A typical day as a Disability Support Worker at Yooralla
DATE: 17 October 2019
Working as a Disability Support Worker (DSW) at Yooralla means no day is the same. As a DSW, you will enjoy a wide variety of duties that come with supporting people with disability to live the life they choose.
Hear from some of Yooralla’s DSW’s about their typical day.
Supporting many different activities
DSW’s support customers with daily activities, such as:
- everyday household tasks
- personal care (showering, bathing, toileting)
- meal assistance, and
- manual handling - such as using lifts and hoists.
Gbemisola, a Yooralla DSW who supports customers at one of Yooralla’s Accommodation services, also supports customers one-on-one in the community.
“Every Saturday we go to the movies, to the city and sometimes swimming,” she says.
Providing many different opportunities
Working as a DSW at Yooralla provides the unique opportunity to begin your career supporting people with disability.
Stephanie, another Yooralla DSW, said that she likes working with Yooralla because she gets to connect people with those living with a disability and empowering them to live the life they choose.
Yooralla offers flexible, rewarding casual work with generous tax benefits.