Community Support Workers - Port Augusta

Hindmarsh, Australia

 Community Support Workers - Port Augusta

·         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.

As a leading disability service provider, Cara is committed to working alongside children and adults with disability to grow as individuals and live a life rich in opportunities. Our promise is ‘we find possible’.

Our work is guided by four key values – we make it personal, we are careful, we discover and create, and we are persistent.

Come and find possible with us!

About the roles:

·         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.

·         Career Rewarding, friendly work environment.

·         On the job paid training.


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

Please refer to the Position Description at our Careers page located at https://recruit.cara.org.au/jobs

How do I apply?

To submit an application, click APPLY now including a Resume and Cover letter.


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

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

The closing date for this role is Monday, 19 August 2019