Achieving employment for people with an intellectual disability

  • Specialist Service: Jobsupport is a Specialist Service placing people with a moderate intellectual disability in open employment across Sydney and North Melbourne. Jobsupport has been placing people with an intellectual disability for over 30 years. Jobsupport operates a SLES Program ( previously known as TTW ) and a DES Program.
  • Long Term Employment: Jobsupport works with each employer and the person with an intellectual disability to customise a job that meets a genuine need for the employer and the person with an intellectual disability.The average job tenure is 7.2 years
  • Individualised Service: Jobsupport provides 1:1 training and on going support for both the employer and the person with an intellectual disability through out the employment.
  • Successful Outcomes: DSS performance data shows Jobsupport has the highest outcomes in Australia for people with an intellectual disability.

Jobsupport's 13 sites all achieved a star rating of 5.00 in DSS's June 2017 Star Ratings. Star Ratings for every service in Australia are available on the DEEWR website.

For the latest results please see our Open Employment Update – Sydney and Open Employment Update – Melbourne.

DSS have published the employment outcomes for all Australian services by type of disability. This data is available on the DEEWR website.

Inclusion Australia has consolidated the results for every service. See the Jobsupport Star Ratings Update - Sydney and Jobsupport Star Ratings Update - Melbourne for details.

ADHC publishes TTW Service results annually. The latest data release shows the outcomes achieved by 2012 school leavers at the end of their TTW program. Approximately 40% of the Open Employment placements in Sydney were through Jobsupport. (For the 2006 Open Employment outcome results for Metro North click here and for Metro South click here.

See Jobsupport TTW Outcomes Factsheet.

Next VCU-RRTC Course 18th September 2017

For further information

Please contact:

Jobsupport - Northside
Suite 412, 282 Victoria Ave, Chatswood
P.O. Box 1247, Chatswood 2057
Telephone: 02 9413 1633
Fax: 02 9413 4169
Email: nside@jobsupport.org.au

Northwest
Suite 701, Westpoint Tower, Blacktown
P.O. Box 705, Blacktown 2148
Telephone: 02 9831 4377
Fax: 02 9831 4803
Email: nwest@jobsupport.org.au

Hills Parramatta
Suite 701, Westpoint Tower, Blacktown
P.O. Box 705, Blacktown 2148
Telephone: 02 9831 4377
Fax: 02 9831 4803
Email: hillsparra@jobsupport.org.au

Innercity
Suite 201 1-5 Commercial Rd, Kingsgrove
P.O. Box 429 Kingsgrove 1480
Telephone: 02 9554 9555
Fax: 02 9554 9469
Email: iwest@jobsupport.org.au Southwest

Sutherland & Southwest
Suite 102 1-5 Commercial Rd, Kingsgrove
P.O. Box 429 Kingsgrove 1480
Telephone: 02 9150 8888
Fax: 02 9150 8999
Email: swest@jobsupport.org.au
sland@jobsupport.org.au

Melbourne Office
Suite 127 Hope Street, Brunswick
P.O. Box 223
Brunswick VIC 3056
Telephone: 03 9387 8900
Fax: 03 9387 8977
Email: melb@jobsupport.org.au