Disability Support Workers - Student Opportunities

Job Description

Are you currently studying a Cert lll or above in Disabilities, Individual Support or a related field? If this sounds like you, Edmen’s Kickstart Program could be the perfect opportunity to get paid work experience while you study.

With a diverse range of opportunities in Disability Support Work available across QLD, our Kickstart Program provides eligible students with the opportunity to complete placement hours and work on a casual basis with Edmen's community service partners.

The program gives you a pathway to develop your experience and work with some of Queensland's leading disability support organisations, while earning a competitive wage. As an Edmen employee, you'll get access to all of our work perks and have the backing of a supportive team. Our flexible working arrangements make it possible for you to secure work that fits around your study load and course timetable.

What do I need to be studying to be eligible?
• Cert III Individual Support
• Cert III (or higher) Disability
• Cert III (or higher) Ageing Support
• Cert III to Diploma of Community Services
• Cert III Health Services Assistance
• Cert IV Mental Health

Beside studying a relevant course, what else do I need to be eligible to work with Edmen?
• P2 or Full Queensland driver’s licence
• Blue card PAID (VOLUNTEER card needs to be transferred to PAID)
• NDIS Workers Clearance or Yellow card if still current (Must be PAID for Employment)
• Current first aid and CPR nationally recognised certificates
• Confirmation of enrolment
• Proof of identity – i.e., passport, birth certificate etc.
• Proof of COVID Vaccination status

What can we offer you?

• Flexible work that fits your schedule thanks to our mobile app that lets you view & accept vacant shifts, update your availability and much more.
• Regular work and the opportunity to transition into a permanent role if it proves to be a great fit.
• Supportive and friendly team with a dedicated Service Coordinator always available to assist you 24/7
• Ongoing training and career development

What does this position involve?

• This position will see you providing practical, physical, and emotional support to people with disabilities in a residential setting or day program
• This is a rewarding opportunity to make a positive impact and empower people to maximise their independence
• Playing an active part and working within a supportive team to run the Learning and Lifestyle Centres across your region

Ready to kickstart your career and earn while you learn? To apply to the Kickstart program, complete the application form. If you are eligible, we'll get in touch with available job opportunities near you.

Please note - acceptance into the Kickstart Program talent pool ensures you will be notified when relevant positions become available, however does not guarantee employment.