Disability Support Worker – Paid Traineeship Talentpath


Are you empathetic, considerate, reliable, and patient?

Are you wanting to make a difference in the lives of our more vulnerable members of society? 

This is a true career-for-purpose opportunity. No qualifications or experience are required.

We are delighted to be partnering with one of Australia’s leading disability support providers, focus, a values-driven, established disability service provider located in Moorooduc on the Mornington Peninsula.  

We are searching for dedicated and compassionate people who have a growth mindset, approach work with a level of curiosity, and flourish working both individually and as part of a team.

focus are a purposeful, and committed not-for-profit organisation that ensures that the people we support always remain at the centre of all we do. 

What is a Disability Support Professional? 

It’s more than a job, it’s more than a career, it’s an opportunity to meet some amazing people who will shape and influence your personal and professional view of the world. 

focus supports people to live independently in their own homes and thrive in their local community. Every day will be a mix of engaging our clients in achieving daily household tasks; encouraging participation in social and recreational activities; creating healthy patterns of personal care and offering support in participation in appropriate education or employment. 

Support Professionals also create memorable moments for people living with a disability – think a day at the footy, a cooking class, or a movie; Guide people through personal milestones – think learning to drive or opening a bank account. They are the trusted, supportive, and guiding voice, and nothing makes us happier than a client reaching their own potential.

The Opportunity   

  • Paid Traineeship in the Disability Sector (minimum 20 hours per week)
  • Fully Funded Certificate IV Disability (Through RMIT University)
  • No Experience or Qualifications Required

We match every Support Professional to an appropriate client. Rapport and connection are paramount in Disability support work, so you will be supported to understand the needs of those you’ve been carefully chosen to support. 

You will be provided with a career pathway that includes ongoing education, and a nationally recognised, qualification as a Disability Support Professional. This opportunity has an amazing combination of on-the-job experience and fully funded education.

About you

We are looking for reliable, compassionate, and supportive people who want to work with purpose and align with our values. You are a people person, who thrives on making connections with others from various backgrounds and have a genuine passion for supporting others. Combining work and training you will need to have the flexibility to work a variety of shifts in multiple locations, that works best for you. 

Please Note: As this is a government-funded traineeship, to apply you must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a visa that is eligible for Government Funded Study. Unfortunately, 485 Visa holders are not eligible.

What Next? 

We are interviewing immediately and are thrilled to be supporting focus as they grow their team, grow their reach, and continue their vision to drive social change where everyone can pursue their own potential. 

Please apply via Seek to take the next step towards joining the focus team.




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