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Our team is making a real difference in the lives of people with disability.

People who work at PWDA are passionate about disability rights, equality for all and making the world a better place for people with disability.

The PWDA team is made up of a diverse range of talented and driven professionals employed in meaningful work that challenges, inspires and makes a real difference in many people’s lives.

PWDA is a proud employer of people with disability, and people with disability are strongly encouraged to apply for these positions. We are an EEO employer, and we embrace the diversity of our people, such as diversity in disability, race, cultural background, ethnicity, age, gender identity, sexual orientation or intersex status.

Current vacancies

Information, Intake and Referral Officer

The Information, Intake and Referral Officer will assist walk-ins, answer incoming phone calls and respond to online information requests. They engage with people with disability, their families, and others who contact PWDA (including those seeking to contact PWDA staff), providing them with information and, where appropriate, referrals (including assisted referrals) to relevant agencies or through intake to the PWDA Individual Advocacy Services.

The role is based in the Surry Hills office on a full-time basis.

Applications close: 5pm, Monday 5 December 2022

Please click here to download the full job information package: PDF | Word document

Individual Advocate, NDIS Appeals

The Individual Advocate provides advocacy support to people with disability, to promote, protect, and realise their human, legal, and service user rights, in accordance with the National Disability Service Standards.

Advocates promote self-advocacy, self-determination, and supported decision-making principles to champion people with disability having choice and control over our own lives.

Location: Toowoomba, Work from Home (travel required, remote Queensland and interstate)

Applications close: 9am, Monday 12 December 2022

Find the full job information package here: PDF | Word document

Individual Advocate NSW, Casual

The Individual Advocate provides advocacy support to people with disability, to promote, protect, and realise their human, legal, and service user rights, in accordance with the National Disability Service Standards.

Advocates promote self-advocacy, self-determination, and supported decision-making principles to champion people with disability having choice and control over our own lives.

Applications close: COB Friday 16 December 2022

Please click here to download the full job information package: PDF | Word document

Individual Advocate (Futures Fund)

The Individual Advocate provides advocacy support to people with disability, to promote, protect, and realise their human, legal, and service user rights, in accordance with the National Disability Service Standards.

Advocates promote self-advocacy, self-determination, and supported decision-making principles to champion people with disability having choice and control over our own lives.

Applications close: 31 December 2022

Find the full job information package here: PDF | Word document

Trainer and Facilitator

PWDA is expanding our education and training services.

We’ll be building a pool of experienced trainers with disability who we can call on as needed. The volume of enquiries for support with educational materials and training, and requests to partner on training content will vary considerably. Our pool of trainers means PWDA will be ready to meet demand.

We’d love to hear from you if you are:

  • Interested in casual employment;
  • Living in Sydney, or living in regional NSW or interstate and prepared to travel and /or deliver training online;
  • An experienced trainer or facilitator with disability; and/or
  • An experienced content writer with disability.

We are particularly interested in trainers and content writers experienced in developing and delivering adult educational training material and resources.

Please click here to download the full job information package: PDF

If you’d like to apply, please submit your resume with a cover letter that addresses the criteria to recruitment@pwd.org.au.

All enquiries regarding this role may be addressed: Attention Janel Manns: training@pwd.org.au.

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