include but won't be limited to:

  • Ensure the successful daily operation of programs and effective administration of service budgets
  • Participate in the implementation of frameworks to support therapeutic service delivery
  • Ensure high quality services are being provided to our clients
  • Identify the need for the development of behavioural support plans
  • Advocate both internally and externally for people with a disability and their carers
  • Ensure effective matching of clients with support workers that supports the achievement of client outcomes
  • Manage develop and motivate staff fostering a positive workplace culture
  • Assist with recruiting, induction and maintaining and workforce that meets the needs of the clients and standards of the organisation

The successful candidate will have proven experience in supporting people with disabilities in community settings. Excellent verbal communication skills are essential, as is the ability to build positive relationships with employees at all levels.

You will have previous experience working with clients with complex behaviours and the skills to develop, design and implementation program plans. You will be able to demonstrate strong leadership qualities and a passion to assist in the development of your peers.

All applicants must complete our Application for Employment Form by hitting “Apply Now” and submit by 5pm Monday 25th November 2019.  

For further information regarding the role, please contact: Sue Stuart (Regional Manager) on 0407 363 599


Applications Close
25 November 2019
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Human Resources (HR) Officer

Human Resources (HR) Officer

Permanent Full-Time

Based at our Totness Office

Level 3/4 – Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010

 

The Human Resources (HR) Officer is responsible for providing customer focussed, pragmatic and timely HR advice and support.  The role has a HR generalist focus supporting all aspects of HR including, but not limited to: industrial relations, recruitment and selection, learning and development, administration, performance management, remuneration, health and wellbeing and HR reporting.

The HR Officer contributes to the People & Culture team by ensuring accurate and efficient transactional HR services are delivered at an exceptional standard.

Working under the guidance from the HR Business Partner, your duties will include, but won’t be limited to:

  • Draft, review and issue employment related documents including employment contracts  
  • Oversee employment contractual obligations and ensure compliance with legal requirements  
  • Carry out effective on-boarding practices to ensure employees are integrated quickly and processes are seamless, including the management of probationary periods.  
  • Assist with the administration and maintenance of the staff performance appraisal process 
  • In conjunction with the HR Business Partner, provide general policy and procedure advice and act as the first point of contact for employees  
  • Assist the HR Business partner to manage Return to Work Claims  
  • Support regions to actively engage with employees including assisting with workforce reviews 

 

The successful candidate is required to meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Hold, studying or be prepared to study towards a tertiary qualification (Diploma) in HR or related discipline 
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in HR related administrator role 
  • DHS Disability Services Employment Screening
  • Australia Class 1 Drivers Licence

*If working towards qualification, salary will be Level 3, with an increase to Level 4 upon completion 

 

To be considered for the position, you will have the ability to handle sensitive issues of a confidential nature with tact and professionalism.  You will have knowledge of HR functions (pay & benefits, recruitment, training & development) and be able to prioritise multiple tasks and complete work accurately within timeframes.  You will have the ability to work independently and as part of a team and hold strong interpersonal communication skills both verbal and written

All applicants must complete our Application for Employment Form by hitting “Apply Now” and submit by 5pm Monday 18th November 2019.  

For further information regarding the role, please contact: Lynne Dodd (HR Business Partner) or Nicole Smith (Manager People & Culture) on 8536 5888. 


Applications Close
18 November 2019
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Team Leader - Fleurieu / South Coast

Team Leader – Fleurieu/South Coast Region

Full-Time Fixed Term Contract (through to 30 June 2020, with the potential of extension)

Level 3 Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Award

We are looking for a motivated person who will lead a team of disability support workers to deliver quality/person centered/customer focussed outcomes in line with client expectations.

The role will be based in the Fleurieu region and responsible for multiple services including, Accommodation and In-Home Supports. You will be a key contact and relationship champion with individual clients and carers.

Reporting to the Regional Manager (Hills/Fleurieu) your duties will include but won't be limited to:

  • Ensure the successful daily operation of programs and effective administration of service budgets
  • Participate in the implementation of frameworks to support therapeutic service delivery
  • Ensure high quality services are being provided to our clients
  • Identify the need for the development of behavioural support plans
  • Advocate both internally and externally for people with a disability and their carers
  • Ensure effective matching of clients with support workers that supports the achievement of client outcomes
  • Manage develop and motivate staff fostering a positive workplace culture
  • Assist with recruiting, induction and maintaining and workforce that meets the needs of the clients and standards of the organisation

The successful candidate will have proven experience in supporting people with disabilities in community settings. Excellent verbal communication skills are essential, as is the ability to build positive relationships with employees at all levels.

You will have previous experience working with clients with complex behaviours and the skills to develop, design and implementation program plans. You will be able to demonstrate strong leadership qualities and a passion to assist in the development of your peers.

All applicants must complete our Application for Employment Form by hitting “Apply Now” and submit by 5pm Monday 18th November 2019.  

For further information regarding the role, please contact: Sue Stuart (Regional Manager) on 0407 363 599


Applications Close
18 November 2019
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Rostering Team Leader

Permanent Full-Time 

Level 3 – Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010

The Rostering Team Leader plays a critical role in providing leadership and support our team of Rostering Clerks to ensure Support Workers are utilised efficiently to provide high quality support outcomes for our clients.

Reporting to the Scheduling/Payroll Coordinator you will contribute to the fast-paced environment handling complex rostering queries. Working in this highly collaborative team you will use your initiative to solve problems and ensure a cohesive team atmosphere is maintained.

As the Rostering Team Leader your duties will include, but won’t be limited to:

  • Lead the daily operations of the Central Rostering Clerks
  • Engage and support the Rostering Team to ensure rosters reflect the operation needs of the organisation
  • Work in line with organisational requirements to foster continuous improvement, including the identification of efficiency enhancements for forecasting, scheduling or capacity planning processes
  • Ensure rostering practices and procedures meet the Industrial and Legislative requirements
  • Update, create and implement new workflows and processes to ensure synergy between the Rostering Team and operational areas
  • Investigate rostering complaints/situations to influence process development
  • Lead, mentor and support team members to champion exception customer service
  • Schedule rostering resources to ensure adequate coverage (leave etc)

The successful candidate is required to meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in Community Care, Disability or Business Administration and/or relevant experience
  • DHS Disability Services Employment Screening 
  • Australia Class 1 Drivers Licence

To be considered for the position, you will be able to demonstrate experience in leading a team of staff to achieve high standards.  You will have the ability to achieve results in tight deadlines along with excellent customer service, communication and negotiation skills.  You will be proficient in Microsoft desktop products and have a strong understanding of rostering/scheduling staff to rosters. 

All applicants must complete our Application for Employment Form by hitting “Apply Now” and submit by 5pm Monday 11 November 2019.  

For further information regarding the role, please contact: Andrea Gatenby (Scheduling/Payroll Coordinator) on 8536 5862


Applications Close
11 November 2019
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