At DSA, we’re genuinely committed to diversity in our workforce. In fact, we know introducing diversity into a workplace makes it more productive and likely to succeed.
We’ve been growing our team of disability support workers, allied health workers and other specialists for over 60 years, and we have created a strong, knowledgeable, experienced and skilled team.
Together, we’re dedicated to providing our participants with the services they need and choose, to live their lives with dignity and independence.
Join us, and make a real difference in peoples’ lives.
We encourage applications from all backgrounds and skill levels, and we offer on-the-job training and further development through our registered training organisation, METS Training Services.
If you can’t find the position you’re looking for on our job board, get in touch via our Expression of Interest.
It depends on the role. Yes, for our support worker and production assistant positions. Specialist roles may have specific requirements.
Please apply for any position you are interested in and remember to highlight your transferable skills. This will get your resume in front of the people making hiring decisions for the role you are interested in and we can take it from there.
If you don’t see a suitable role, complete our Expression of Interest form.
Yes. Training is very important at DSA and is driven by our focus on participant safety. All employees have a comprehensive induction and are given access to a wide range of training options specific to their sites and participant needs.
Permanent employees can complete their Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Disability through METS, our RTO. These courses are government or employee funded, so you don’t have to pay. Casual staff are not eligible for this training
Yes. DSA firmly believes in lifelong training and career progression.
It’s common for our support workers to gain experience with different participant groups by moving to different homes. This helps deepen their knowledge of working with people with disability and is a good foundation for stepping into management roles.
We always advertise senior and management positions internally and strongly encourage the team to apply and progress their careers. We provide support and coaching for those stepping into management positions, to be successful.
When you apply online, your application will be reviewed by the Talent Acquisition team. Each recruitment process is tailored to the role so there can be some variance.
The Talent Acquisition team will call you to discuss your application before organising a formal interview with the Manager. If successful from interview, we will move to compliance check.
If everything is ok, we will move to offer stage, send you an employment contract and the paperwork to ensure you get paid correctly. The final step is getting you started.
No, unfortunately DSA is unable to sponsor workers.
Yes we can. Adjustments vary depending on your needs and the requirements of the role. Email us at DSArecruitment@dsa.org.au or call 1300 372 121, select option 3 for recruitment. We can walk through a suitable process or identify a more appropriate opportunity for you within DSA.