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!

24/7 Active Support Workers - Murraylands (Permanent Part Time)

24/7 Active Disability Support Workers - Murray Bridge 

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

We are looking for experienced Disability Support Workers, who are available across a 24/7 roster to support new services in our Murraylands region. The role will provide specialist support to a 17 year old client, 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 DHS (Working with Children Check)
  • Undertake DCP relevant Psychometric Assessment and be deemed "Suitable" prior to being offered employment
  • Obtain and maintain Senior First Aid and CPR certificate
  • Obtain and maintain Safe Environments for Children & Young People certificate 
  • Class 1 Drivers Licence (preferred)
  • Use of Private Vehicle required in some services

Experience in Peg Feeding, Catheter Care, 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
18 January 2020
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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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Team Leader - Southern Metro

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 COB Wednesday 18th December 2019.

For further information regarding the role, please contact: Lisa Rutter (Regional Coordinator) on 0428 918 693.


Applications Close
18 December 2019
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Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

  • Full-Time Fixed Term Contract (2 years)
  • Level 5 – Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010


The Talent Acquisition Coordinator plays a key role in acquiring the best talent for Community Living Australia through building strong networks within the disability sector and with other relevant external stakeholders.

The position will focus on networking closely within the industry to identify the right talent and engage regionally to promote and offer Community Living Australia as an employer of choice. 

Reporting to the Manager People & Culture your duties will include, but won’t be limited to:

  • Develop and implement a talent acquisition framework for Community Living Australia with a specific focus on regional engagement
  • Proactively collaborate and partner with relevant training/universities/education/industry providers to promote employment and traineeship opportunities within the organisation
  • Undertake data analysis and workforce planning to identify current and future talent needs across the organisation
  • Work with CLA regional teams to establish relationships within their communities that attract a talent pool and supports local employment
  • Seek opportunities in non-traditional markets to attract potential employees to the sector and organisation
  • Collaborate with Training & Recruitment to ensure that the acquisition process aligns and employees new to the industry are supported and retained
  • Promote and champion Community Living Australia as an employer of choice


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

  • Tertiary qualification in Human Resources or Business Discipline and/or 3-5 years’ experience in Recruitment/Disability Services Employment
  • DHS Disability Services Employment Screening 
  • Australia Class 1 Drivers Licence


To be considered for the position, you will be a self-starter with the ability to manage own workload and targets.  You will have excellent communication skills along with the ability to communicate and engage with the general public through to executive levels. You will have a strong understanding of candidate attraction platforms including job boards, social media and external sector stakeholders. 

All applicants must complete our Application for Employment Form by hitting “Apply Now” and submit by 5pm Monday 9th December 2019.  

For further information regarding the role, please contact: Nicole Smith (Manager People & Culture) on 8536 5859


Applications Close
10 December 2019
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