VET Student Placements

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Work type: Student
Location: Melbourne CBD, Bayside Peninsula, Brimbank Melton, Eastern Melbourne, Northern Melbourne, Southern Melbourne, Western Melbourne
Categories: Disability Support Worker

Student Placement

About us

Our people are committed to supporting people with disabilities to live the life they choose and obtaining the best possible outcomes for our customers. We have played an active role in improving public awareness and progressing the nature of disability support in Australia for 100 years.

About the Role

Student placements provide the opportunity in a professional workplace to apply the theory and skills gained while studying. Yooralla is committed to supporting practice placements for the development of an experienced and qualified disability sector workforce.

Within a supervised learning environment you will gain experience in providing assistance with all aspects of daily living. This may see you providing support with meals, personal care, hoisting, assistance with everyday household tasks and meaningful engagement within the home and community environments.

About You

If you are passionate about supporting customers to manage their own lifestyles and live the life they choose then we encourage you to apply to complete your student placement with Yooralla. You will be completing a certificate IV in disability through a recognised RTO or university and be interested in ongoing employment opportunities following the successful completion of your placement.

In addition to this you will have:

  • Clear and effective communications skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in record management
  • Initiative and self-motivation
  • A positive and professional approach
  • Be interested in a long term career in the disability sector

Working with Yooralla

We provide quality, sustainable and flexible services, that uphold human rights and create opportunities, empowering individuals to live the life they choose. Yooralla has a long history of working to build a world where people with disability are equal citizens.

We offer

  • An opportunity to gain practical experience in a residential service
  • The opportunity to have a positive impact on peoples’ lives
  • A great, supportive team environment with full supervision
  • The opportunity to be considered for an ongoing position with Yooralla at the end of the student placement


To be considered for this opportunity you must attach the below mandatory requirements with your application:

  • Completed online application
  • A placement agreement signed by the relevant parties  
  • An NDIS worker screening check
  • Current Certificate for First Aid (HLTAID003) & Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001)
  • Evidence of your ability to work in Australia following your placement (Australian Passport/Australian Birth Certificate/ Australian Citizenship Certificate or International Passport & Visa)
  • A copy of your Working with Children Check (WWCC) (If Relevant)
  • A current Australian driver’s licence
  • If you have lived or worked overseas in the last ten years for a period of 12 months or more, we require a certified copy of your International Police Check, or evidence of applying for an international police check. The Police Check must cover the entire period you were overseas.

A 'certified copy' is a copy of an original document that has been authorised (or stamped) as being a true copy of an original.

We believe in diversity, inclusion and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of the Victorian community. We recognize the benefits that diversity and inclusion brings, and in turn encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a disability to apply.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted, invited to an interview or an information session where you will learn more about the role you can play a part in making a positive impact on peoples’ lives.

Appointments are subject to one or more of the following forms of pre-employment safety screening such as NDIS Worker Screening Check, Inherent Position Requirements Employee Declaration, Working with Children Check, Reference Checks and Disqualified Carer Check. This role is only available to Australian Residents or to those who hold the right to work in Australia. Yooralla is an equal opportunity employer.


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