Employment

Community Living Australia's greatest asset is its team. Our passionate and professional people deliver outstanding service, every day, to support people with disability to live life how they want and achieve their goals.

This is an exciting time to be working at Community Living Australia with the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, with our approach being commitment to outstanding, responsive and innovative services and support.

Community Living Australia is growing and a number of opportunities often arise across our organisation for people who share our values to join us and make a real difference in people's lives for the better.

Community Living Australia is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.


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Support Workers

Team Leader

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Current Vacancies

Team Leader (0.9 FTE) South East

Level 3 Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Award

We are looking for a Team Leader who will lead a team of disability support workers to deliver quality/person centred/customer focussed outcomes in line with client expectations. Servicing the Mount Gambier region, you will be a key contact and relationship champion with individual clients and carers.

Reporting to the Regional Manager (South East), 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
  • Manage daily rosters including filling and amending shifts ensuring services and support of the clients is maintained
  • Participate in "On-Call" duties
  • 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 submit an online Job Application (see link below) addressing 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, please contact Helen Brennan Acting Regional Manager on 0429 173 940.

The closing date for applications is Monday 24th July 2017.


Support Workers - South East

Casual Vacancies Available

Level 2 Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Award

We are looking for enthusiastic and innovative Support Workers to join our team in the South East. 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
  • Class 1 Drivers Licence
  • 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.

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

For a confidential discussion, please contact People & Culture on 08 8536 5888.

 

 

 

 

 

Support Workers - Mount Barker (In-Home Support)

Casual Vacancies Available

Level 2 Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Award

We are looking for enthusiastic and innovative Support Workers to join our team in Mount Barker. 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
  • Class 1 Drivers Licence
  • 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.

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

For a confidential discussion, please contact Sue Stuart on 08 8536 5888.


Key Requirements When Applying

When applying for a vacant position, please consider the following:

All applicants must address the principal duties, and demonstrate qualifications and skills and experience as detailed in the relevant position description. They must also include the name and contact details of three current referees and provide a completed Job Application form, Resume and Cover Letter.

Please note that Job Application forms can also be collected from your nearest Community Living Australia Office.


Salary Packaging

Community Living Australia employees are eligible to salary package, which enables employees to significantly increase the value of their take home pay by gaining up to $15,900 tax free dollars per FBT year.

You can spend your salary packaging benefits on your everyday bills such as groceries, petrol, household bills, rent, mortgage payments, clothing or holidays etc.

Locations of Employment Opportunities:

Community Living Australia currently employs in the following locations;

  • Murray Bridge
  • Southern Metropolitan Adelaide
  • Strathalbyn
  • Goolwa
  • Victor Harbor
  • Adelaide Hills
  • Mount Barker
  • Renmark
  • Kangaroo Island
  • Millicent
  • Kingston

 

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