Community Services

Example Job Adverts

Please find below some recent job advertisements sourced by the Careers and Employer Liaison Centre (CELC). 

It should be noted that this is not an exhaustive list, but is merely meant to demonstrate the employment opportunities available to graduates of this discipline.

SYC, Specialised Residential Care Worker

SYC is a community organisation centred on employment, training and youth services.  With a core purpose to positively affect the lives of young people in Australia, each year SYC helps more than 40,000 people of all ages in the areas of Home, Wellbeing, Learning and Working.

The Specialist Residential Care team will provide young people with a sense of family, around the clock care and support to heal, positively connect with others and rebuild their lives.

The successful applicants will be:

  • Passionate about supporting young people who have experienced difficult life events
  • Well suited to providing role modelling, support, home management and supervision to young people in a home like environment
  • Looking for a job that is rewarding, both personally and workwise.

The successful applicants will receive:

  • A high level of support provided by a team of professionals based at HYPA  Adelaide
  • Regular specialised training, clinical supervision and debriefing
  • An opportunity to implement a highly therapeutic, specialised program that has been shown to be effective.

The successful applicants will hold minimum Certificate III level qualification in a related field. 

Hutt Street Centre, Employment Officer

Hutt St Centre is a place of hope and opportunity, helping people who are facing homelessness to rebuild their lives with care and without judgement.  Hutt St Centre was founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1954 and is a highly respected and innovative service providing essential and professional services. About the role:
The Employment Officer role in our Education & Training Team will assist homeless and vulnerable adults accessing Hutt St Centre (HSC) to break the cycle of homelessness by developing & implementing employment pathway plans to support clients into ongoing employment.
Applicants will demonstrate a working knowledge of the homelessness sector and have an enthusiasm for improving the wellbeing of homeless and vulnerable adults as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team.
Reporting to the Education & Training Manager, this position is responsible for the provision of comprehensive and professional employment services to homeless and vulnerable adults presenting to Hutt St Centre.

We are looking for someone with:
  • Experience working with marginalised and vulnerable people, particularly in offering employment services
  • Ability to develop flexible, responsive and creative opportunities for clients experiencing crisis
  • A relevant qualification in Community Services, Human Services, Public or Primary Health Care or Social Policy or experience developing and delivering employment programs
  • Ability to work under pressure as part of a larger team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications in particular Excel and Word, and an understanding of database applications
  • A current full Australian driver's license.

Neami National Limited, Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker Crisis Respite

A range of Full Time, Part Time, Temporary and Casual positions available throughout Adelaide metro.

Morning, afternoon, evening and overnight shifts available Neami National is a community-based recovery and rehabilitation service supporting people living with mental illness and psychiatric disability to improve their health, live independently and pursue a life based on their own strengths, values and goals.
The Crisis Respite services offers residential and home-based crisis support 24 hours a day, 7 days per week for people who have deteriorating mental health due to social stressors or personal crisis. The residential service will offer 24 beds across the three LHN regions (8 beds per region) for up to 7 days, so people can get support in a safe and supportive environment.
Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers provide a safe and welcoming space for rest and relief; & to enable individuals to regain a sense of wellbeing. The Support Worker assists individuals to reconnect with their natural relationships and social networks; identify issues & develop a plan to address integral to the development of the crisis. Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers at Neami National work within a coaching and collaborative team approach.
The values, skills, attributes and commitment of our staff are key to our success and reputation as a national mental health service that provides high quality support services to people living with a mental illness.

We are strongly committed to further developing and diversifying our work force as part of our strategic directions. We celebrate multidisciplinary teams and value the rich skills and experiences brought by applicants from a range of sectors and professional backgrounds. Further depth is brought by those from diverse cultural backgrounds, Aboriginal staff, and those with lived experiences of mental illness and recovery, all of whom are strongly encouraged to apply for any roles that match their skills and interest.
To be successful you will have a high level of energy, enthusiasm and flexibility, along with a commitment to team work.  You will have a demonstrated ability to work effectively while managing a range of tasks and the skills to organise and prioritise tasks on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.