Disability Support Worker Your Own Way Australia Ltd



East Gippsland Suburbs including Bairnsdale, Traralgon, Newborough, Sale, Lakes Entrance and surrounds.

Role and Responsibilities

Disability support workers are the core of Your Own Way and provide direct services to people funded under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The NDIS takes a lifetime approach, investing in people with disability early to improve their outcomes later in life (NDIS website, 2020). 

In your role the day-to-day will vary as per the participant’s requirements but may include the following;

  • Assistance with Daily Life
  • Transport
  • Improved Life Choices
  • Improved Daily Living Skills
  • Domestic activities including cleaning services
  • Improved Relationships
  • Improved Health and Wellbeing
  • Improved Learning
  • Personal Grooming
  • Assistance with Social & Community Participation
  • Improved Living Arrangements
  • Increased Social and Community Participation Essential skills

Essential Skills

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Adaptability
  • Problem-solving
  • Life experience with disability
  • Computer and English literacy
  • Can-do attitude
  • Willingness to learn

Highly regarded 

  • Multi-lingual
  • Knowledge/Life experience of chronic Mental Illness and its challenges Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • Certificate III Individual support; or
  • EN/RN training/certificates; or
  • 2+ years’ experience supporting a person/s impacted by mental health disorders or disability
  • Physically capable to attend personal care to participants as required
  • Current First-Aid and CPR certificate


  • Current valid Driver’s Licence
  • Current NDIS Screening Check
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Right to Work within Australia
  • Current Comprehensive Motor Vehicle Insurance (for participant transportation)
  • Physically capable to attend personal care to participants as required

Full-time availability is not essential as we have both short and long shifts across 7 days.

Your Own Way Australia is also looking for, Cleaners, Recovery Coaches, and Support Coordinators. If you have qualifications and/or experience in the aged or disability sector or if you are looking to study and work in this sector we may have opportunities for you.  



Your Own Way Australia Ltd

Employment Type


Job Salary

$35 - $39.99 per hour

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