Are you Caringa’s next Disability Support Worker? 

Across the Coffs Coast and Clarence Valley, Caringa supports the experience and enjoyment of ‘A Complete Life’.

Due to demand for our services we have permanent, part-time and casual positions available across the entire Coffs Clarence Coast region.

Caringa is proud to have above industry standards for permanency rates, with abundant hours and a dedicated Workforce Planning Coordinator and team on site, so that you can future plan your work-life balance, family commitments and ensure that you live a Complete Life alongside our clients.

The positions are based across the entire region; encompassing Bundjalung, Gumbaynggirr and Yaegl Countries; from Upper Orara to Lower Southgate, across the Coffs beaches, to the Clarence River, the islands, lakes, hinterland, bush, coast or anywhere in between, if you love living in the Coffs Clarence region, we’d love to hear from you!

Caringa is excited by the future. Most importantly, Caringa is excited by your future.

Caringa Australia is on the lookout for values aligned individuals to join our team as Disability Support Workers. That means people just like YOU. Individuals with lived experiences in disability, health, family care, education or community.

At Caringa, we believe that diversity strengthens our team and enriches the care we provide to our clients. As we continue to expand our services, we are actively seeking compassionate and dedicated Support Workers from a variety of backgrounds to join our team. Whether you have experience in healthcare, social work, education, or any other field, if you possess a genuine desire to make a positive difference in the lives of others, we want to hear from you.

Caringa welcomes individuals from all walks of life, including those who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, persons with disabilities, individuals from culturally diverse backgrounds, gender-diverse individuals, and young people between the ages of 18-24. Whether you have personal experience navigating the NDIS program to support a family member, have recently relocated to the Coffs and Clarence areas, or have been a long-term resident, your unique background and perspective are valued here.

As an organisation committed to promoting inclusion and driving effective social change, we recognise the importance of partnering with our community to ensure that all our clients experience acceptance, empowerment, and inclusion. By embracing diversity and fostering an environment where everyone feels valued and respected, we can create meaningful change and improve the lives of those we serve.

Join our vibrant community to discover a career that celebrates your uniqueness.

Diverse Perspectives: Your unique background and experiences are valued and celebrated at Caringa. To deliver the best support to our clients we want a workforce that reflects the diversity of our community. The more diverse and inclusive our Caringa Community is, the more unique perspectives and bright ideas we share and experience.

Inclusive Culture: Experience the warmth and support of a diverse team where everyone is welcomed and respected, with accessibility and inclusion at the front of everything we do. Everyone is their authentic self at work at Caringa and we work together as a team.

Regular Hours: Above industry standards for permanency rates, with abundant hours available and a dedicated Rosters and People & Culture Team on site so that you can future plan your work-life balance, family commitments and ensure that you live a Complete Life alongside out clients.

Making a Difference: Be part of a team that’s dedicated to creating a positive impact in the lives of people with disabilities and their families.

Tailored Training: We’ll match your life skills to qualifications and provide on-the-job paid training to help you thrive. 

Did you know that Caringa is a locally created, community based, not for profit, disability service provider.

We employ locals to support our local community.

A trusted provider of NDIS supports, Caringa was created BY the community, FOR the community.

Essential Criteria: There are some mandatory requirements that you will need and/or be willing to gain as a part of the recruitment process to become a Disability Support Worker.

  • Current Valid Driver’s License
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Working with Children’s Check
  • NDIS Workers Screening Check

We know that a diverse community and a skilled team brings many things to our table. If you do not have any related formal qualifications (ie; Certificate III in Individual Support); a willingness and commitment to complete these requirements is essential. 

Caringa would still encourage you to submit an expression of interest if you are still in the process or are yet to complete these mandatory requirements so that we can chat further!

Please submit your expression of interest online HERE

Alternatively, send in an introductory letter and resume, detailing your qualifications, life experience and why you’d love to work with Caringa to:

Our Recruitment Project Officer Cate Murphy is always happy to chat to you on 02-66409300 

At Caringa, we’re more than just a workplace, we’re a community dedicated to supporting one another and creating a complete life for all.

Caringa are currently hosting rolling interviews & induction training.

Interviews & introductions are scheduled as expressions of interest as they are received, so don’t hesitate and reach out to Cate today!

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