At My Ability Australia you can be part of a community that supports people living with a disability to live a life in whichever way they choose.
My Ability Australia provides various therapeutic supports and services to people with disabilities living in South Australia. Our aim is to deliver safe, equitable and people-centred disability services in response to our communities’ needs and the NDIS guidelines.
Our culture is centred on those living with a disability, their families and each other by being inclusive, engaging, courageous, curious, open and accountable.
People who work at My Ability Australia bring with them a vast variety of experiences that enrich our culture and expertise, but most importantly, many of our team want to work with us because they too have a lived experience connection with a disability.
My Ability Australia is continuously on the look-out for quality people to work with us.
If our values and mission resonate with you and you would love to join us, please get in touch.
CURRENT JOB LISTINGS (click on the position title for full details)
Support Staff for SIL & Community Homes
On-the-job training provided!
COVID-19 Essential Employment!
My Ability Australia is committed to a continuous pathway of improvement and will always endeavour to strive towards best industry practices and progression in all aspects of the organisation.
At My Ability Australia, we take pride in being an organisation who are involved with the NDIS who have Lived Experience.
We are now seeking multiple Personal Trainers to become SIL Home and/or Community Support Staff to provide quality support and care to our continuously growing number of clients.
What we can do for you:
In addition to your pay, you will have the option to Salary Package up to $15,899 for general living expenses plus $2,650 for dining and accommodation per Fringe Benefit Tax year. You will also have access to novated vehicle leasing (including running costs) and salary package work-related electronic devices, saving more of your pre-tax dollars.
We can provide you with ongoing secure employment within a vibrant and encouraging environment and an attractive remuneration. You will have access to learning and development opportunities, flexibility and wellbeing for work-life balance, as well as an active workplace social culture.
If you have a copy of the following essential criteria with your application, you will be favoured:
- A passion for helping people with their health, fitness and well-being
- Outgoing, engaging, enthusiastic and caring personality
- Team player, leader, strong communication and open to continuing to learn new idea’s and skills
- Cert III or Cert IV qualified (or working towards)
- Ability to build relationships fast
- First Aid (3 years from issue date)
- CPR (1 year from issue date)
- NDIS Worker Clearance Check or DCSI Disability Screening (3 years from issue date) (or receipt of application)
- Working with Children Check (5 years from issue date) (or receipt of application)
- Police Check (within 6 months)
- Right to Work in Australia
- COVID-19 Vaccination Status Certification
You are adaptable and resilient, have a positive and person-centred approach, qualified and motivated with experience in supporting participants with challenging behaviours. You will aid with all aspects of daily living in supported accommodation including meals, prompting of personal care, domestic duties, social and community participation and varying skill development activities.
This is a hands-on role, suitable for active individuals. Above all else, we seek team members who strive to develop genuine relationships with not only the people they support but also other staff members.
- Experience with working with people with complex behaviours is highly recommended including Autism & Mental Health Comorbidities.
- Availability to work a various range of shifts.
If you want to be involved and are seeking a new challenge in a supportive and inspirational environment, please apply via SEEK by clicking on the APPLY button below. Please provide a covering letter, including your responses to the above criteria and your current resume.
Due to the large number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
For further information, please contact our HR Department on 7077 4200 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
How to apply for a vacancy at My Ability Australia
Your application should consist of two things:
1. A covering letter clearly addressing how you meet each of the selection criteria. It may be useful to include examples of how your past experience or qualifications will assist you in being successful within the role.
2. A resume outlining your work experience, a summary of your educational background and any professional development, together with your daytime telephone number.
If you require further information about the position or salary, please contact our HR department at email@example.com
Review of applications:
All applications will be carefully considered for shortlisting to interview within 2 weeks of the application.
The selection process at My Ability Australia is based on how well each candidate meets the advertised selection criteria, the background of each applicant and how each best fits within our culture and values.
All shortlisted applicants will be contacted by phone and may be asked a similar set of questions which are derived from the selection criteria. Selection for interview will be based on the written application and responses to questions during the phone interview.
If the phone interview is successful, the applicant will be invited to a face-to-face interview where they will meet the clinical team lead. The team lead will discuss with HR whether the applicant will be successful and offered the position.
We will require two satisfactory reference checks and will provide you with a set of questions to provide to your elected referees. If possible, please ensure your referees have worked with you previously in a supervisory position or in management. The recruitment process will only continue upon the receipt of two satisfactory reference checks.
The successful applicant will be notified and offered an employment contract pending the required clearances and certifications, which are outlined in the original job advertisement, first and second interviews and at the offer of employment.
Applicants who are prompt with providing these required clearances and certifications will be considered favourably.
If at any time during the recruitment process it becomes evident that an applicant is not suitable, they will be advised.
On behalf of all of us here at My Ability Australia, we thank you for your interest and wish you every success in your application.
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact HR at: firstname.lastname@example.org