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Disability Support Worker - Permanent - Croydon

Apply now Job no: 494249
Work type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne, East Region - Melbourne
Categories: Residential Services

In this role, you will be providing active support to deafblind clients within their home and their community to develop skills, independence, and friendships.

You will be supporting and encouraging our clients to participate in a range of day-to-day activities based on their hobbies, interests and goals set within their NDIS support plans.

You will ideally have Auslan skills along with experience actively supporting deafblind clients.

The role can be incredibly rewarding as you are an integral part of their journey towards 'Better Days, Every Day'.

Skills and experience required to be successful in this role:


  • The roster includes a variety of shifts including sleepovers, please review the below roster for the 2x available lines.
  • Intermediate computer skills (ie: using Microsoft Outlook, documentation in a client management tool/CRM, Carelink +).
  • Right to work in Australia
  • NDIS Workers Screening Check / willingness to obtain
  • Valid First Aid & CPR
  • Auslan skills, or a willingness to learn

Highly regarded and desirable:

  • A relevant qualification in Disability, Individual Support, Allied Health, Mental Health or working towards it.

Please note the 2 available lines below.  These lines consist of morning, afternoons and sleepovers (SO).

At Able Australia we offer:

  • Attractive Salary Packaging benefits (pay less tax and take home more earnings)
  • Access to Able Rewards, offering online discounts to hundreds of stores, including Woolworths, Coles, Kmart, Airbnb, Hotels, Flights and more!
  • Opportunity to work for a growing organisation that demonstrates industry leadership
  • Ongoing training opportunities to enhance your knowledge and skills
  • Continuous support and supervision to enable you to develop and progress.


For over 50 years we have been delivering innovative support services to people with multiple disabilities and deafblindness, across Victoria, Tasmania, ACT, and Queensland. 

Committed to the values of Trust, Respect, Excellence and Kindness, we provide high quality supports that reflect evidence-based best practice. We strive to provide the best quality care, achieving ‘Better Days Every Day’.

How to apply:

Please click on the APPLY NOW button and complete the online application form, attaching your resume. 

Please visit our website to view the Position Description : Download File Disability Support Worker - Position Description.pdf

If you have any further questions please contact Yvette Hyde, Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner at 

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