Careers At Empowered Community Services

Empowered Community Services is a dynamic and fast-growing organisation dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals living with disabilities. Founded in 2017, our mission is to deliver person-centred support that enriches the lives of our Participants. We collaborate closely with families, industry clinicians, and professionals to ensure that we provide the highest quality of support available in Newcastle.


Our Vision


Our vision is to provide better outcomes for people with a disability. To achieve this, we’ve created a culture centred around our core values. We aim to be a disability service provider with a consistent approach to its services, committed to the development of our clients and promoting diversity, trust, understanding, and respect.

Why Work With Us?

  • Supportive and Collaborative Team: Join a team that values each member and works together to achieve our mission
  • Monthly Team Recognition: We celebrate the achievements and contributions of our team members regularly.
  • Employee Assistance Program: We provide support for our employees’ mental and emotional well-being.
  • Internal Career Development Opportunities: We offer numerous opportunities for professional growth and skill development.


And Many More Employee Benefits!


Disability Support Worker

As a Disability Support Worker, you will support people with a disability to achieve their NDIS goals in a community-based setting, offering a unique experience every day. We are seeking dynamic and motivated Disability Support Workers with a passion for helping people.

What Skills & Experience Do I Need?

  • Effective communication and active listening skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team to achieve goals.
  • Empathy, compassion, and respect for Participants and teammates.
  • Understanding of relevant policies, procedures, and documentation standards.
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Competence in using person-centred approaches.
  • Familiarity with NDIS Standards and regulations.


Essential Criteria for a Support Worker

  • Flexible availability for work – shifts will range from 3 – 6 hours in duration, including mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends.
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check.
  • A valid driver’s license and comprehensive insurance.
  • First aid certification (valid within 3 years).
  • Working with Children Check.
  • NDIS Orientation Module.
  • Experience working with individuals with a mental health diagnosis is desired.


Explore career opportunities at Empowered Community Services by understanding the essential qualifications for support workers. For more details, visit What Qualifications Should a Support Worker Have?.

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Join Our Team


Our organisational culture is one of our greatest strengths, fostering an environment that encourages innovation, creativity, and thinking outside the box. The work we do is not only meaningful but also deeply rewarding. While the challenges are real, you’ll find a supportive community here—comprised of individuals who have firsthand experience in disability support.


We are committed to continuous improvement and are constantly striving to elevate the organisation to new heights. Our staff are our most valuable asset, and we invest in their growth through ongoing on-the-job training and numerous opportunities for skill development throughout the year.


If you’re seeking a fulfilling career in an organisation that values your contributions and offers room for growth, we invite you to explore the opportunities we have available. 

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Our Team

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We take referrals for all Participants of varying levels of support.

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