Disability Support Worker

  • Type of Employment: Casual
  • Location: Western Suburbs of Melbourne, VIC
  • Reports to: Allocations & Intake Officer
  • Award Rates Apply! Penalty Rates Apply!


Momentum Community Connections exists to encourage participation, promote inclusiveness, and create community connections by providing a wide range of support services and programs to Victorians aged between the ages of 17 and 65 living with disability to lead an independent and happy life.


The Disability Support Worker is responsible for delivering support services aimed at enhancing the living, social and recreational skills of people with a disability. Community inclusion, independence, decision making, and personal choice should be promoted through these supports, with a focus on individual needs.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Personal Support
    • Provide assistance with households as outlined in the participants plan and encourage them to participate in those tasks actively.
    • Provide assistance with community participation for our participants to reach their goals and objectives.
  •   Participant Empowerment
    • Provide support that will enable participants to actively engage in the community or in any daily personal activities of their own choice and interest
    • Create a safe, enjoyable and creative environment at all times
    • Maintain an environment which promotes participants decision making skills and contribute to their personal growth
    • Show empathy and respect for the dignity, rights, and care of all the participants
    • Actively always engage with participants
  •  Administrative duties



  • First Aid Certificate and CPR (or willing to obtain within six months)
  • Cert III or IV Individual Support, Mental Health, Aged Care, Community Services, Disability Work or similar is preferred (or willing to obtain one)
  • Minimum 6 months relevant industry experience
  • Driver’s License
  • Reliable and comprehensively insured vehicle
  • Satisfactory Police Records Check
  • Smart phone
  • Disability Workers Exclusion Scheme (DWES) Check
  • Working with Children Check-employment
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate:

Highly Desired:

  • Demonstrated Continuing Professional Development
  • Experience supporting People with Disability
  • Ability to work on a rotating roster may include sleepover shifts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to build rapport and trust with participants
  • Strong time management and ability to prioritise
  • Ability to use IT programs
  • Excellent problem solving and conflict management skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and maintain good working relationships


  • Please email info@momentiumndis.com.au including a resume and cover letter.
  • For any enquiries contact Robert Holloway on 0428 670 199.