Internal & External
NDIS Senior Recreation Officer
Various Locations

Choices® CBS programs are seeking an energetic NDIS Senior Recreation Officer to join our dynamic team on a full-time permanent basis. You will be required to work across various CBS Inc. programs including “Socialize”, a recreation group for younger people with disability and our high support needs “Coastal” groups. As NDIS Senior Recreation Officer, you will be providing moderate to high support to adults with a disability including people who have complex needs. You must be reliable, motivated, demonstrate a high level of initiative and model the values and attitudes consistent with the Community Bridging Services (CBS) Inc. philosophy.  This is a predominately ‘hands-on’ role and personal care will be involved.

Your duties will be:

  • Delivering services designed to maintain and develop pre-vocational, recreational and community development skills to improve quality of life
  • Ensuring services are tailored to individual needs, strengths and interests in line with NDIS plans
  • Leading and mentoring staff performance including involvement with supporting staff, training, recruitment and performance management
  • Writing case notes, service agreements and conduct other NDIS administrative requirements
  • Marketing and promoting CBS Inc. NDIS activities to key stakeholders
  • Working within the legislative requirements of the NDIS including restrictive practices and reportable incidents
  • Budgeting programs to achieve surplus

You will require:

  • A genuine interest and empathy in working with people with disability
  • Energy and a sense of humour
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Intermediate administration and computer skills
  • Understanding of person-centred care
  • Able to maintain privacy, confidentiality and dignity of participants
  • Experience in support work (essential) and in program development, delivery and review
  • Certificate III in a related area or higher ​or relevant experience
  • Current Full Driver’s Licence
  • NDIS Worker Check (or current DHS Disability Services Employment Screening, DHS Working with Children Check/DHS Child-Related Services Screening)
  • Current First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain)
  • Current Manual Handling Certificate (or willingness to obtain)
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module

Community Bridging Services (CBS) Inc. is a South Australian not-for-profit organisation celebrating over 24 years providing a holistic approach of successful service delivery in disability employment, recreation and Social Enterprise. CBS Inc. is a family-friendly employer offering employment flexibility and work-life balance, attractive Salary Packaging options and a strong focus on values.

The closing date for this position is 5:00 pm Monday, 1st March 2021 unless a suitable candidate has been found prior to this date. Please direct inquires to Lynn Feeney, Choices® CBS Coordinator on (08) 8201 4322. Applications including a resume and cover letter can be submitted to . To find out more about CBS Inc. and view our current employment opportunities, please visit Careers on our website

Staff Testimonial
“I enjoy that every day is different at CBS Inc. and that staff work as a team. It makes me very happy to see participants achieve their goals and develop their skills and abilities. CBS Inc. has a good team environment where everyone works together to support participants in the best way possible. “
Merv Chapman, Senior NDIS Program Officer.

CBS Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and we pride ourselves on our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.