Join the team at Community Connection! We are currently hiring for a number of positions that need to be filled ASAP.   All Support Staff at Community Connection are employed on a ‘casual’ basis.  This means there is regular hours per week however the hours will not result in full time hours so ideally this is suited for someone who is seeking a supplementary income.

If you are very motivated and you believe that every person deserves to have the best life possible regardless of their abilities, then please read on. All applicants must have their own car and an open driver’s license. A current police check is a requirement for all successful candidates.

All support staff can only work for the one person; this means that candidates would only apply for the one position as the recruitment process is highly focused on the right match between the Lifestyle Assistant and the person receiving support.

Position F23

Monday & Tuesday Night Sleepover – 4pm to 6am

Saturday & Sunday – 10 to 5pm

This equates to $971.75 per week

50hours per fortnight + 4 sleepovers

This position involves support to a man who lives in his own home and requires assistance with community access and domestic support.  He enjoys art and going for long walks especially up Mount Stuart therefore the successful applicant will need to be extremely fit.  The right person for this position must be able to assist with personal care and have above average cooking skills.

Your gross fortnightly wage would be $573.76 per fortnight

The position involves support to a 40 year old man with a disability to assist him with weekly routine tasks such as shopping, errands and broadening opportunities for him to have the best life he can. This man is very involved in community and sports and seeking a like minded person who shares his interests.  To be successful for this position the candidate must have excellent communication skills and an extremely positive attitude.


Position F15   (In Surrounding Area of Ingham)

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday Afternoons from 2.30pm to 5pm

Thursday /Friday evening from 6pm to 9pm.

Your gross fortnightly wage would be $549.21

A highly motivated person is required to support a 39 year old man in the Ingham community with the view that the man will become a valued participant of his community.  The right person will need to have excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and able to engage with a variety of stakeholders in assisting the man to achieve his goals; one of them is to help the man find paid employment.


Position F32

Variety of shifts in mornings and afternoons; may be some occasional sleepover shiftfs.

Gross Earnings could vary from one week to the next depending if extra shifts are worked.  Minimum Hourly rate for this position is: 

A 12 year old boy who uses his iPad to communicate is seeking a highly motivated Lifestyle Assistant who can assist him with all aspects of his support including travel to school from one of Townsville’s Northern Suburbs.  The ideal candidate needs to be extremely patient and preferably would be able to manage a person with explosive behaviour.  The perfect applicant for this position would only be seeking casual hours but be flexible enough to cover shifts when other team members go on leave.  The successful candidate must also be available to work occasional sleepovers and assist with personal care; would prefer someone with previous experience in managing big behaviours.


Position F28

Hours of Work are:

Monday 1:30pm to 4:30pm  (3hrs)

Tuesday 3:30pm  to 5:00pm (1.5hrs)

Wednesday 2:30 to 5:00pm (2.5hrs)

Saturday 12.00 noon to 5:00pm (4hrs)

Your gross fortnightly wage would be $615.44 for work that is 11 hours per week.

The position involves support to a 41 year old woman with a disability to assist her to access the Townsville community.  The woman lives in a remote area south of Townsville therefore all supports would be provided to her in Townsville and preferably the successful applicant’s home. The weekly routine would include swimming and attending appointments plus broadening opportunities for the woman to have the best life she can.  To be successful for this position the candidate must have excellent people skills. an extremely positive attitude and be able to assist with all aspects of personal care.


To apply applicants must demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent Communication Skills both Written and Verbal
  • Ability to  be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts
  • Ability to understand the needs of a person’s right to live & participate in his or her community free from the barriers that people with a disability continue to experience.
  • An OPEN Driver’s License and own reliable car.
  • Ability to obtain a Yellow Positive Notice Card and a Blue Working with Children Card
  • Applicants must be able to provide 2 x work related referees.

To receive an application form, please send your resume to: