DISABILITY SUPPORT WORKERS Crafted Independent Living Ltd


We are currently seeking Disability Support Workers and Mentors for various casual positions on the Sunshine Coast. 


$38.08 to $70.67 per hour (Gross) 

Salary packaging up to $15,900 per year to maximise take home pay




SUPPORT WORKERS -TINBEERWAH (near Noosa). Specific role for mature female support workers to assist with in-home support and community participation. Some personal care supervision and prompting will be required. Must like puzzles, jigsaws and getting out in the community. 10 hours per day during the week and 8.5 hour & 4 hour weekend shifts available.  


MENTOR POSITION – TEWANTIN : Specific role for experienced, male mentor/support workers to support a young man with independent living. Casual weekend hours available. (more info on the role of a Mentor below).


SUPPORT WORKER – COOTHARABA : Specific role for a confident female support worker to assist a young woman who lives with her parents to access the community and undertake independent skills development at home. Horse and dog lovers preferred. Experience and a knowledge of diabetes management will be an advantage. Daily 5 hour shifts & fortnightly 2 x overnight shifts available.


SUPPORT WORKER- NOOSA: Specific role for an experienced fit female support worker to assist 1:1 with a young woman in the home and community in the Noosa area. Weekday & Saturday shift of 7 hours per day available, plus back-up support at other times when required. 


SUPPORT WORKER – COOROY:  Position/s available for experienced female support worker/s to assist a mature lady in her home and community.  Some shifts may require assistance with personal care. 


SUPPORT WORKER – TEWANTIN:  Expressions of interest sought from experienced support workers to assist two happy and active men in their Supported Independent Living home.  Overnight and weekend shifts will initially be relief to cover regular staff absences but could lead to an ongoing role for the right person.



About the Company:

Crafted Independent Living is an NDIS registered, not-for-profit provider of flexible and individualised support designed to assist people with a disability in their current home or to plan for and transition to an independent living option of their choice.  You can learn more about our company by visiting our website www.cil.org.au.


About the Roles:


We are seeking Disability Support Workers to support individuals with a disability to live a meaningful and fulfilling life and to help deliver accessible, compassionate, reliable and high-quality services to participants. Your duties with Crafted Independent Living will vary greatly, depending on the person you are supporting, and will include lifestyle support, daily living support, community access, healthcare support etc.



Crafted Independent Living engages Mentors to work 1 on 1 with the people they support to develop mutually respectful relationships of influence. This support is flexible and responsive to the person’s needs at home and in the community.  We are looking for a mature person with some life experience and a good sense of humour who can help make the experience of moving out of home fun and interesting. The Mentor will be able to be flexible, available and guide and assist with the young person’s ideas. Mentors work in cooperation with the person’s family and other people of influence to facilitate positive outcomes for the person. 

The Mentor:

  • Challenges the person and always believes that the person has the ability to find their own solutions with the right support and guidance 
  • Continually provides opportunities for the person to establish and maintain a sense of belonging and connection with friends, family, work, and the community 
  • Encourages the person to take on socially valued roles
  • Explores the person’s strengths and areas where they would be useful
  • Empowers the person to take ownership over their choices
  • Facilitates the development of unpaid, appropriate, reciprocal friendships and relationships
  • Provides a positive role model to the person in various situations
  • Facilitates the exploration of everyday problems and situations and assist the person to find a solution.
  • Is required to be contactable by the person and support and visit as required and negotiated.
  • Supports the person to identify and create an emotional connection to their goals


Common Support Worker Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Provide support to enable the person to live their chosen lifestyle.
  • Facilitate contact with family, friends and associates.
  • Provide support to assist the person in making informed decisions.
  • Advocate for and with the consumer, where appropriate.
  • Supporting participants to maintain and improve their physical, emotional, financial, social, and cultural well-being.
  • Support person-centred plans that identify a participant’s life goals and help the participants to work toward achieving their desired outcomes.


  • Assist with self-care, general hygiene, and personal presentation.
  • Assist with cooking, washing, ironing, and house cleaning.
  • Assist with shopping for food, clothing, and personal items.
  • Encourage independence in daily living activities, where appropriate.


  • Assist the person to become an active member of their local community.
  • Assist with transport and accompany the person on outings and activities (may include support to use public transport).


  • Arrange medical appointments and collect prescriptions.
  • Oversee, administer medication as appropriate.
  • Transport the person to and from appointments and attend as required.
  • Monitor the person’s general health and well-being.


  • Assist the person to prepare and develop a weekly budget.
  • Assist the person with banking, paying bills and keeping receipts.


  • Be aware and take personal responsibility for the safety of yourself and the people you support, reporting all hazards and incidents to management.
  • Identify risks and hazards in the workplace and minimise or remove in a timely manner.
  • Be punctual, accountable, proactive, and efficient across all environments.
  • Be a good role model and promote positive behaviours.
  • Utilise sound organisational and planning skills.
  • Work autonomously and seek support when required.
  • Always act in a way that is in the best interest of the participant and their families.
  • Respect the participant’s dignity, privacy, and confidentiality.
  • Contribute to the participant support arrangements using initiative, sensibility, innovation, and creativity.
  • Complete daily recordings and individual goal outcomes
  • You are friendly, have a can-do attitude and can work as part of a team.



  • Excellent communication and listening skills.
  • High level of initiative & great problem solving skills. 
  • Have demonstrated an ability to view people with disability as valued individuals with human rights.
  • Are committed to a person-centred approach.
  • Certificate in disability work, aged care or desire to obtain.
  • Smartphone with internet access and ability to send short reports as emails.
  • Current Yellow Card / NDIS Worker Clearance (or be willing to obtain)
  • Current First Aid Certificate with CPR (or be willing to obtain)
  • National Police check obtained within the last 12 months.
  • Valid Queensland Driver licence and access to registered, insured vehicle.
  • Able to work in Australia with no restrictions on hours.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be willing to be vaccinated ASAP.



  • Some positions require you to be available to work a 24/7 roster which includes evenings, sleepovers and weekend shifts.



Please include your resume and a cover letter telling us what position you are applying for and what makes you a great support worker and/or mentor.



Crafted Independent Living Ltd

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$38.08 to $70.67. Salary package up to $15,900/yr.

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