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Department of Human Services

Disability Services Officers (Support Workers)

Support worker providing care to a disabled person

Disability and Reform Accommodation Services accept applications throughout the year for Disability Services Officers/Support Workers. A Disability Services Officer/Support Worker within Accommodation Services is responsible for supporting individuals living with disability to fully participate and be engaged in all aspects of their life both in home and their chosen community. They assist individuals to be as independent as possible, by providing high quality supports and ensuring people with disabilities have maximum control over their own lives. Support provided includes areas of assisting people with all aspects of daily living, community inclusion and other social and physical requirements.

Successful applicants will be provided with on the job training as well as undertake the Nationally Accredited Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) through our own Stanton Institute (a registered training organisation). Applicants must have a Provide First Aid Certificate, a National Police Certificate and a full Australian Drivers Licence (equivalent to SA Class C). Successful applicants are subject to a medical and functional assessment and relevant DHS Screening Clearance.

For further information on these roles, please phone Disability Services Recruitment Office on 8266 8624 or email DHS Disability Recruitment.

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