Grow your team with a sustainable employment model by hiring people with disability

Employment for people with all abilities is vital for growth in our communities. About one in five Australians live with disability and are eager to enter the workforce to become productive members of the team. Your business can grow by employing work-ready candidates who bring diverse abilities, so read on to learn now how hiring people with disability can benefit everyone.

Find and retain valuable team members by employing people with diverse abilities

Employing and retaining skilled staff and accessing diverse skills to match job requirements is of great benefit to businesses. The Australian Network on Disability states that people with disability within the workplace enhances inclusivity within the team. Employees also experience increased cultural connections and are more likely to stay with the business longer. This is all greatly beneficial to business owners who know how costly it is for recruitment and training.

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Leading the way in your community

By supporting Australians with all abilities to gain meaningful employment, you lead the way in in your community.

Through employing people with diverse skills, your business will directly contribute and support the sustainability of your local community and help your region to grow.

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Government wage subsidies help your business to grow

Eligible businesses can access government wage subsidies of up to $10,000. These subsidies support workforce growth through disability employment.

If your workplace needs upgrading to support your new employee’s needs, financial assistance is also available. Call our team to discuss the criteria and talk you through the application process.

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Continued support for you and your employee

Your business is unique, so our team provide tailored support to ensure you are confident to employ and retain team members with disability.

To further support your business, you and your employees can access ongoing training, recruitment, and post-placement support. By setting all parties up for success, everyone benefits from the rewards of having this important employment match.

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What is disability?

There are many types of disability, and can result in many ways, either from accidents, illness, or genetic conditions. Disability can affect mobility, the ability to learn, or can cause communication challenges. Disability can be visible or hidden and can be temporary or permanent.

Opportunities are available in every workplace to support diversity and inclusion. Explore your opportunities with SkillsPlus and grow your workplace with a sustainable model.

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Why employ people with disability?

There are some common misconceptions about employing people with disability, however many employees with diverse abilities thrive in their roles.

We have shone a light on the main stigmas for employers, which often hold people back from equal opportunities.

Read dispelling myths about employing people with disability