We’ve created a program that makes a career in disability accessible to everyone. Working in disability is some of the most rewarding work you’ll ever do and our JobReady program enables people that have not worked in this amazing sector before to make a career change and take their first steps into a new career in disability.

The program starts with an in classroom course which delivers extensive content in a 4 day long intensive training program. It’s hands on and course content is delivered through a mixture of practical and course work. This method of learning maximises the retention of the course content and provides the biggest benefit for students. At the conclusion of the course, you will be job ready and employable with ONCALL to work with our NDIS participants and will have access to regular ongoing training and support.

4 Day Intensive Course

Day 1 First Aid/ CPR

Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)

This course will give you the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response including CPR, life support, management of casualties, the incident and other first aiders in a range of situations including in the home, the workplace or in the community until the arrival of medical or other assistance.

Day 2 Manual handling/ NDIS & Skills

This session provides hands on practical training in Manual Handling including operation of equipment, safe work practices and identifying and eliminating risks.

Introduces the NDIS, and what it means to be a support worker; including possible career pathways. We cover soft skills including trust and empathy, choice, control and human rights. We teach you the technical skills required to be a support worker including facilitating independence and active support, incident report writing and developing individualised plans.

Day 3 Administering Medication/ Standards & Legislation

This session provides the knowledge, skills and safe practices to support individuals who require assistance with administering medication.

We will also cover the relevant Legislation and industry standards applicable to the disability sector. 

Day 4 Personalised Support Needs/ ONCALL Induction

This session includes the essential information required to safely provide personal care, food handling, manual handling and meal assistance. There are also practical assessments in manual handling, personal care, meal assistance and hand washing.

You will also receive ONCALL induction training which covers the organisation overview, accountability, policies and procedures.

Loppo's JobReady Story

Loppo came through our very first JobReady group and has been with us ever since.

He’d never worked in disability before he came through the JobReady program. Since starting with us, Loppo’s become an integral part of the team here at ONCALL. His clients love him and he loves going to work every day. 

He shares his experience of the course and what it means to him.

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The NDIS JobReady Process

Our recruitment team will assess your application and eligibility and arrange a telephone interview, if successful you will be invited for a face-to-face interview.

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If successful at interview you will be invited to commence our 4-day intensive training program where we will teach you the essential skills required to work in the disability sector.

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On completion of training you will have the opportunity to gain casual employment with ONCALL and commence work. You will have support through the program from the ONCALL Team. 

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The NDIS JobReady program provides a fantastic starting point and as you gain experience you will have access to a clear career path in Disability.


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What we’re looking for

  • People with no Australian experience or qualifications in the disability sector
  • People who are motivated to make a difference in the lives of others and are interested in disability
  • People with a valid drivers licence, roadworthy and fully insured car

This program provides you with a long term career path and opportunities that enable you to move into the disability sector. The training takes place in Melbourne, so you’ll need to be based here.

Tuition Fees

ONCALL provides two options for paying tuition fees.

Repayment Option

$275 at start of course
Pay nothing more until you start working with ONCALL then $27.50 a week will come out of your wage until you pay the total cost.


Pay the full fee at the beginning of the course to receive a 10% discount.

Price reflects 10% discount.

Who you’ll be working with

You would be matched with an NDIS participant who is seeking support and may have similar hobbies, interests, values and culture to your own.

Building a positive, professional, relationship with this individual is key as you will be assisting and empowering them to make their own choices and decisions at home and in their community.

The type of activities you could be doing with the participant may vary, but generally they fall under three main areas, they are; community access, achieving goals and personal support. 

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Terms and Conditions

NDIS JobReady Terms and Conditions