Disability Support Worker

Position: Disability Support Worker
Location: Brisbane and surrounds
Status: Casual
Award/Agreement: Modern Award – Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industrial Award 2010.
Responsible to: Client Service Coordinator

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  • To contribute to the provision of quality respite to people with a disability and their carers
  • To promote the philosophy of people with disabilities being valued members of the community
  • To enhance the role of the carer not to replace it
  • To work as an affective team member of CODA to achieve the purpose of the role
  • To function within the mission and objectives of CODA
  • To maintain competency in fulfilling the requirements of the role


  • The purpose of the position is to provide personal care and or community access support to people with a disability and their families within their own residence or their local community
  • The position works under the support and supervision of the consumer and service coordinator
  • The position works within a negotiated care plan and the written policies of CODA


  • Full COVID-19 Vaccination
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check (or Yellow Card)
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module (or ability to obtain)
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current (or an ability to obtain) Manual Handling Competency
  • Current Queensland Driver’s License
  • Previous experience in Disability Services and or Age Care field is desirable
  • Desirable: Certificate III or IV in Aged Care, Disability, or Community Services (or related field). Nursing students are encouraged to apply.


  • Provision of personal care support: all aspects of personal hygiene and grooming
  • Ability to undertake specific domestic tasks: making beds, cleaning bathroom area after use, collection of soiled clothes and linen for washing
  • Ability to communicate with families and consumers
  • Ability to work and adapt to a range of environments and family cultures
  • Ability to maintain consumer and family confidentiality
  • Ability to provide the service within a negotiated care plan
  • Ability to provide support to the consumer in their local community to assist them to access a recreational or social activity of their choice
  • Ability to transfer consumers with correct manual handling procedures or with consumers equipment
  • Ability to attend in/out service training for career and service development
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to perform basic administration tasks associated with the position


  • Personal Care/ In-Home Respite:
  • Bathing
  • Showering
  • Transferring and hoisting
  • Toileting
  • Meal Assistance
  • Shaving
  • Dressing/Undressing
  • Allied tasks such as making of persons bed
  • Washing soiled linen/clothes
  • Community Access:
  • Recreational or social activities within their local community that the consumer identifies with e.g Movies, picnics, shopping, bowling
  • Some transferring may be involved

CODA staff are passionate, reliable, flexible, and dedicated to our clients. If this role sounds like a good fit for you, please complete the online application form, your resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications, skills, and experiencePlease ensure to include whether you currently hold a valid NDIS Worker Screening Card / Yellow Card.

CODA Disability Support recognise our duty of care to protect all staff and stakeholders against the risk of infection. The successful candidate will be required to adhere to all CODA Disability Support policies and procedures, inclusive of current and future immunisation policies. Proof of compliance may be required prior to confirmation of appointment to the position.

Online Application   |  Download Application Form  |  Download Position Description