Job Vacancies

Case Worker Caloundra

Full-time permanent position

Kyabra Community Association Inc. provides strengths based integrated responses to people in our community. Service work involves partnership with individuals and families to identify goals, develop strategies and evaluate outcomes. 

This may involve a range of activities/functions including:  Assessment, Advocacy, Interpersonal Support Work, Co-ordination, Case Management, Community Development and other such responses that facilitate the achievement of specified goals.

The Case Worker will work as part of our KEIHS Team: Keys to Early Intervention Homelessness Service, (based in Caloundra), an early intervention case management program working with individuals and families to support at-risk tenancies within the communities where KEIHS is co-located with host agencies.

Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award, Level 4 ($72,361-$77,854 per annum).  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 and a progressive organisation that pursues best practice within a social justice framework.

A Bachelor Degree in Social Work/Human Services or similar is an essential requirement for this role.

Applications close at 9:00am, Monday 12th April 2021. To apply for this role, click on this link.

Your application must include a covering letter, your CV and you are required to answer the questions in the link.

  • Only applications that address the selection criteria questions within the link will be considered for short-listing.
  • Only applicants that are short-listed 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.


Case Worker Nambour

Full-time permanent position

Kyabra Community Association Inc. is a strengths based organisation that provides integrated responses to people in our community. We work with individuals and families with sometimes complex issues which may include support and advocacy through the systems which significantly impact on individual and family lives, such as; domestic violence; child protection; income support; housing; mental health and healthcare; disability; education and legal. 

This role covers case-work support to individuals and families in our supported accommodation housing, our domestic and family violence shelter and mobile support service. The focus will be on support aspirations, growth and change within a strengths based approach and in relation to securing longer term affordable and appropriate housing.

Experience in housing and homelessness and domestic and family violence is essential for this role. Knowledge of client management systems, QHIP and/or other databases are highly desirable.

This position requires participation in an on-call roster.

Salary and conditions are in accordance with Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 4 ($72,361 - $77,854).  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 and a progressive organisation that pursues best practice within a social justice framework.

A Bachelor Degree in Social Work/Human Services or similar is an essential requirement for this role.

Applications close at 9:00am Monday 12th April 2021. To apply for this role, click on this link.

Your application must include a covering letter, your CV and answers to the selection criteria questions within the link.

Only applications that address the selection criteria will be considered for short-listing.

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.


Casual Support Worker - Springfield

Casual position, level 2, $35.51 per hour

Kyabra Community Association Inc. is a community-based organisation that is committed to strengthening individual, family and community life.

We are currently seeking a supportive, reliable, creative and dedicated male support worker to support a gentleman in a one-on-one capacity based in Springfield. The shifts would be on Monday 12.30pm–4.30pm and Saturday 12.30pm–5pm, plus backup as required, for in-home/personal care and community support. Experience with positive behaviour support and epilepsy training is essential. It is a requirement of the role that you are available for these shifts and up to a minimum of 20 hours per week.

Additional shifts will be available at Sunnybank Hills with a young man who has high support needs.

Other shifts with Kyabra may be available to work alongside community members who have a range of differing needs, including people with a disability, mental health and children in care.

Essential Requirements:

  • Certificate III in Individual Support/ Disability Support (students studying in a relevant degree such as Human Services, Allied Health, Nursing, Exercise/Sports Science or Social Work may be considered).
  • Positive Behaviour Support and Epilepsy training.
  • Completed the NDIS Worker Orientation Module.
  • Current Australian Driver’s License.
  • Roadworthy/registered vehicle and willingness to use to transport participants.
  • Blue Card and Yellow Card/NDIS Worker Screening Clearance (we can assist you to apply).
  • LCS2 -Working with Children in care (we can assist you to apply).
  • First Aid and CPR is mandatory prior to commencing work.

What we are seeking in our Support Workers:

  • Dedicated and caring individuals committed to the best outcomes for the people they support.
  • Flexibility and the ability to work afternoons and weekends.
  • Ability to promote independence and choice.
  • 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.
  • Experience working with people with complex behaviour.

Why work for Kyabra?

  • Above award wages $35.51 per hour.
  • Family friendly work environment.
  • A range of practice and professional development opportunities.
  • Supportive team environment.
  • 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 – induction is paid at the end of your probation period.
  • 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.

  • Only applicants that are successful to short-listing stage 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.