Employment – Job Opportunities

Sharing Places Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering salary packaging benefits, the opportunity for career advancement and, a genuinely friendly working environment.

Applicants for vacant positions are required to have a current drivers licence and First Aid certificate. Experience in working with people with disabilities is desirable as is a Certificate 111 or 1V in Disability Studies or, a commitment to obtain these Certificates while in employment.

Current Vacancies

Disability Support Workers

Sharing Places is currently recruiting Disability Support Workers to support the participants of Sharing Places to achieve personal goals and move towards their full potential for self determination and acceptance as valued members of the community.  Sharing Places offers salary sacrificing, early access to Long Service Leave, comprehensive training opportunities, a dedicated career path, a genuinely friendly place to work and there is no shift work required.  Interested applicants must be physically fit and have a high level of integrity and empathy towards adults with a disability.  Experience working with people with disabilities is desirable but not essential as training is provided.

The following is a selection of qualities we require for the role of a Disability Support Worker.  Please provide a statement no longer than 2 pages outlining your skills and experience relating to these areas.  If you have little or no experience or qualifications, where possible try to relate it to your life and/or other work experiences.

  • Experience and/or knowledge in providing services to people with disabilities.
  • Exhibit an understanding of the requirements and issues of people with high support needs.
  • Ability to contribute as a team member and work under minimal supervision.
  • Possess a high level of self-motivation, and the ability to use initiative and exercise judgement.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Drivers License essential.

Please forward the statement outlining your skills and experience along with the General Application Form and your Resume to Executive Director, PO Box 704, Mawson ACT 2607.