A disability services officer is a professional who works with people living with disability in a variety of settings including clients’ own homes, adult service units, group housing and disability services agencies. The DSO’s primary role is to assess a client’s needs and assist them in planning and accessing educational, training, employment or additional health or welfare supports.
ABS definition – Disability Services Officer ANZSCO 411712
A disability services officer ‘works in a range of service units which provide education and community access to people with intellectual, physical, social and emotional disabilities’
Common occupational titles
Disability Services Officer, Disability Case Worker, Client Services Coordinator – Disability Services, Developmental Educator, Disability Liaison Officer, Disability Case Manager, Disability Advanced Case Manager, Assessment Officer, Disability Justice Officer, Care Manager.
PLEASE NOTE: having your occupational title listed does not necessarily mean your work experience is relevant. Please refer to all relevant information.