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disAbility Living

A Person-Centred Workforce

At disAbility Living our people are our best asset and we are truly committed, through a set of actions rather than words, to looking after the well-being of our employees. 
Our fantastic CREDIT culture supports the inclusive and empowering nature of our organisation and we are committed to supporting an individual's 'Choices For Living'. disAbility Living offers a flexible, family friendly, close-knit working environment which creates 'a great place for great people to do great things'. Our organisation exists to support people with disabilities to live independent lives, and this is always at the core of our service delivery.

We are big on supporting, developing and rewarding our people. 

Current Vacancies

Team Leader x 2

Are you seeking?

  • An opportunity to work in an organisation committed to excellence?
  • An opportunity to work in a family friendly, supportive team driven by strong values ?
  • To be part of an organisation committed to a positive client experience 
  • Flexible working arrangements over a 7 day roster?

Who are we?

disAbility Living Inc. was established in 1984 to provide long term community accommodation and lifestyle support for young adults with disabilities. Our services have grown over time to include short term accommodation respite, transition accommodation, in-home support and community based social inclusion programs for children and adults, together with a range of professional services provided by our specialist Developmental Educator Support team.

Today, our mission is to foster an inclusive community that supports people to make real choices about how they want their lives to be. We are committed to always putting people at the centre of everything we do, expanding horizons for our clients, our staff and our organisation in support of our vision - Choices for Living.

What will you do?

You will lead a team of support workers to deliver physical and lifestyle support services to clients within an accommodation context. You will be responsible for the coordination, development and quality of service delivery with specific responsibility for the people, physical and financial resources required to provide a high quality service to our clients.

A key focus of the role is to  support and motivate your team ensuring they are trained and motivated  to provide the highest level of client care and support. Additional duties include internal reports, time sheet approvals, client records management and other operational and administrative tasks required for the efficient delivery of our services.

Who are you and what will you bring?

To be successful in this role you will: 

  • Have experience and skills as a Community Service delivery leader
  • Model quality practice and compliance during service delivery
  • Have knowledge /experience of in-home support services
  • Knowledge of the National Disability Insurance (NDIS) framework
  • Have excellent problem solving capability and attention to detail
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Have a Cert IV in Disability or other relevant education
  • Have demonstrated experience leading and managing teams

What's in it for you?

This is a great opportunity to join a family friendly, supportive and close-knit working environment driven by strong values. You will be contributing to a team focused on having a positive impact on the lives of our clients.

Employment is dependent upon obtaining a DHS Disability Screening and a Working With Children (WWCC). You must have the right to work in Australia, and the ability to travel independently across disAbility Living sites.   

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact People & Culture on 08 8132 5400 or via email hr@disabilityliving.org.au

Applications open until close of business 16 May 2021.

Position description:

Team Leader Team Leader (511 KB)

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Community Support/Inclusion Workers

apply via the Expression of Interest section below. 

Expressions of Interest

Expressions of Interest are welcomed from dedicated professionals who align well with our organisation's values.We have ongoing positions for the following roles:

Community Support Workers - provide personal, social and domestic care and daily living support for adults to help them build daily living skills, social connections, community participation and to achieve personal and life goals.
Click here to express your interest in ongoing Community Support Worker opportunities.

Child Support Workers - provide personal, social, and domestic care and daily living support for children and adolescents (5-18 years) to help them build friendships, learn life skills, achieve personal goals and have fun.
Click here to express your interest in ongoing Child Support Worker opportunities.

Community Inclusion Workers - support young people and adults to build social and community participation and independence, either individually or as part of a small group.
Click here to express your interest in ongoing Community Inclusion Worker roles.

Student Placements

disAbility Living Inc offers student placements to those currently completing a Cert III in Individual Support. We love helping to train up the future disability sector workforce, and we often find that our skilled and motivated students go on to work with us. Student placements may include hands on work at disAbility Living Inc's residential or respite accommodation sites. Please contact your RTO if you are interested in a student placement with disAbility Living.


'Volunteering is time willingly given for the common good and without financial gain'

Volunteering can be short or long term, one-off or sporadic.  Sometimes people 'fall into' their volunteering, and sometimes you may have caused you are passionate about, a skill you wish to share, or someone who asks you to become involved.

Whatever your passion or your reason for volunteering, we can find a volunteering role that is right for you.

Our volunteers and staff are the beating heart of disAbility Living and their professionalism, energy, passion, and knowledge ensures we deliver services to the highest standards.

disAbility Living recognises the value that volunteers bring to its activities, programs and services and seek to provide a rewarding and enjoyable personal experience for all of those volunteering their time with us.

Volunteer Position Description - click here

disAbility Living Volunteer Handbook - click here

Volunteering in the Disabilitry Sector short video - click here

If you would like to express your interest in volunteering at disAbility Living please email our volunteer team at volunteering@disabilityliving.org.au

or click on the below link to apply to become a volunteer.

Apply - click here

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What people are saying

True respite for the whole family, we are finally relaxed. We have gained a sense of normality. This is a very proactive service, with passion around learning and development. We like the way you follow the child's lead, you know that different people need different things. We have gained confidence and comfort that the boys are in good hands.

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