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. 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 DCSI (Child Related) clearance
  • Obtain and maintain Senior First Aid and CPR certificate
  • Obtain and maintain Child Safe Environments 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.

All applicants must address the principal duties and demonstrate qualifications and experience as detailed in the position description. Please also include the name and contact details of three current referees.

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

South East (Mount Gambier) - Sue Stuart (Regional Manager) - 08 8536 5888

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
29 November 2019
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Director - Client Services

  • Key leadership role in a values-driven organisation
  • Fantastic opportunity to drive the Client Services function
  • Full time permanent opportunity based in the beautiful Adelaide Hills and travelling regionally

Utilise your extensive experience in leading and developing client services teams and have a positive impact on the community. 

Reporting to the Chief Executive and as a member of the Senior Executive Team; the Director Client Services is an integral part of the business responsible for the overall direction of programs and services, offering a quality, person-centered experience to CLA clients. 

This newly created role offers the opportunity to lead, develop and manage the Client Services team to fulfil the organisations strategic and business objectives. Possessing business acumen and strong management skills, you will have an understanding of the ‘for purpose’ sector and be motivated to drive best practice service delivery and sound commercial outcomes. 


Key responsibilities:

  • Provide advice and overall direction of the organisation’s service delivery including industry representation and development of resources and processes 
  • Actively participate in strategic planning and organisational decision making as a member of the Senior Executive Team
  • Maintain strong industry and sector networks and identify collaborative opportunities to enhance service delivery
  • Monitor changes in legislation and public policy that have strategic impact on the organisation 
  • Build and maintain accurate reporting and data analytics to support the ongoing development and enhancement of staff and client software 
  • Motivate and support Managers in the achievement of sustainable client outcomes within budget parameters and business rules
  • Provide ongoing coaching and leadership across client services to support the transforming NDIS environment within the business
  • Build and maintain diverse and high performing teams that are accountable for good business practice and quality driven services

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Extensive experience in a Senior Management or Executive level role 
  • Working knowledge of the Disability and NGO sectors
  • Proven ability to manage, supervise and provide leadership to direct reports
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams through organisational change
  • Significant business acumen and financial management skills to ensure sound decisions are made and impacts/risks are anticipated and mitigated
  • High level written and verbal communications skills and the ability to work across the business in a clear and collaborative manner 
  • Tertiary or post graduate qualifications in management, business, human services or social sciences or equivalent skills, Knowledge and years of experience is highly advantageous 
  • Positive, proactive and goal-focused

For more information please contact Hayley Williger or Jodi Walton on 08 7071 7273

Please note – all applicant resumes must be submitted in Word format only. 

With respect, no recruitment agencies please.


Applications Close
08 July 2019
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Support Workers - Murraylands

Availability for Afternoon, Sleepover and Active Night shifts preferred

Casual Vacancies Available within: Accommodation, In-Home Support and Social Services

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

We are looking for enthusiastic and innovative Support Workers, who are available for a variety of shifts within Accommodation, In-Home Support and Social Support services, to join our team in the Murraylands region. 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:

  • 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 DCSI (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)

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.


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



Applications Close
08 July 2019
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Support Worker - South East

Casual Employment: Level 2 – Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010

Location: South East 

We are looking for enthusiastic and innovative Support Workers to join our South East Team. 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 DCSI (Child Related) clearance
  • Obtain and maintain Senior First Aid and CPR certificate
  • Obtain and maintain Safe Environments for Children & Young People certificate
  • 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 online application for employment form. Please also include the name and contact details of three current referees with your Resume.

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

South East - Cynthia Gerritsen (Regional Coordinator) - 08 8536 5888


Applications Close
29 June 2019
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Regional Rostering Officer - Fleurieu/Metro Region

We are looking for a motivated Rostering Officer to support our Fleurieu/Southern Metro Team. The role will provide flexible and responsive allocation of rosters to meet client's needs along with creating and managing roster templates.

Reporting to the Regional Manager, your duties will include but won't be limited to:

  • In collaboration with Team Leaders and Scheduling Officers, create and manage roster templates to ensure clients and support workers have rosters four weeks in advance of service delivery 

  • Ensure rosters comply with Award provisions and there is fair distribution of available shifts  

  • Ensure that vacant shifts are filled in a timely manner and in such a way as to ensure minimum disruption to clients 

  • Respond to and appropriately manage employee queries in regards to their leave requests 

The successful candidate will have proven experience in working with rostering systems and a working knowledge the Fair Work Act and Modern Awards.  Excellent verbal communication skills are essential, as is the ability to manage own workload and prioritise tasks accordingly.
You will have previous experience working with rostering software packages (preferably Time Target) and the skills in interpreting SA Government and/or NDIS service contracts and agreements. You will be able to demonstrate a willingness to engage with other staff and the ability to train and support others.

*If recruited you will work at our Christies Beach based office. 

All applicants must address the principal duties and demonstrate qualifications and experience as detailed in the position description and complete an Application for Employment Form.  Please also include the name and contact details of three current referees.

Applications can be forwarded by email to people@claust.com.au

Applications close COB Thursday 27th June 2019

For a confidential discussion please contact Paula Roberts (Regional Manager) on 8536 5888.


Applications Close
27 June 2019
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Team Leader - Southern Metro

Level 3, Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Award

Full-Time or Part-Time Employment Available 

Our Southern Metro Region is now seeking to recruit a motivated person to the position of Team Leader. This Team Leader will oversee a range of services including Day Options, Accommodation and Individual/In Home Support.

We are looking for a motivated leader who will empower a team of disability support workers to deliver quality/person centered/customer focussed outcomes in line with client expectations. Based in the Southern Metro region you will be a key contact and relationship champion with individual clients and carers.


Reporting to the Regional Manager 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 behavioral 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.


For a confidential discussion, please contact Paula Roberts (Regional Manager) on 0428 204 133.



Applications Close
17 June 2019
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Support Workers - Adelaide Hills/Strathalbyn

Casual Employment: Level 2 – Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010

Location: Adelaide Hills/Strathalbyn 

We are looking for enthusiastic and innovative Support Workers to join our Hills/Strathalbyn Team. 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 DCSI (Child Related) clearance
  • Obtain and maintain Senior First Aid and CPR certificate
  • Obtain and maintain Safe Environments for Children & Young People certificate
  • 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 online application for employment form. Please also include the name and contact details of three current referees with your Resume.

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

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


Applications Close
30 May 2019
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