The Disability Support Service Program at Wallara provides disability support for adults.

The daily program includes (but is not limited to) activities such as: swimming, literacy, numeracy, cooking, art and crafts, independent living skills, social skills, work readiness, hospitality and retail.

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The role

The successful applicant will be working with a staff member or team to deliver the daily disability support program. The activities can vary each day and successful applicants will be supporting participants through the various activities.

Requirements

  • Police check
  • Clear DWES (Disability Workers Exclusion scheme)
  • 100 points of certified ID
  • Informal interview to supply all documentation and discuss availability

When and where

  • Dandenong
  • Casey/Cardinia
  • Frankston

The program runs from Monday to Friday from 9am - 3pm. Hours and days worked are negotiable based on the applicant’s availability.

Applications

There are 10 places available each semester

To apply, please email acuengagement@acu.edu.au with the following information:

  • Name
  • Student Number
  • Name of the community engagement unit you are enrolled in
  • Program location of interest
  • Copy of your police check

You will then be referred to the Wallara team who will organise an informal interview with the L&D Manager.

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