Disability Support Worker Support Your Way


Position Description

We are seeking an individual for a specialised role within a personal care team for a person with disability.

Support Your Way is an organisation that seeks to ensure every person with disability is supported to be living their best lives, tailored to their own individual experience and needs.

Support workers promote a person with disability’s independence in the community, supporting them in their daily living tasks. These tasks may include transferring and manual handling, domestic assistance, social support, in-home personal care, medication administering, meal preparation and transport.

We are currently seeking support workers for this specialised role to assist in the Mitchell Park, the surrounding Southern suburbs, and Northern Adelaide too.

Preference of Support Workers

Please note this particular recruitment opportunity will look for applicants who meet the preferences of our participants. The following preferences are highly sought after and include:

  • Experience with transferring and positioning / manual handling
  • Proficiency in English, with strong communication skills and active listening for instructions
  • Medication credentialed to support participants with medical administration and monitoring of Blood Sugar Levels and Blood Glucose Levels
  • Applicants who are compassionate, empathetic, understanding and exhibit self-initiative
  • Applicants with a professional background in medical or allied health areas would be advantageous
  • Willingness to travel beyond 30> minutes to assist participants, as well as demonstrating commitment to taking on shifts of all durations both short and long hours.


Successful applicants will be flexible in their working hours, possess excellent communication skills and demonstrate personal attributes and qualities to provide exceptional support and care to people with disability individually and within a team.

Requirements of the role include:

  • National Police Check
  • Full Australian Driver’s License
  • First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • DHS Working with Children Clearance
  • NDIS Workers Screening Certificate
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate
  • Manual Handling Certificate
  • Certificate of Medical Administration
  • Commitment to undertake in-house training and professional development as required
  • Reliability and flexibility to work a variety of shift times and travel long distances where necessary

Prior experience in support worker roles is preferred, but those with less experience are also encouraged to apply.


An excellent opportunity to be involved in a rewarding career, and join a team that is dedicated to the values of the disability community. We match support workers to participants based on the individuals’ preferences to develop a healthy working relationship

About Support Your Way

Support Your Way is a team where the majority of its staff have lived experience of disability, and first-hand knowledge of disability support. We provide a range of disability and NDIS-related services such as in-home support, social support and social groups and support coordination.



Support Your Way

Employment Type


Job Salary

$31.90-$79.64 (depending on shifts and experience)

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