About Us

My Ability Pathway (MAP) was founded with a commitment to building connections, resilience and skills that create strong positive relationships.

With combined experience in Disability Services, NDIS Planning and Support Coordination, Business Development, Economics, Dispute Resolution and Marketing & Communication, the team at MAP are strategically designing a future of growth that includes, creating employment opportunities, engaging in technology and providing practical and innovative support to participants.

MAP is a regionally-based locally-owned small business with offices in Mount Gambier and Tanunda.

Barbara Lightburn
Founder and Director

Barbara Lightburn has been involved in the community service and regional development industries for over 30 years. With extensive experience in economic business development, support coordination, NDIS plan development and delivering services to individuals, along with a Bachelor of Education, Masters of Dispute Resolution and a Masters in Positive Behaviour Support being completed, Barbara is the right person to have at the forefront of MAP. Barbara is a passionate advocate who believes in the rights of people with disability to be heard, and to live their life the way they choose.

Tari Wagland
Marketing, Communications and Compliance

Tari has 25 years’ experience in the Disability and Community Development Sector with key roles in Business Development, Leadership and Management. Tari brings a mind for compliance, policy, and systems along with a real understanding of how to enact quality in service delivery. Tari’s role within MAP is to support service delivery with systems and policy management, work with Barbara on new initiatives, manage communication strategies with all stakeholders and public, and ensure quality and continuous improvement is always on the agenda. Tari has qualifications in Community Development, Management and Leadership and is currently completing a Bachelor of Marketing and Communication.

Narelle Jackson
Team Leader
Home and Community Services
Mount Gambier

Narelle Jackson has a comprehensive career spanning 30 years in the Disability Sector which has culminated in her position with MAP as Team Leader – Home and Community Services.  Narelle’s energy, warmth and engagement creates an assurance that flows to participants and the team she supports. Combined with her eye for detail, understanding of diverse needs and ‘can do’ attitude, our participants experience a positive support environment with the ideal team.

An enthusiastic learner and trainer Narelle is currently completing her TAE Certificate IV to bolster her training skills in medication management, manual handling, documentation, and care plans. Narelle uses her considerable experience to work with participants, identifying their support needs, and developing an individualised plan that is then communicated, implemented and frequently reviewed.

Narelle is compassionate, nurturing, and buoyant all wrapped in one. She will greet you with a smile, listen to your story and share some tales of her own, to build a productive and strong relationship.

Stephanie (Steph) Clayfield
Team Leader Wellbeing and Lifestyle

Steph’s experience and qualifications are what set her on the path to become MAP’s Team Leader of Health and Wellbeing, supporting our service delivery in regional SA. With a career steeped in management and leadership, and qualifications in Fitness, Nutrition and International studies including Community Development, Steph was the match we were looking for. Having previously developed programs to keep minds and bodies active, along with leading support teams, Steph holds a key role in developing and implementing support plans to address the wellbeing and lifestyle goals of our participants.

With her thirst for learning directed at the disability sector, Steph brings her vigour for research, head for analysis and focus on outcomes to the MAP team. She is youthful, evolved and resourceful with a considered approach to the tasks she tackles. Her gentle nature is contrasted by her wit, and her honesty is refreshing.

Image of MAP employee, Kylie Hanna.

Kylie Hanna
Team Leader
Home, Community and Social Services
Barossa and Mid North

What Kylie Hanna brings to My Ability Pathway cannot be taught. Her passion and drive for empowering people with disabilities is ingrained into her person-centred approach.  Add to this, over 25 years’ experience in the Disability Sector, and you have our ultimate fit.  Kylie’ s career includes working with the NDIA as a Planner, Disability Service Management, and key worker roles for high support clients. This combination created a Team Leader who identifies and understands participants support needs, who is highly competent at connecting support delivery to NDIS goals, and who confidently guides her team to provide high calibre services.

Kylie has qualifications in Individual Support and Mental Health that enhance her inbuilt connection. She thinks outside the box and envisages endless opportunities for participants to not only have a quality life but one that is exciting and connected to community.  Kylie creates opportunities for participants to grow and develop skills whilst engaging in new experiences.

Kylie is engaging, dynamic and humorous, and her dedication to deliver and empower is captivating.

Working with MAP

MAP is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to building a diverse and solid workforce of skilled and experienced people to provide exceptional services to the individuals we support.  If you would like to know more about the Support Worker role request a Job Description from the email below. If you would like to join the team at MAP email your Resume and a cover letter outlining your skills, experience and qualifications to ndis@myabilitypathway.org


My Ability Pathway (MAP) provides a range of disability services through the NDIS in regional South Australia.

We are seeking Support Workers in the Limestone Coast, Mid North and Barossa Valley.

Working within our accommodation, community and home support teams, our support workers are responsible for daily support services to participants including, social and community, personal care and skill development, applied within the guidelines of the NDIS.

A Job Description with full details of the role responsibilities and duties is available for download on this page or by emailing ndis@myabilitypathway.org

Applicants must provide;

  • A cover letter addressing the selection criteria in the Job Description,
  • A current Resume with minimum two (2) professional referees.

Email applications to ndis@myabilitypathway.org

Contact Us
Phone 0499 339 093