Support Worker

  • : United Abilities
  • : 12-May-2020
  • : Adelaide SA 5000

Support Worker

Position Summary

Are you a passionate about making a difference in the lives of people with a disability? Maybe you are looking for a flexible workplace or your next career change. If so this is the perfect opportunity for you!


United Abilities is a new and exciting disability service provider in South Australia. We help children and adults living with disabilities reach their full potential. The number of individuals choosing United Abilities as their provider of choice is growing more and more each day – this is why we need you to join our team!


About the position:

We are currently seeking a flexible casual Support Worker to deliver services across the Adelaide area and surrounding Suburbs whose values align with ours, love exercise and sports and are passionate in providing the best possible service to people with a disability.  


United Abilities’ Support Workers work alongside our clients to assist them with all aspects of daily living, community access, social inclusion and support.


Essential Criteria:

  • An ability to use a computer and mobile phone to access work emails and web based applications e.g. submit case notes, check roster.

  • Strong understanding of professional boundaries in the context of disability services and an ability to maintain professional boundaries during service delivery.

  • Work in a manner which empowers and values people with a disability.

  • Understand the needs of vulnerable people and be able to use your own initiative.

  • An understanding of the benefits of exercise and sports for a happier life.

  • Hold a current Australian Drivers Licence and have access to a reliable car (covered by full comprehensive insurance).

  • Hold a current Provide First Aid Certificate.

  • Hold a National Police Clearance (obtained within the previous 3 years).

  • Hold a DCSI Working With Children (obtained within the previous 3 years).

  • Hold a DCSI Disability Related (obtained within the previous 3 years).


Desirable Criteria:

  • Minimum of Certificate 3 in Disability or equivalent



  • Competitive pay rate

  • Work within a dedicated and supportive environment

  • Help improve the quality of life to those you support

How to apply:

You must apply online through our website and fill out the online job application form to be considered for this position. To do this select ‘Apply for this position’ and follow the onscreen prompts.

Please note: Only applicants who are shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

United Abilities is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and encourages social and cultural diversity. We are also committed to maintaining a non-smoking environment.

Essential: An ability and willingness to participate and support people in a range of social and leisure activities.
Essential: An ability and willingness to work with people who may present staff with difficult and challenging situations.
Essential: An ability to use a computer to access emails and the internet.
Desirable: Relevant qualification in disability or individual support.
Essential: Currently hold or willing to obtain a Provide First Aid certificate HTLAID003 that is no older than 3 years.
Essential: Currently hold or willing to obtain a National Police Clearance Certificate and DCSI Working With Children that are no older than 3 years.


Job Location (Area or Region)
Job Type
Business Type
Home Care Provider
Job Title
Support Worker
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United Abilities
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Candidate Criteria
Has Car?
Has Police check?
Highest Education
Adelaide SA 5000
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