All positions at Community Living Australia require different types of qualification and experience as relevant to the role itself. You will find this information located in the 'Skills & Experience' section towards the end of each Position Description.
Specifically for the role of Support Worker we look for the following qualifications:
Simply go to the 'Work with Us' tab on this website, 'Employment', complete the online Application for Employment Form and submit.
All employees are required to obtain and maintain a DCSI Child Related Clearance, along with a current First Aid, CPR and Child Safe Environment Certificate (as relevant to their position). You will need to complete these checks and training prior to commencement of work and as they are due throughout your employment.
See our Employee Testimonials.
This is determined by the role you are appointed to. Some roles, such as support work are shift work roles and shift times range from early morning shifts, day shifts, afternoon shifts, and sleepover shifts. Shifts can also occur on weekdays, weekends and public holidays. This will be discussed with you as part of the selection process however being available for a wide variety of shifts will assist to maximise the hours available to you.
You will participate in our 'getting started' on-boarding process. This process is designed to give you the best opportunity for success in your new role. This will include completing our online training program and might include such things as completing 'shadow' shifts within the location where you are placed. You will receive orientation into location(s) and be mentored by your Team Leader and other experienced staff.
Community Living Australia provides career pathways for employees. Whenever possible, we support employees through enhanced training opportunities, in order to increase skills and provide opportunities for career development within the organisation. Opportunities to progress into higher roles from a Support Worker include:
We encourage all of our Support Workers to obtain a Certificate III in Individualised Support (Disability) to ensure we are providing best practices across our services. As a values-based organisation we aim to help you better your knowledge and skills by offering the following training and workshops:
We are proud to offer services for people with disabilities in regional South Australia with a focus on personalisation through Person Centred Active Support and Individualised Planning. Our client services include :
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We are a not for profit organisation that relies on the generosity of supporters to ensure that people with disabilities receive the care and support that they deserve.
For every dollar donated, we can deliver a greater range of services and opportunities to our clients. If you would like to know more about Community Living Australia or find out how you can sponsor a project, please contact Soula Dagas our Director of Client and Stakeholder Engagement.
We are a registered member of the NDS (National Disability Services)
We are proud to be a Gold Skilled Workplace for providing over 40% of our employees with Mental Health First Aid Training.
Community Living Australia endorses the Children's Charter of Rights.
At Community Living Australia we meet the Australian Service Excellence Standards.
We are a registered charity through the ACNC (Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission) and have been awarded the Charity Tick.