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Whether you're just beginning your career in Disability, or you have many years of experience, this is where you can connect to your peers, find information about job opportunities, and make the first step into your new career. 

New to the Sector (Members only)

If you're new to the sector and you're not sure where to begin take a look at our career resources. Here you'll find helpful tips and tools including:

  • disability career planner
  • disability career quiz
  • induction program
  • NDIS worker orientation module

Make the first step today - go to career resources.

Jobs Board

Looking for a role in the Disability sector? It doesn't matter whether you're a seasoned practitioner or just starting out, our job boards will get you on the right track.

Head to carecareers to find a job today.

Based in WA? Check out the Jobs in WA Disability Services website.

Peer Workers

Student Membership

Get a jump-start on your career in the disability sector!

If you are currently studying and have an interest in the disability sector, NDP is here to help you seamlessly transition into the workforce.

With over 14,000 members, we are Australia’s largest disability workforce association. As a diverse workforce, we strive to provide you with content that matters to you. We take a tailored approach in informing, developing, and most importantly; inspiring you. Our resources are always changing depending on the needs of the sector and of our students, but the quality is never compromised.

What's in it for you?

The disability sector has so many exciting opportunities. At NDP, you can explore the different career pathways with carecareers’ Disability Career Planner or immerse yourself in the award-winning disability induction e-learning program which will help you prepare for a career in disability. Whether you’re driven by compassion or the love of a challenge, we offer our students expert advice, resources, and networks to support your career in the sector.

Benefits of student membership:

  • Disability Induction Program: Get discounted access to the award-winning e-learning Dis­ability Induction Program which will help you acclimate to the type of work being done in the disability field.
  • Learning and Development: Access face-to-face workshops, free webinars, or online cours­es that you can complete at your own pace. We provide a wide depth and scope of learning opportunities to meet the needs of our student membership.
  • Networking & Events: Explore the various disciplines of the disability sector. You will gain access to a range of networking events, such as conferences, social events, career days and expositions, and exclusive use of NDP’s ‘Stu­dent-Only’ LinkedIn and Facebook pages.
  • Essential tailored news and information: Gain access to news and information that is current and relevant to you directly through our website and tailored e-newsletters.
  • Emerging Leaders Program: Coming soon! This program is designed to identify and cultivate the ongoing development of our sectors’ future leaders. We connect our student leaders to resources that will further advance leadership skills and support career development.
  • Disability Career Planner: The disability sector has so much to offer! Whether you’re entering the sector or already work in disability, the Career Planner will show you options.

Student Placement Hub

Student placements can provide a range of valuable learning experiences for all involved. Check out the Student Placement Hub to find information for:

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