Looking for extra support to find work? Workskil Australia’s Disability Employment Services provides specialised support to help people find and keep a job.
What is Disability Employment Services?
Disability Employment Services, also known as DES, supports people with a health condition, injury or disability receive assistance to prepare for, find and keep a job. Workskil Australia is a provider of Disability Management Service (or DES-DMS), which provides support for people who need occasional assistance to maintain their employment. This support is separate to jobactive.
If you would like to learn more about this support please:
If it’s difficult for you to get to one of our offices, we may be able to meet you at a more convenient location such as a café or community centre. Alternatively, we can chat with you by telephone or via video.
Why choose Workskil Australia?
Workskil Australia is a not for profit organisation and a charity, with the community at the heart of everything we do. Our vision is to help Australians in difficulty, disadvantage or with disability to find and keep a decent job. We care about you and want to see you succeed. Our friendly and caring team can help you on your journey. Meet our team.
Workskil Australia is certified in the National Standard for Disability Employment Services. The Standard outlines the Australian Government requirements for the delivery of quality Disability Employment Services. People who access Workskil Australia’s support can feel assured of receiving quality and appropriate services.
How do I access this support?
Eligibility criteria does apply. Supported health conditions, injuries or disabilities include, but are not limited to:
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Knee joint pain
Lower limb deficiency
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
To be eligible to access this support you will also need to:
Be an Australian resident.
Not currently be employed for more than your Employment Benchmark hours.
Not be studying full time (unless you are an Early School Leaver).
Be able to work for at least eight hours per week.
Further eligibility criteria may apply. If you have any queries about eligibility, please get in touch to speak with a friendly team member. If you are not eligible for this service, we have a range of employment programs that may suit you, so please do get in touch.
Let us support you on your employment journey. Contact us now to find out how we can work together.