Disability Employment (DES)

It’s never just a job for us, because we know that every person who walks through our doors has a completely different set of aspirations and needs when it comes to employment.

That’s why we are dedicated and committed to not only finding the perfect job for you, but also finding a job that is a perfect fit for your life and individual circumstances, and your abilities.

The Salvation Army Employment Plus has been connecting job seekers with employers for over 20 years, and ever since the 1800’s, The Salvation Army has been helping Australians most at need, find employment.

Here at The Salvation Army Employment Plus, we look at employment a little differently. To us, a job is never just a job. We know that to you, it’s your future, your livelihood and a way to connect with society.

We’ve placed over half a million people in jobs in over 200,000 businesses, and we are proud to support those with a disability, injury or health condition.

Working with us is simple. First, we get you work ready, then we find you the right opportunity, and then we help you settle in so that the role can be fulfilling.

When you join Employment Plus, we will provide you with:

  • One-on-one support to get the most out of your employment search
  • Assistance that will match your abilities, capacity and circumstances
  • A staff member that will work with you at your own pace towards employment
  • Help addressing any personal barriers, including facilitating retraining if you need to change work fields from previous careers
  • Access to education and training opportunities
  • Help to meet your activity requirements, if required

This will include:

  • Direct job search assistance and help to develop the skills that will help you obtain suitable, but more importantly sustainable and fulfilling employment
  • Regular check-ups– to help set employment goals and plans, monitor progress and to work out when you are ready for the next step
  • guidance, assistance, encouragement, as well as help building self-esteem and confidence
  • Referral and advocacy – to help you link into the local community and access health or other services
  • Practical support – assistance to help you attend interviews or provide payment for training, etc.
  • Outreach activities – assistance for participants living in remote areas, or who have special needs

Additionally, you will:

  • Receive services tailored to your individual needs
  • Have the opportunity to participate in decision making
  • Be treated with dignity and have your privacy respected
  • Have access to a complaints and dispute resolution process
  • Be assisted by staff with relevant skills, training and experience

With access to more jobs in more locations we’re boots on the ground, phones at the ready to find the right job for you. At The Salvation Army, we help provide hope, opportunity and freedom to all Australians without discrimination.

To find out how much more there is to a job, and how we can help you get there – call our office on 13 61 23, or contact us using the ‘Register your interest’ form below.

Below is a list of the locations that The Salvation Army Employment Plus offers Disability Employment Services:

BoonahQueanbeyanHornsbyLilydaleCampbell Town
Browns PlainsTuggeranong DistrictLong JettyRingwoodDevonport
EskWodenRydeRowvilleGeorge Town
SpringfieldSt Helens

What makes us different?

We help you get work ready

We work with you to understand your skills and build your strengths, arrange training to better connect you with the local job market, then help you develop your resume and prepare for interviews.

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Help you find the right job

Assist you to search, or search on your behalf, for jobs that are the right fit for you. Provide career advice, support and training throughout the job search.

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Make sure you settle in

Work with you and your employer to ensure your workplace is the right fit for you. Keep in touch to help you settle in and provide ongoing training and mentoring to support your development.

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