Support Worker

Embracing Empowerment: Navigating Embarrassment and Shame While Living with a Disability

Living with a disability can present unique challenges, not only in terms of physical limitations but also in managing the emotional impact of societal stigma and personal feelings of embarrassment and shame. However, it’s essential to recognize that disability is a natural part of the human experience, and there are strategies and support systems available …

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Nurturing Careers: Unveiling the World of Support Worker Jobs and Where to Find Them

In the realm of compassionate professions, support worker jobs stand out as beacons of empathy and care. As a person with a disability I can attest to the fact that these roles are pivotal in providing assistance and encouragement to individuals facing various challenges, ensuring they lead fulfilling lives. I recently wrote an article on …

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How to become a support worker: From the Perspective of a Person with a Disability

With the launch of the NDIS in 2013 there has been an ever increasing number of people trying to become support workers and this industry is booming. I get it, it seems like an easy job with good pay right?! In fact, as someone with an on and off disability with NDIS funding I can …

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Navigating NDIS Short-Term Accommodation and Respite: Guidelines, Rules, and Flexibility

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)  is an insurance scheme in Australia, which provides support and funding to individuals with disabilities. One of the funding categories is for Short Term Accommodation (STA), which allows for support for when you need to live out of home for a short period. STA funding can be used for …

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How to become an NDIS registered Support Worker

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plays a crucial role in providing support and assistance to individuals with disabilities in Australia. Becoming an NDIS registered support worker is a rewarding and impactful career choice that allows you to make a positive difference in the lives of those who need it most. In this guide, we’ll …

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