Disability Support Worker roles
Join a friendly team who care deeply about the people we support.
Hey! Great to meet you.
We’re looking for passionate Disability Support Workers to support people to live independently at home, or within Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA).
The purpose of your role is to support clients to achieve their goals, enjoy life, and engage in community and social activities!
You will support clients with their daily routines including personal care, assisting with medication, cleaning and mealtime management.
Is this you?
Our clients say the best support workers…
- are compassionate, understanding, and good listeners
- know my favourite things to do, like watching a movie or going to a cafe
- use positive reinforcement to support me in my daily routine
- support me to plan and communicate my needs.
Work and hours
This is a casual position and can be based in either Geelong.
- Most shifts are 8 hours long and you’re matched to work with a client
- Shifts are assigned to you on a fortnightly roster. You can block out when you can’t work, plus we get to know your preferences
- A commitment of 25+ hours per week is needed, including evenings, weekends, and some sleepovers.
We value your time and skills so in return, we offer:
- Above award wages, generous overtime, and overnight rates
- Paid induction training and extra support for your first shifts
- On-the-job training with medical and allied health professionals
- Career development opportunities
- An on-call service for 24/7 support and a responsive team to guide you
- Wellbeing program – free and confidential counselling, coaching and emotional support for work and/or personal challenges.
People and culture
We’re a community of friendly and passionate people who love to help others and learn.
We’re a diverse bunch! More than a quarter of our staff speak 2+ languages, we’re aged between 20 to late 60’s, and 1 in 5 of us identify with the LGBTQI+ community.
The values that guide us are to act with integrity, treat everyone equally, make a difference everyday, and work with passion.
Experience and qualifications
- You’ll ideally have 1-2 years’ experience supporting the well-being and inclusion of people with disability
- Effective written and verbal communication skills, particularly active listening.
- A minimum certificate III, diploma or qualification in disability or relevant area such as aged care, community services, or health.
We encourage students and people changing careers to apply.
How to apply
- Download and read the Position Description and if you’re a match,
- Apply via Seek with a brief cover letter, telling us why you’re a good match for the role, along with your resume. Please include your preferred first name.