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Why Work For Karingal?

Karingal is a successful and progressive community organisation with over 1700 staff throughout Victoria, Queensland and South Australia.

Karingal staff are employed in over 140 locations across 3 states in a range of roles from personal support worker to corporate accountant and everything in between. We encourage growth and career progression and actively work to develop our staff to becoming the next generation of leaders within our organisation.

As well as a stable, rewarding and engaging work environment our staff enjoy a broad range of benefits and opportunities that you won't find elsewhere.



Career opportunities and development:

  • Connect with new people and widen your professional networks
  • Develop skills and experience while sharing your abilities and knowledge with others
  • Build your existing qualifications and skills through your annual planning and performance management planning

Balancing life and work:

  • Achieve a balance between your work life and home life with access to an extensive range of flexibility and leave provisions. Subject to your managers approval, part-time work, job sharing and additional purchased leave can add more flexibility to your lifestyle.
  • Paid parental leave available for primary carers after 12 months employment.

Remuneration and packaging:

  • Salary package up to $16,050 each FBT year plus make use of the Meal Entertainment Card and Accommodation benefits available beyond your cap limit (check eligibility with the Hiring Manager - not currently available for casual positions).
  • ongoing employment relationship with us, then you would be eligible to enter into novated lease arrangements for a motor vehicle, subject to credit approval by the financier and approval by us.

Health and well-being initiatives:

  • Subsidised gym memberships.
  • Employee assistance program including a dietician service.




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Loving couple find their independence

For nine years, Ronnie and Raquel have been together and in love. A particular goal of theirs has been to live together, and thanks to the support of Karingal St Laurence's My Own Place program, DHHS and Active Community Housing, they are now living independently in a unit in Yarraville.


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Students discover disability career options

High school students from across the Geelong region were given a valuable insight into life working in the disability care sector as part of Friday's projectABLE workshop at Geelong's Eastern Hub.

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Friends for life at new Portland shared support accommodation

The first soil was turned at the construction of the Portland Lighthouse Home on Wednesday, May 31 as part of the latest Karingal 'A House for Life' project.

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A House for Life update

Karingal's commitment to the provision of shared living dates back more than 40 years and we offer shared living and residential respite from properties located in Geelong, Colac, Mornington Peninsula and Warrnambool.

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Riding challenge for volunteers and participants

GMHBA workplace volunteers undertook a riding challenge with Karingal St Laurence Adventure Based Learning Experiences (KABLE) participants at Barwon Valley Activity Centre last month.

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KarnivART attracts more artwork than ever before

This year's Karingal St Laurence KarnivART art exhibition attracted more entries than ever before, with 100 high quality artworks created by artists with a disability on display at Eastern Hub Geelong until Friday June 2.

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City at Work provides fun pathways to employment

Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) job seekers from the Whittlesea region are benefiting from a new employment program which officially launched yesterday. City at Work is a collaboration between Melbourne City Football Club, through their charity City in the Community, and local employment providers MatchWorks and Employment Services Group (ESG).

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Shared supported accommodation officially opened in Frankston

A new shared supported disability accommodation was officially opened yesterday in front of local community in Frankston's North.

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Frankston job seekers create mini golf course for local youth

MatchWorks Work for the Dole (WfD) job seekers have assisted in the design and creation of a transportable 9-hole mini golf course for the Frankston City Council North Hangout. The golf course, named Peninsula Sandtrap, was unveiled yesterday at a celebratory event at Frankston North Community Centre.

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