The Disability Trust recognises our most valuable asset, our workforce, which drives everything we do. We are an Equal Employment Opportunities employer and recruit employees based on merit. As working in the disability industry can be challenging, we seek employees who:
A Disability Support Worker (DSW) is one of our key positions. In this role you'll support people living with Disability to live the life they choose and you may work across a variety of roles.
Applying for a Client-Facing Role
If you are applying for a client-facing role, such as a Disability Support Worker, you can expect the following recruitment and selection process;
Business service roles are those that support our business functions. They can be in areas like Staffing and Rostering, Finance, Marketing, Payroll, Human Resources, and Information Communications Technology (ICT).
These positions are important to ensure all operations are functioning and improving the services we provide to participants and their families.
Applying for a Business Service Role
If you are interested in one of these positions, please apply online when a position becomes available. If you are shortlisted, you will be invited to a face-to-face or virtual interview to discuss your fitness for the position. You will need to supply the following documents to be successful in obtaining an offer;
An added bonus of gaining a qualification and experience within a particular industry is that it makes you an appealing candidate for positions at the completion of your traineeship. Employers benefit from having skilled and career-ready employees ready for work after the traineeship program.
A traineeship program allows you to gain a nationally recognised qualification by combining employment and training. That means you’ll be getting paid while learning new skills in the workplace.
The Disability Trust is dedicated to providing opportunities for students from several training organisations that offer high quality work placements. This ensures the skills and knowledge learned in the classroom are able to be transferred to the industry. Work placements and volunteering are extremely valuable to students because they provide a competitive edge in both their academic performance and employability, and it also benefits The Disability Trust by creating a talent pool of successful placements to draw on.
The Disability Trust has several Internship partnerships with leading universities like UOW and USYD. Taking on interns helps us discover quality talent without sifting through hundreds of candidates. Internships help students to improve their skills and knowledge in their area of study and increase their understanding and awareness of the world of work. It can accelerate their personal maturity, self-awareness and ability to articulate their skills and achievements.