Woden Community Service (WCS) is registered with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) under the NDIS, providing a wide range of Direct Support Services in the community. We support people of all ages and abilities. Our team comes from a multidisciplinary background, and together have an in-depth knowledge of the community sector in the ACT.

We are seeking experienced Support Workers on a casual basis

  • To provide one on one and group based supports as required, to assist people living with a disability and/or mental health issues to achieve their NDIS goals and aspirations.
  • To work with participants to maximise their self-esteem and independence using a person-centred approach through a variety of social, educational and recreational activities.
  • To build supportive and respectful relationships with people living with a disability, their families and external community-based programs and services.
  • To work collaboratively with support coordinators and direct services teams to co-design capacity building and recovery plans for participants with physical, intellectual or psychosocial disabilities.

What we offer

  • Hourly rate $38.08 inclusive of 25% casual loading.
  • Mileage payment for use of own car.
  • Workforce Essentials Training towards professional development.

Essential requirements

  • Minimum Cert III in Community Services or a related field.
  • Availability to work at least 15 hours per week.
  • Current ACT WWVP registration with NDIS Worker Screening Check.
  • Current driver’s license.
  • National Police Check or willing to obtain one.
  • First Aid Certificate.
  • Access to a reliable, comprehensively insured vehicle.
  • Working rights in Australia.
  • Proof of COVID 19 Vaccination status.

How to apply

To submit your application you can click HERE

You can read the full position description HERE 

For further information, please email Louise Kearins, Outreach Team Leader: Louise.Kearins@wcs.org.au.

Note: to be eligible for employment, NDIS workers are required to hold an ACT WWVP NDIS Worker Screening Check, working rights in Australia and be willing to undertake a police check.

WCS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from people living with a disability and/or have lived experience of disability. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.