Community Access Worker

Casual Positions Available across Gippsland (Latrobe Valley, Baw Baw, Bass Coast, East Gippsland and Wellington Shire)

Date Posted: January 8, 2021

Job Type – Casual (Positions available across Gippsland)

Job Ad Number – 11111

Location – Latrobe Valley, Baw Baw, Bass Coast, East Gippsland and Wellington Shire

Applications Close – Friday 29th of January COB.

Work for a more inclusive community, empower people with a disability – join Interchange Gippsland’s team!

Are you interested in using your qualifications and skills to support people with a disability to achieve their goals?

Interchange Gippsland provides a range of different support services to meet the needs of participants and their families.

The purpose of the Community Access Worker role is to support participants to work towards achieving their self-determined, care plan goals, promoting independence, empowerment and choice through person-centred practice. Community Access Workers will promote and encourage participants to engage with the broader community and enhance opportunities to have access to new experiences, opportunities to discover their strengths and options to take on new interests. Community Access Workers are responsible for the day to day running of groups and/or individual activities for people with disabilities.

Suitable candidates will be available for occasional weekend and after hours shifts.

Why Join Us?

  • Rewarding position
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Professional practice supervision
  • Support of experienced coordination and administration teams
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and more!

Our Community Access Workers are driven by the organisation’s values-based approach to provide quality services to participants and their families. Someone undertaking this role must possess effective communication skills, leadership skills, the ability to work within a team, critical problem solving skills and interpersonal skills. If this sounds like you, apply now!

Mandatory Requirements

  • Cert III or IV in Disability Services, Individualised Care or similar
  • Current Level II first aid certificate
  • Current CPR certificate
  • Drivers Licence
  • Working with Childrens Check
  • Applicants must be willing to undergo further screening (reference checks, CrimCheck and Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWES) check)
  • 20 hours minimum availability per fortnight

These are casual positions with the opportunity to progress to permanent part-time employment.

Please download the application form by clicking the link at the bottom of the page. You are required to submit the completed application form, click ‘Apply Now’ and ensure that you select position title ‘Community Access Worker’.

Further information can be obtained in the position description below. If you have any further queries, contact our Training and Recruitment Officer on 1300 736 765 or email