Work@DSA

DSA has been providing necessary supports to people with disability for over 60 years. We provide pathways for people with a disability into employment (mainstream and supported), independent accommodation and the community. 

Our workforce comprises of people with diverse values, backgrounds, skills and experience who provide a high level of service to our participants in a way that preserves their independence, dignity and choice. We value every member of the DSA family.

We encourage applications from all members of the community, including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature age people. We work with our employees with disability to identify and make reasonable adjustments to suit their needs in the workplace.

At DSA we believe in lifelong learning and career progression. We offer on the job training and development as well as more formal options through METS, our RTO.

Join our dedicated team and make a genuine difference to people with disability.

Join us

Featured jobs

Greater Sydney

Individual Support Worker

17th January, 2022
Provide individual support in activities of daily living, including domestic assistance, in-home respite and personal Care. Short shifts available
  • Casual/Vacation
  • Bankstown, New South Wales

Day Programs Manager

13th January, 2022
Manage our Day Programs in MacArthur/Campbelltown. Join our leadership team while working directly with participants. Avail due to internal promotion.
  • Full Time
  • Campbelltown, New South Wales

Support Worker- Day Programs

13th January, 2022
Support people with disabilities while they attend day programs. Run various activities. Casual/Part time roles avail. Moss Vale/Southern Highlands
  • Casual/Vacation
  • Moss Vale, New South Wales

Production Assistant

12th January, 2022
Full time position in Seven Hills. General pick / pack / packaging tasks. Work alongside people with a disability for clients like Costco & Kennards
  • Full Time
  • Seven Hills, New South Wales

Occupational Therapist

12th January, 2022
OT Graduates! Gain broad experience working across the disability and age spectrum. Strong supervision & support. Flexible on location across Sydney
  • Full Time
  • Kingsgrove, New South Wales

Support Worker- Day Program

10th January, 2022
Support people with disabilities while they attend day programs. Run various activities. Casual roles available. Day shift
  • Casual/Vacation
  • Sydney, New South Wales

Support Worker

5th January, 2022
Support people with complex disabilities/mental health at our supported accommodation in Rossmore. Multiple Casual roles available!
  • Casual/Vacation
  • Campbelltown, New South Wales

Support Worker

5th January, 2022
Support people with complex disabilities/mental health at our supported accommodation in South West Sydney. Multiple Casual roles available!
  • Casual/Vacation
  • Bankstown, New South Wales

Case Manager

5th January, 2022
This role is a great opportunity for a bold, solutions focused individual to make a real difference to the lives of others in our Kingsgrove office.
  • Full Time
  • Kingsgrove, New South Wales

Support Worker, Kemblewarra

5th January, 2022
Support people with complex disabilities/mental health at our supported accommodation in the Illawarra Region. Multiple Casual/PPT roles available!
  • Part Time
  • Port Kembla, New South Wales

Regional NSW

House Manager

13th January, 2022
Manage our SIL home in Bowral. Be part of our leadership team while working directly with participants. Available due to internal promotion
  • Full Time
  • Bowral, New South Wales

Support Worker

6th January, 2022
Support people with complex disabilities/mental health at our supported accommodation in Bowral/Southern Highlands. Multiple Casual roles available!
  • Casual/Vacation
  • Bowral, New South Wales

Individual Support Worker

5th January, 2022
Provide individual support in activities of daily living, including domestic assistance, in-home respite and personal Care. Short shifts available
  • Casual/Vacation
  • Bowral, New South Wales

Support Worker

5th January, 2022
Casual & part time roles available n Tahmoor & Picton! Various shifts. Support people with complex disabilities/mental health diagnosis in SDA.
  • Casual/Vacation
  • Tahmoor, New South Wales

Looking for a specific role?

Get in touch and let us know what you’re looking for. 

FAQs

Yes. Our new employees require a NDIS Worker Screening Check or Police Clearance and Working with Children check. All our employees complete the NDIS Worker Orientation Module – Quality, Safety and You.

Some roles will require CPR, First Aid Certification and other role specific checks.

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. Emails easily get lost and rarely get to the correct person. We have created an expression of interest form which will ensure your application is registered in our recruitment database. You can tell us what work you are looking for, in which location and other details. When we search for candidates we will have access to your information and can contact you for suitable roles.

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. 

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