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About Your Role

Learn the 'ins and outs' of your role at Lighthouse Disability

Community Support Workers

What do Support Workers do?

While no two days are the same, there are range of duties that a Community Support Worker will routinely be required to do. This includes:

Personal Care - You will be required to provide some basic healthcare and domestic assistance. This may include support with our clients’ life skills like cooking, personal hygiene, mobility and exercise.
Community and Social Support - You will engage with our clients to achieve their life goals in the community.

What qualifications, experience and checks do I need?

For a Community Support Worker role you will require

  • Minimum Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015)
  • 1 year experience (placements or volunteering)
  • Current National Disability Insurance Scheme NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • Current and valid South Australian Driver’s Licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Willingness to work a 24/7 rotating roster.

How much will I get paid?

All Community Support Worker positions start at Level 2 of Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award.

Where are the roles based?

All of our houses are based in the North and North East of Adelaide. This includes houses in:

  • Andrews Farm
  • Broadview
  • Campbelltown
  • Clearview
  • Craigmore
  • Elizabeth East
  • Elizabeth Grove
  • Hectorville
  • Highbury
  • Holden Hill
  • Modbury Heights
  • Northfield
  • Para Hills West
  • Paradise
  • Parafield Gardens
  • Salisbury North
  • Salisbury
  • Stepney
  • Windsor Gardens

What's the best part about working as a Support Worker?

We asked our team what they like best about working as a Community Support Worker, here's what they said:

  • Variety - no two days are the same.
  • Work life balance - we have rostering opportunities across a 24 hour a day, 7 day a week roster.
  • Work close to home - we have houses spreadout across northern and eastern Adelaide, meaning there’s plenty of opportunities to work close to home.

“Let me commend the Lighthouse Disability staff for the exemplary work that they do and for how well they interact with the clients.”

Angela, External Provider

“Lighthouse Disability is a great place to work. It’s been clear since day one that the focus is always on the person that we are supporting.”

Nick, Staff Member

— Gill, Parent of a Client

“Lighthouse Disability is a positive organisation to be part of. They make my life easier.”

Gerry, Client