Disability Employment Services

Disability Employment Services (DES) is government-funded program that help people with disabilities find and keep employment. These services are available to people with a wide range of disabilities, including physical, intellectual, sensory, and mental health disabilities.

DES providers offer a variety of services to help people with disabilities achieve their employment goals. These services may include:

  • Assessment and planning: DES providers can help you assess your skills, interests, and needs, and develop a personalised employment plan.
  • Job seeking skills training: DES providers can help you develop the skills you need to find a job, such as resume writing, interview skills, and job search strategies.
  • Job placement: DES providers can help you find and apply for jobs that match your skills and interests.
  • On-the-job support: DES providers can provide support to you and your employer once you have a job, such as helping you with workplace accommodations and problem-solving.

Disability Employment Services (DES) can provide a range of benefits to employers, including:

  • Access to a wider pool of talent: DES providers can help employers connect with qualified candidates with disabilities who may not be actively seeking employment through traditional channels.
  • Reduced recruitment costs: DES providers can help employers with the recruitment process, such as screening candidates, conducting interviews, and providing pre-employment training.
  • Enhanced workplace diversity: Hiring employees with disabilities can help to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace, which can lead to a variety of benefits, such as improved employee morale, increased creativity, and better problem-solving.
  • Access government subsidies and incentives for hiring people with disabilities

If you are interested in learning more about DES, you can contact Hotel Etico on 0493 754 642 or your local DES provider https://www.jobaccess.gov.au/find-a-provider

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