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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. 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) clearance
  • Obtain and maintain Senior First Aid and CPR certificate
  • Obtain and maintain  Safe Environments for Children & Young People certificate (where applicable)
  • 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.
  • Having a 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 

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

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

Fleurieu, Southern Metro, South Coast and Kangaroo Island - Paula Roberts (Regional Manager) - 08 8536 5888

Adelaide Hills and Strathalbyn - Sue Stuart (Regional Manager) - 08 8536 5888

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

Murraylands - Molly Baulch (Regional Manager) - 08 8536 5888


Applications Close
31 December 2019
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Specialist Disability Support Workers - Murray Bridge

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

We are looking for experienced Specialist Disability Support Workers, who are available across a 24/7 roster to support a newly established Accommodation service in our Murraylands region. The role will provide specialist 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:

  • 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) 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 Peg Feeding, Mental Health, Acquired Brain Injuries, Medication and Manual Handling is preferred. 

*Some specialised training will be provided by the organisation if you're successful in the role. 

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
06 October 2019
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Internal Compliance Coordinator

Internal Compliance Coordinator

  • Part-Time Fixed Term Contract (2+ years through to 24/12/2021) with the possibility of extension
  • 0.4 FTE (2 days per week) – days of week to be negotiated (options Tues-Friday)
  • Required to work full-time hours for 8 weeks of the year (generally in February & March annually)
  • Level 5 – Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010

 

The Internal Compliance Coordinator will be responsible for minimising the operational risk of the organisation by undertaking internal audits, monitoring internal control systems and assisting with requirements of external audits by the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Commission. 

Based in our Strathalbyn Office and reporting to the Executive Assistant your duties will include but won’t be limited to:

  • Develop an annual Internal Audit Schedule and gap analysis process to ensure internal audits are completed in accordance with both organisational and legislative requirements
  • Coordinate external NDIS Practice Standards Audits with chosen external auditors 
  • Gather organisational evidence to be reviewed by auditors during the external audit 
  • Provide reports to the Leadership Team detailing audit activity, breaches and an overall summary of compliance status    
  • Collaborate with managers and other relevant stakeholders to plan, conduct and evaluate internal audits and other quality improvement activities 

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

  • Diploma of Quality Auditing (or equivalent) and/or relevant experience
  • Obtain and maintain a DHS Disability Services Employment Screening
  • Class 1 Australian Drivers Licence

To be considered for the position, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge of Compliance within a business environment and associated mitigation strategies/tools.  You will be able to engage with internal and external stakeholders as well as the ability to interpret relevant legislation.  Experience in contributing to the planning review and implementation of auditing process is a must.

All applicants must complete our Application for Employment Form by hitting "APPLY NOW" 

For a confidential discussion, please contact Barb Raymond (Executive Assistant) on 8536 5888. 


Applications Close
30 September 2019
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After Hours Support Coordinator

  • Part-time (working - 2 evenings, 2 mornings and 1 weekend fortnightly with relevant ‘on-call/passive’ shifts as negotiated)
  • Level 4 – Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010
  • Commencement – Upon appointment through to 30 June 2020

The After Hours Support Coordinator will be responsible for the effective management of after-hours assistance for Support Workers across the organisation as well as other leading disability organisations (as contracted).

The role requires a sense of urgency and the capability to manage multiple calls from Support Workers that require immediate attention and follow up support. These phone calls will vary from behavioural queries, authorisations of medications, troubleshooting of staff concerns and rostering queries.

The After Hours Service operates between the following hours:

Monday to Friday – 5pm to 9:30pm (4.5 hours active)

plus ‘On-Call’ contact between 9:30pm & 6am (will be paid on-call allowance and overtime rate for any calls received after 9:30pm and before 6am)

6am to 9am (3 hours active immediately following coming off On-Call)

Weekends & Public Holidays

8 hours active and 4 hours passive commencing at 6am and finishing before 6pm  

Active hours may be condensed as needed as per workload.  Any additional active time over the 8 rostered hours will be paid overtime rate. 

Hours after 6pm through to start of next shift (6am Sunday or 6am Monday) will be paid on-call allowance and rates as relevant for any calls received.

Flexibility of the suitable candidate will also be sort to be able to increase and change hours to adequately cover other resources within the After Hours Service team during periods of leave.

Reporting to the Director Client Services, your duties will include but won’t be limited to:

  • Manage and assist Support Workers with client care queries throughout the shift that may relate to behavioural guidance, medication authorisations or a critical situation
  • Respond to and manage critical incidents and ensure compliance with critical incident frameworks
  • Manage roster changes, including the scheduling of Support Workers at short notice due to sick leave, barriers to shifts on time and other unforeseen circumstances
  • Maintain accurate records of conversations and actions relating to client
  • Assess situations and provide direction in line with delegated authority in case of a property or facility maintenance issue or in case of emergency
  • Guide Support Workers through a critical decision that may involve safely coordinating and removing the Support Worker and client from the situation

 

The successful candidate will have proven experience within the Disability Sector including knowledge of current legislation surrounding the Award. The ability to self-manage and respond to urgent and emergency situations is essential as well the capacity to navigate data bases for rostering, client details and record keeping. 

You will have previous experience in behavioural management and ability to interpret individual support plans. You will be able to demonstrate confidence in making decisions within parameters and solve problems in real time.

All applicants must complete our Application for Employment Form by hitting "APPLY NOW" 

For a confidential discussion, please contact Tina Till (Director Client Services) on 8536 5888.


Applications Close
30 September 2019
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