Disability Support Worker

Combined Living Care are looking to recruit a Support Worker to join us. This position would be suited to an enthusiastic and passionate person who wants to make their mark within the NDIS.


As a Disability Support Worker, you will play an essential role in supporting and empowering people with disability to live a life of their choosing and be respected and valued within their community. Working in both a team environment and independently, you will provide a range of services assisting clients to live independently, be actively involved in their local community, and engaged in meaningful opportunities. This role can be demanding and challenging but overall rewarding, as you positively impact the lives of the people you support.

Support workers play a vital role in supporting people with learning disabilities, autism, physical disabilities, mental health needs, communication difficulties and/or complex health needs to live independently. 

Key Roles

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the NDIS support items under the NDIS Guidelines.
  • Direct involvement, assessment and support of clients ensuring Fellowship policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships and linkages with community agencies, clinical services and all other relevant providers to ensure effective communication, referrals and care coordination can occur.
  • Working one-on-one or in a group setting supporting clients to make their own decisions, overcome barriers and strive towards achieving their goals.
  • Advocate on behalf of clients to access services within the community.
  • Monitoring and reporting including monitoring participant referrals, progress against NDIS Goal Plans, data collection and reporting where required.
  • Mandatory administration tasks including data entry into the client management system.
  • Undertake ongoing professional development as required.
  • In addition to the above responsibilities, you are required to also perform any other reasonable duties as directed from time to time.

Skills and Qualities

  • Patient, flexible and understanding.
  • Supportive and caring nature.
  • Commitment to the rights of the elderly to live dignified lives.
  • Able to accept responsibility.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Able to cope with the physical demands of the job.

What do I need for the role?

  • Ability to support others with personal care and domestic duties – and happy for this to be part of your job
  • Current Australian drivers licence
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificate
  • High levels of enthusiasm, initiative and a positive attitude while acting with integrity, honesty and respect
  • Certificate III in Disability or higher

Job Type: Casual with the plan to become permanent

Pay: $28 - $38 per hour


  • Overtime, Afternoon Shifts, Weekends and Public Holidays are sometimes available and are always optional. 


  • Flexible hours