Disability Employment Services

Disability Employment Services providers offer a range of services to support your individual needs, including:

  • help to prepare for work, including training in specific job skills
  • job search support, such as résumé development, training in interview skills, and help in looking for suitable jobs
  • support when initially placed into a job, including on the job training and coworker and employer support
  • ongoing support in a job if required
  • the purchase of vocational training and other employment-related assistance
  • access to help with workplace modifications, support services, and Auslan interpreting in the workplace

There are 2 types of Disability Employment Services:

Disability Management Service (DMS)

This service is for people with disability, illness, or injury who need the help of an employment service but do not expect to need long-term support in the workplace.

Employment Support Service (DES)

This service is for people with a permanent disability and with an assessed need for longer term, regular, ongoing support in the workplace.

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