Disability Management Worker or Community Disability Practitioner works to support people with disabilities including physical, mental, and developmental disabilities in community settings. They work to ensure that their clients are living a high-quality life overcoming their limitation. They help the clients to reach the goal of their everyday physical, social, and psychological activities by actively engaging with the clients. They need to learn their clients’ interests, and support them to engage in different activities including volunteering, work, and recreational activities. They start your day by meeting their clients at the facility, or their home, or out in the community and assist with their day-to-day activities such as helping at the animal shelter, exercise, swimming, music and art therapy, or whatever else your client chooses to participate in.
They may work as part of a team of professionals (including doctors, psychologists, teachers, and therapists) and family members to develop and carry out plans that support behavioural, residential, social, or employment goals.
Disability Management Worker may have to work in various settings including client’s home, care/rehabilitation centre, schools, community, healthcare centre, and recreational and leisure centres. Practitioners may need to attend meetings or other functions.
$15.00 – $22.00
Certificate or Diploma
Bachelor’s Degree or College Diploma