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NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission – Worker Screening

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You have the right to be safe and to receive quality services from your NDIS service providers and workers. 

What is the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission?

The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission) is an independent, national government agency that has been set up to regulate NDIS service providers to improve the quality and safety of their supports and services and ensure consistency across Australia. It started in WA on 1 December 2020.

Find more information on the NDIS Quality & Safeguards Commission website.

NDIS Worker Screening

What are the different types of worker screening checks in WA?

Worker screening is a formal background check to see if a Worker poses a risk to a person they are supporting.

There are 3 types of checks in WA

  • NDIS Worker Screening Check (NDIS Check)
  • National Police Certificate (NPC)
  • Working with Children Check (WWC Check)

 Find out the main differences between each check.

What is NDIS Worker Screening?

NDIS Worker Screening checks a worker’s background, including their criminal history and previous workplace misconduct findings, to determine whether that worker should be cleared to work or be excluded from working with people with a disability. The check is ongoing and new information may trigger a re-assessment of the worker’s clearance.

What is the process for getting NDIS Worker Screening Check in WA?

Both EMPLOYERS and WORKERS have steps to do.

Importantly, Employers must join the Worker Screening Database on the NDIS Commission website and get an Employer ID.

Instructions for Employers

How to join the Database, get an Employer ID, link to your Worker, view clearance and get notifications.

Instructions for Workers

How to apply for the NDIS Check.

The development of the resources on this page has been funded by the WA Department of Communities, Disability Services. 

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