We are the Union for workers in the disability sector. Join today.
We are advocates, support workers, sole traders, case workers, social educators, team leaders, carers, trainers, coordinators, counsellors, and administrative support.
We work across NSW and the ACT. We are permanent, part-time, casuals and sole traders.
We are one of the fastest-growing unions in Australia. We have members at 1000s of disability providers including Aruma, HireUp, Mable, St Vincent de Paul, Ability Options, Lifestyle Solutions, LiveBetter, Flourish, Disability Services Australia, Challenge Community Services, The Benevolent Society, Australian Unity, Achieve Australia and Life Without Barriers.
As a union member, there is always someone by your side. Our expert team can provide you with advice and support about any issue work.
Membership is tax-deductible. Membership includes free journey insurance and professional indemnity insurance.
Union members are provided with complimentary membership of the Australian College of Community and Disability Practitioners - and can access their full catalogue of training for no additional cost. There is a wide range of training for union members - including improving your IT skills and understanding the NDIS Code of Conduct.
Union membership gives you access to discounts at major brands and retailers - allowing you to save money on groceries, petrol, holidays and entertainment.
Q: What union covers support workers?
A: The Australian Services Union is the disability union. We believe in support for support workers.
Q: Is there a union for disability sole traders?
A: Yes - the Australian Services Union.
Q: Can casuals join the union?
A: Absolutely! It's so important for casuals to be a member. You can access all the benefits and services (such as professional indemnity insurance!) and get advice and protection at work.
Q: What insurance does the union provide for disability support workers?
A: All disability support workers are covered with our Professional Indemnity Insurance and Journey Insurance.