Job Vacancies

Case Worker/NDIS Support Coordinator (Runcorn)

Part-time 15.2 hours per week

Six month fixed term position

Kyabra Community Association Inc. is a community-based organisation that is committed to strengthening individual, family and community life.  We provide strengths-based, integrated responses to people in our community.

The Case Management and Coordination team provides case work support to a range of individuals, families and carers to support aspirations, growth and change within a strengths based approach. This may include support and advocacy through the systems which significantly impact on individual and family lives, such as; child protection; income support; housing; mental health and healthcare; disability; education and legal, parenting and early years.

This position involves both centre based and outreach functions involving coordinated work with a range of agency, community and staff resources.

We are looking for two case-workers to work in a six month fixed term position who demonstrate knowledge and/or experience in working in the community sector in assessment/case management in the area of NDIS Support Coordination. Applicants must have relevant university tertiary qualifications and experience in the Human Services field.

Salary and conditions are in accordance with Kyabra’s Enterprise Agreement 2012, Level 4.  We offer a family friendly work environment and a range of practice and professional development opportunities.

All applicants with an interest in working from client centred, strength-based frameworks, who can demonstrate a commitment to the principles of social justice are strongly encouraged to apply.  This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team in a progressive organisation that pursues best practice within a social justice framework.

To apply for this position, ciick this link which will take you to our online portal where you an upload your CV, cover letter and selection criteria.

Applications close at 9:00am, Monday 10th August.

Kyabra is an inclusive workplace and an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage people to apply regardless of age, class, gender, sexual orientation, cultural heritage, ability or disability, or past behaviour.

It is organisational policy that all employees are required to carry a positive notice blue card and consent to any personal or criminal history checks.


Support Workers

Casual position, $34.18 per hour

Kyabra Community Association Inc. is a community-based organisation that is committed to strengthening individual, family and community life. We are based in Runcorn and we are looking for workers who can support our clients who are primarily based on the south side of Brisbane. However, having the ability to work in any location in Brisbane, Logan, Ipswich and Redlands is highly valued and being available on a Wednesday and a Saturday would be an advantage.

We are seeking supportive, reliable, highly motivated Support Workers to work alongside community members who have a range of differing needs, including people with a disability, mental health concern and children in care.  You may be supporting an individual in their own home or on community outings. Multiple positions available for male and female workers.

About you:

  • Certificate III in Individual Support/ Disability Support (or equivalent) or experience and willing to enrol in a Certificate III (students studying in a relevant degree such as Human Services, Allied Health, Nursing, Exercise/Sports Science or Social Work will be considered).
  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence.
  • Roadworthy/registered vehicle and willingness to use to transport participants.
  • Blue Card and Yellow Card.
  • LCS2 -Working with Children in care (we can assist you to apply).
  • First Aid and CPR is mandatory prior to commencing work.
  • Completion of NDIS Worker Orientation Module is mandatory, prior to commencing work.
  • Must be available at least 20 hours per week minimum, evening and weekend availability.
  • You will be required to complete modules of online training prior to commencement, if successful.
  • If you have a passion but no prior experience please submit your resume for consideration and we can discuss training.

What we are seeking in our Support Workers:

  • Fantastic dedicated individuals committed to the best outcomes for the people they support.
  • Flexibility and the ability to work afternoons and weekends.
  • Ability to promote independence, choice and build capacity.
  • Commitment to social justice.
  • Experience in working with people with a disability particularly with complex situations/needs.
  • Willingness to provide assistance with personal care, light domestic duties and meal preparation.
  • Willingness to do two hour shifts.

Why work for Kyabra?

  • Above award wages (Kyabra Enterprise Agreement 2012 Level 2) - $34.18 per hour and penalty rates.
  • Family friendly work environment.
  • A range of practice and professional development opportunities.
  • Supportive team environment who are dedicated to providing quality support to participants.
  • Opportunity to progress to permanent part-time employment.
  • Flexible work hours.
  • A variety of interesting shifts where no day is the same.
  • Paid induction training and Team Meetings.
  • Potential to access salary sacrifice.

If you love being challenged and seek a personally fulfilling role in an organisation that makes a difference to the lives of others, then this may be the job for you.

To apply for this position, please click this link. The position closes at 5:00pm on Friday 7th August.

  • Only applications that address the selection criteria will be eligible for short-listing.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Kyabra is an inclusive workplace and an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage people to apply regardless of age, class, gender, sexual orientation, cultural heritage, ability or disability, or past behaviour.

It is organisational policy that all employees are required to carry a positive notice blue card and consent to any personal or criminal history checks.


Volunteer Opportunities

From time to time, Kyabra offers opportunities for volunteers to become involved in a number of our services. At the present time we have no volunteer opportunities within our offices in Runcorn.

Kyabra Early Years Place

At present we are accepting applications from people interested in volunteering at our Kyabra Early Years Place.

For more information, please email recruitment@kyabra.org or download an application form here.