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 - Children's Respite Services (Murraylands)

Support Workers - Children's Respite Services 

Murraylands- Casual Vacancies Available

24/7 Support Required

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

We are looking for experienced and skilled Support Workers, who are available to provide support to our Children's Respite services.  The role will provide direct care support as well as encouraging independence and guidance in daily activities. 

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 Services Employment clearance
  • Obtain and maintain DHS Working with Children Check (previously 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)
  • Use of Private Vehicle required in some services
  • DCP Psychometric Screening or be willing to undertake

**Successful appointment will be subject to a cleared DCP Psychometric Screening. 

** Experience in working with Acquired Brain Injuries 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 activities of daily living.


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 


*Community Living Australia is currently offering successful new employees a retention payment as a guaranteed minimum wage for the first 2 months of employment whilst your increase your shifts within services.


Applications Close
01 February 2021
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Senior Service Development Consultant

Senior Service Development Consultant

  • Full Time Fixed Term Contract (12 months)
  • Level 5 – Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010
  • Mount Barker Location


The Service Development Consultant will provide day to day line management support to the Service Development Team to provide guidance, support, and direction in overseeing work allocation/distribution.

The role will review relevant service development practices and undertake client facing work as required.  


Based from our Mount Barker Office, your duties will include but won't be limited to:

  • Provide 1-1 line management and support for Service Development Consultants and Officers
  • Oversee work allocation and distribution and track timeliness of service
  • Act as a key contact point across the organisation with Client Services, Regional Managers and Coordinators, Business Services and on CLA projects
  • Maintain knowledge of NDIS and WHS requirements and keep team advised 
  • Ongoing review and improvement of Service Development work practices
  • Oversight of new and ongoing services for compliance with business rules and contracts
  • Track and report on service demand and capacity across all regions
  • Assist and support the delivery of SIL, acting as a source of knowledge 
  • Complete end of month reporting to the Director Client Services in a timely manner


You will have the ability to motivate, lead, manage and supervise staff, demonstrating initiative and problem solving skills to ensure the highest quality of service provision.  You will present with excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills as well as experience in engaging and maintaining long term partnerships with a range of services, programs and community representatives. 


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

  • Diploma in Disability, Community, Management, Social or Human Services
  • Obtain and maintain DHS Disability Services Employment clearance
  • Obtain and maintain DHS Working with Children Check
  • Obtain and maintain a Safe Environments for Children and Young People Certificate
  • Class 1 Drivers Licence


All applicants must complete our Application for Employment Form by hitting "Apply Now"

*Applications close 5:00pm, Monday 1 February 2021

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


Applications Close
01 February 2021
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Support Worker - High Care Support (Strathalbyn)

Support Workers - High Care Support

Strathalbyn - Casual Vacancies Available

24/7 Support Required

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

We are looking for experienced and skilled Support Workers, who are available to provide high care support to our clients in Strathalbyn.  The role will provide direct care support as well as encouraging independence and guidance in daily activities. 

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 Services Employment clearance
  • Obtain and maintain DHS Working with Children Check (previously 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)
  • Use of Private Vehicle required in some services

* Experience in working with medication, using transfer lifters, PEG's, Catheter, Oral Suction and undertaking personal care duties 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 activities of daily living.


All applicants must complete our Application for Employment Form by hitting "Apply Now"

For a confidential discussion regarding Support Worker positions, please contact Sue Stuart (Regional Manager) - 0407 363 599


*Community Living Australia is currently offering successful new employees a retention payment as a guaranteed minimum wage for the first 2 months of employment whilst your increase your shifts within services. 


Applications Close
21 January 2021
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Community Engage Program - Disability Support Workers

Community Engage Program- Support Workers (Mount Gambier) 

Casual Vacancies Available

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

Are you energetic, creative and enthusiastic about positively supporting people with disabilities within our local community? Do you have an eye for detail, great sense of humour and enjoy working in a team environment?

Come and join the journey of developing and delivering skill building and social programs to a wonderful group of clients who are keen to learn new things, love socialising and thrive on a positive and encouraging environment to grow meaningful relationships and gain self-confidence.

Community Living Australia’s Engage Program is a fun social adult group who are involved in activities within the community. The role will provide person centred active support to clients, maintain their wellbeing, explore opportunities and support their individual aims and goals. 

Growing in popularity since its inception in 2019, we are looking for additional team members with the following attributes:

  • Energetic from start to finish
  • Able to contribute ideas and deliver a social program for all abilities
  • Enthusiastic about working within a group
  • Passion about employment in the disability sector

Reporting to the Team Leader, your duties will include but won't be limited to:

  • 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
  • Daily tasks, activities and schedule to ensure a safe 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

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
  • Use of Private Vehicle required in some services

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 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 Cynthia Gerritsen (Regional Coordinator) on 0400 502 925

Community Living Australia has charitable status for Fringe Benefits Tax purposes and is therefore able to offer attractive taxation benefits through salary sacrifice.


Applications Close
12 January 2021
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Trainee Support Worker

Trainee Support Worker

Part-Time Fixed Term Contract (12 months)

Traineeship wage as relevant to candidate

Level 1 Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Award

Regional Location;

  • Adelaide Hills
  • Kangaroo Island


In 2021 Community Living Australia will be launching a Traineeship Support Worker Program.  We are looking for a motivated individual in each of our regions to undertake traineeship roles, whilst being supported to complete a Certificate III Individual Support (Disability).  

As a Trainee Support Worker you will develop skills and knowledge to assist clients with daily living skills and community inclusion and participation activities.  The role provides personal care and person centred active support to clients with a disability to maintain their wellbeing, explore opportunities and supports the aims and goals of the client.  

Based in our regional services and working under alongside our experienced Support Workers and a Team Leaders, your duties will include but won't be limited to:

  • Follow the daily tasks, activities and schedule to ensure a safe and comfortable living environment, maintaining appropriate physical and emotional support to clients at all times; (this may include joining them in gym workouts, the pool for aquatic activities, bike riding, etc.)
  • Provide support and services to clients with the Person Centred Active Support Model which promotes individuals living with a disability being engaged in their own lives
  • Partake in programs and activities that encompass the individual needs of clients to ensure the participation and development of individuals that provide opportunities to extend social and personal networks
  • Respect client choice and uphold the values of the organisation
  • Assist clients with their personal and health care and mobility needs by pushing wheelchairs, undertaking wheelchair transfers and use of hydraulic lifters and a range of other manual tasks
  • Assist in promoting and positive image of clients within the community
  • Be an effective role model for clients, e.g. maintaining high personal standards in respect of personal appearance, presentation and social behaviour


You will be able to work effectively as part of a team and follow instructions to work within established guidelines.  You will demonstrate high personal standards and encourage clients to participate in program and community based activities.  Strong written and verbal communication skills are required along with demonstrating professionalism and integrity.     


Minimum successful completion of Year 11 or Year 12.  
 Traineeship Requirements:

  • Australian Citizen
  • Have not undertaken a nationally recognised qualification in the last 7 years (not applicable to VET in schools qualification)


All applicants must complete our Application for Employment Form by hitting "Apply Now"


For further information regarding the role, please contact People & Culture on 8536 5888.



Applications Close
04 January 2021
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Support Workers - Fleurieu / South Coast

Support Workers - Fleurieu /South Coast
(Victor Harbor - Goolwa)

Casual Vacancies Available

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

We are looking for enthusiastic and innovative Support Workers, with flexibility to work in Accommodation, multiple short shifts (1-2hrs), in-Home Support and Social Support services, to join our team in the Fleurieu / South Coast 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 DHS Disability Services Employment clearance
  • Obtain and maintain DHS Working with Children Check (previously 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)
  • Use of Private Vehicle required when working in some services

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 Sue Stuart (Regional Manager) - 0407 363 599


*Community Living Australia is currently offering successful new employees a retention payment as a guaranteed minimum wage for the first 2 months of employment whilst your increase your shifts within services.  


Applications Close
31 December 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
  • Kangaroo Island
  • Southern Metro (Christies Beach)

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
  • Use of Private Vehicle required in some services

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

Hills/Fleurieu - Sue Stuart (Regional Manager) - 0407 363 599

Riverland - Narelle Lee (Regional Coordinator) - 0448 768 884

Murraylands - Molly Baulch (Regional Manager) - 0429 911 659

Kangaroo Island - Suzi Lines (Regional Coordinator) - 0417 892 149


*Community Living Australia is currently offering successful new employees a retention payment as a guaranteed minimum wage for the first 2 months of employment whilst your increase your shifts within services.  


Applications Close
31 December 2020
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Female Support Worker (South East) - 24/7 Service

Casual Vacancies Available 

Female Support Worker (South East - 24/7 Service)

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

We are looking for experienced Support Workers with 24/7 availability over a 7 day working week, to join our  team in the South East 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:

  • Assist clients with their personal health care and mobility needs
  • Social and Community support including shopping, running errands and attending appointments.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Use of Private Vehicle in some services

Will have morning, afternoon and active/passive night availability and flexibility for OnCall for the service, over a 7 day working week. 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, domestic duties and assist with social and community tasks.

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- Cynthia Gerritsen (Regional Coordinator) - 0400 502 925


*Community Living Australia is currently offering successful new employees a retention payment as a guaranteed minimum wage for the first 2 months of employment whilst your increase your shifts within services. 


Applications Close
24 December 2020
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Experienced Support Workers - South East

Casual Vacancies Available

Experienced Support Workers 

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

We are looking for experienced Support Workers who are available for a 24/7 rostered service within Accommodation, to join our team in the South East region. Up to 65 hours available each fortnight, with opportunity to secure an early PPT contract contract based on performance. You will have disability or aged care experience with the ability to enhance your training and skills in multiple areas of care.  

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
  • Manual Handling (Tafe or equivalent)
  • Australian Class 1 Drivers License is preferred
  • Use of Private Vehicle required in some services

Working effectively as part of a team on a 24/7 roster, you will have the ability to follow instructions but also work productively with limited supervision. Shift availability must include morning, afternoon, overnight and weekends work. 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- Cynthia Gerritsen (Regional Coordinator) - 0400 502 925


*Community Living Australia is currently offering successful new employees a retention payment as a guaranteed minimum wage for the first 2 months of employment whilst your increase your shifts within services. 


Applications Close
20 December 2020
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Female Support Workers (Blackwood) - In Home Support

Female Support Workers 

In Home Support (Blackwood)- Casual Vacancies Available

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

We are looking for experienced and skilled Support Workers, who are available to provide expert support to our clients in Blackwood. The role will provide direct care support as well as encouraging independence and guidance in daily activities. 

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 Services Employment clearance

    •    Obtain and maintain DHS Working with Children Check (previously 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)

    •    Use of Private Vehicle required in some services

Experience in working in the health & disability care sector, medication administration, manual handling and undertaking personal care duties is required. Willing to complete a variety of hours each week, including sleepovers and weekend work. 

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 activities of daily living.

All applicants must complete our Application for Employment Form by hitting "Apply Now" 

For a confidential discussion, please contact Lisa Rutter (Regional Coordinator) on 0428 918 693

*Community Living Australia is currently offering successful new employees a retention payment as a guaranteed minimum wage for the first 2 months of employment whilst your increase your shifts within services.


Applications Close
19 November 2020
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