Disability Support Worker DSW
Disability Support Worker (DSW) positions
Are you a Disability Support Worker (DSW) looking for work that works for you?
It takes an amazing person to be a disability support worker. Nurses Now provides a range of DSW positions for dedicated and enthusiastic candidates looking to further their careers in disability support.
We partner with healthcare sites, organisations, hospitals, clinics and brands to provide disability support employment opportunities, which are constantly emerging across many Australian locations. Taking a position as a Disability Support Worker is rewarding and highly satisfying, and can lead to a long and successful career in the healthcare industry.
The benefits of working with Nurses Now
- Large volumes of shifts available
- The flexibility to choose when and where you work weekly
- Have a career that suits your lifestyle and work/life balance
- Earn strong, competitive rates of pay
- Help improve the lives of clients
- Pursue a rewarding career
- Providing emotional, mental and physical support for people in our society.
What do you need as a Disability Support Worker?
Supporting someone with a disability requires a friendly, enthusiastic and compassionate person.
If you are looking for a DSW position and have the necessary recognised qualifications as well as a positive attitude and desire to excel, Nurses Now would like to hear from you. You can register your interest online for the range of Disability Support positions available – Nurses Now look forward to working with you.
More information about position requirements for Disability Support Worker positions
Disability Support Workers (DSWs) help people in care to improve their independence and increase their quality of life. DSWs work in either clients’ homes, supported independent living settings or large residencies providing both physical assistance and emotional support.
- Provide care in alignment with established care programs.
- Provide in-home support with health issues and daily living tasks such as washing, dressing, eating, transport and budgeting.
- Assist with the delivery of activities to enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of those in their care.
- Ensure clients are washed, dressed, fed and ready for educational and recreational activities.
- Assist clients during domestic activities such as eating meals and showering.
- Provide companionship and support during daily activities.
- Cook and serve meals, clean premises, wash, iron and perform other household tasks.
- Assist people with self-medication.
- Work with a team of health professionals, family, friends and carers to deliver a program of support.
- Community participation – e.g. medical appointments, Shopping and/or social outings.
- Social and community access within the day program and out in the community.
- Helping support participants to achieve their individual goals.
- Assisting participants with many aspects of life.