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Victorian Mental Health Services

Department of Health and Aged Care website‘Supported Decision-Making in Victoria’The mental health navigation guide is for disability providers and workers and has been collated to guide navigation...

NDS Member Exclusive DRC Webinar: Client experience and meaningful engagement for design

This member exclusive webinar on Client experience and meaningful engagement for design, focuses on Yooralla’s experiences and how the lessons they learnt are being put into practice.

National Disability Awards Nominees

The National Disability Awards recognise workers, teams and organisations who show excellence, passion, vision and commitment to supporting people with disability.

What does a career in the disability sector look like?

A woman and a young man sit in a living room at a computer with a microphone. They both have a set of headphones on.

Key benefits

  • Get information to assess whether the disability sector would be a good fit for you
  • Learn more about the skills and qualifications you need to pursue a career in the disability sector
  • Explore different career pathway opportunities

Who is this for?

People interested in working in the disability sector, people wishing to switch careers within the sector, people wishing to diversify their skills, Frontline Managers, Operations Managers, and HR Managers. 

Further information

While disability support work is a crucial component of the disability sector, there are many more career options for someone wanting to work in this field. In this podcast, Kym Vassiliou shares her own trajectory from working as an Account Manager in the IT sector to becoming a Project and Engagement Coordinator in the Disability sector.

The podcast explores the array of different roles available within the sector, avenues for professional development and progression, as well as common career pathways for entry level support workers to other careers in the disability sector such as support coordination and/or management. Learn more about the skills, qualifications, and personal qualities that would make you an excellent fit for working in disability and kickstart your career today.

Running time: 27:25

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For any enquiries, please contact Lourdes Zamanillo, Senior Policy and Project Officer, submit enquiry/feedback, show phone number