Community Support Workers

Hindmarsh, Australia

 Community Support Workers


·         Permanent and casual positions available


·         Flexibility and work/life balance

·        Competitive remuneration plus salary packaging benefits


About us

At Cara we have a long and proud history of over 60 years, we are a growing South Australian disability organisation with almost 1,000 employees supporting over 750 customers in respite, accommodation and Home Community Support.

We embrace the value of finding possible through making things personal, creating opportunity, exercising care, investing our resources and maintaining perseverance.


At Cara We Find Possible!



About the roles:

·         Positions currently available across the Adelaide metropolitan region covering all areas, Southern, Western, Northern and North Eastern.

·         Providing care to our customers including children and adults both in accommodation and respite services, in a supportive and safe   environment

·         Experience in high and complex behaviours as well as manual handling is desirable

·         Promoting the dignity and positive image of customers within the community

·         Facilitating customer communication and enhancing their choice and decision making processes

·         Assisting customers in all aspects of personal care

·         Providing community inclusion and networking opportunities for customer and supporting customer’s leisure activities

·         Flexible work hours including weekend shifts


Skills and experience:

·         Knowledge of person centred thinking practice

·         Good level of IT skills

·         Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) or equivalent

·         Current SA Driver’s Licence

·         Current DCSI Child Related Employment Screening

·         Current Provide First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003)



·         Supportive work environment, strong focus on offering flexibility where possible

·         Career opportunities in a growing organisation focussing on our people

·         Rewarding, friendly work environment

·         On the job paid training



                        Please see the video for more information about Cara and our roles!

Please click here to download the Position Description 

How do I apply?

To make an application online, click APPLY now addressing Cara’s criteria in the Position Description including a Cover Letter and Resume.

You can follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/2880209/life/

For enquiries please contact the Cara Recruitment Team on (08) 8347 4588

We will be conducting group Assessment Centres for these positions in mid May 2019

The closing date for this role is Sunday, 12 May 2019