With the advent of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) the disability sector is expected to grow by 90,000 FTE employees. That equates to hundreds of thousands of full-time, part-time and casual jobs.Where do I start in the NSW care sector?


If you are looking for an entry-level position in front line support, you will need to look for jobs with titles like these: 

  • Direct Care Worker
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Lifestyle Support Worker
  • Personal Care Assistant


If you have more experience or qualifications, these job opportunities open up:

• Behaviour Support Advisor • Case Manager • Client Services Co-ordinator • Day Program Co-ordinator • Disability Advocate • Enrolled Nurse • NDIS Local Area Co-ordinator • NDIS Planner • Physiotherapist • Registered Nurse • Residential Co-ordinator • Rostering and Programs Planner • Service Access Co-ordinator • Social Educator • Speech Pathologist • Support Co-ordinator 

Ready to look?  Start here:

Click on the link below and look for  'Disability - Sydney '

Full-time or Part-Time job?

As industries go, the care sector has more part-time and casual jobs than most.  Part-time jobs have been growing over the past five years, full-time roles more recently.

If you are just starting out, it might pay you to be flexible and start part-time even if it’s not your first choice.   If you’re good at what you do, the opportunities will follow.