Our support workers are young individuals who are passionate about the disability sector.
At Buttons, we contract all our workers as we acknowledge the benefits of engaging in support work privately: Increased pay, ownership over the role and the ability to develop meaningful relationships. Our service isn't to remove the private nature of your work, but to assist you in formalising your role, safely and professionally.
Gain Invaluable Life Skills
First-Class Relationship Management
How It Works
We are your advocates. Our process is designed to instil professionalism in your work. We want you to feel confident, capable and empowered to take ownership over your role.
We nurture you through the often challenging transition period of becoming a new support worker and finding new work. We want you to be in a position where you can thrive. Let us manage the difficult conversations and you can build a great relationship.
We want to hear about you. Who you are, your ambitions and your experience in the sector.
We will assist you in navigating the process of obtaining the appropriate legal documents, including having:
A valid Working With Children's Check
National Police Check
Up-to-date comprehensive insurance packages.
We will facilitate a call with you, our participant and a Buttons team member to discuss the support required and to ensure you are comfortable with the arrangement.
We will continuously update you
on the changing needs and goals of your participants and manage your invoices and payments, as well as provide you with the skills and knowledge to take ownership over your role.
We want out support workers to feel confident, capable and empowered in their role. We run training sessions for people with little experience to provide disability education in an engaging way. We will guide you through the process of becoming a new support worker and finding work.
- Models of Disability
- Behavioural Support
Intro to Disability
- Values of Support Workers
Q & A