Disability Support Worker

We seek cheerful, skilled, passionate individuals to join our team as Disability Support Workers.

Having experience in mental health, as well as complex and challenging behaviours can be advantageous. We provide support to NDIS participants throughout Melbourne.

You will work in SIL/SDA and in the community to provide a range of support to participants to enable them to achieve their personal goals and build their independence.

As a Disability Support Worker with Empress Support Service, you will have the opportunity to work with various participants with different support needs, including building improved daily living skills, social and community participation, personal care support, and domestic support in SIL/SDA settings.

Key duties:

  • Supporting the participant in achieving their goals through a variety of tasks.
  • Support participants with activities of daily living
  • Support participants in accessing their community, building relationships, engaging with activities of their choice, attending appointments, and accessing amenities.
  • A friendly, natural person with a cheerful attitude
  • Undertake shopping and other activities as required.

Join Our Team

    Essential for the role:

    • Disability-related qualifications or minimum of Cert III in Individual Support (or completion within 12 months)
    • NDIS Screening Clearance Check
    • Valid work rights in Australia
    • Current and Clear National Police Check (within 12 months validity), (or be prepared to obtain)
    • Must have, or be willing to obtain: First Aid Certificate, CPR Certificate, NDIS Worker Check & recent/contactable industry-related references.
    • Australian driver’s license
    • Insured car
    • A passion for participant service and caring for people!


    • Hoisting experience
    • Manual Handling
    • Able to cook
    • Experience supporting people with Mental Health issues, Intellectual and /or physical disability
    • Experience with non-verbal clients (Auslan Language)
    • Nursing Background


    • Flexible work arrangements
    • Travel reimbursement (for Community Participation)
    • Rotating roster/ Fixed Shifts