Disability Support Worker Core Supports Illawarra


About us

Are you a passionate and caring person looking to enter the disability sector as a Disability Support Worker? Already an experienced support worker? We have management training opportunities available for the right candidate. We are looking for energetic, fun and engaging support workers to join our team to support a wide range of clients in the Wollongong and Shellharbour regions. 20 to 38 hours available depending on availability. 

We have shifts available in both community and residential settings. We have a number of young male clients in a residential setting who would specifically benefit from having more male role models in their life as well as mature minded people who are dedicated to creating a welcoming and enjoyable home environment.

Our residential shifts cover 24 hours a day, and range from 4-8 hours in length. The overnight portion of the shift (10pm – 6am) is active (no sleeping).


Qualifications & experience


  • Professional or lived experience supporting someone with a disability
  • An understanding of the disability sector and person-centered support
  • Excellent communication skills, and a compassionate approach
  • Flexible availability & a long-term commitment to the organisation


Tasks & responsibilities


  • Assistance with community access and recreational activities
  • Personal care (showering, toileting, and hygiene assistance)
  • Manual handling and the use of wheelchairs & hoists
  • Transportation and social engagement
  • Light domestic duties such as meal preparation and cleaning
  • Behavioural and Mental Health Support
  • Following Behaviour Management Plans
  • Completing documentation and case notes.




  • We pay well above award rates
  • Work close to home with flexible hours
  • We work around your availability, with shifts available at all times
  • You’ll support the same people at the same times each week
  • Training is tailored to the person you’re supporting
  • Clear opportunities for career progression.


If you have experience as a disability support worker, we have shifts available from next week.




Core Supports Illawarra

Job Salary

$30 - $34.99 per hour

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