Position Ref: CRT14072021 -DSW001
Reporting to: Service Manager
Responsible to: CRT program lead
Employment Status: Full time/Part time Casual pool / Contractor hours
Industry Award: SCHAD & ANMAC AWARD
Pay Rate: $28-$32 per hr.
Disability support workers work with people with disability-related support needs. A person’s disability may affect their physical, cognitive or social abilities.
Each person will need a different level of support, depending on the barriers they face to participating in daily activities. They will also have different goals they want to achieve.
Supporting people with disability is about helping them to achieve their goals, develop their capabilities and build independence, and fully participate in the community.
Support for people with disability is often funded through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), which has some requirements for workers, such as worker screening and adherence to a
The person’s NDIS plan will specify their personal goals and approved supports to achieve these goals. This means the support you provide may be part of a broader network of supports. You may need to work with other service providers to coordinate holistic support for the person.
Disability support workers assist the person’s with daily activities, and help to build their skills, abilities and confidence. The support you provide might include: