About Employment Services
A person with a disability can choose between a Mainstream Job services Australia Provider or a Disability Employment Service.
Disability Employment Services are available only people to with a permanent (or likely permanent) disability, and provide longer term, more personalised support to build capacity, look for work and stay in employment.
Information relating to the Disability Employment Service changes including information for participants, employers and providers can be found on the DEEWR website at: http://www.deewr.gov.au/Employment/EmploymentServicesProcurement/DES_ESS/Pages/Overview.aspx
A full list of DES-ESS providers for 2013-18 is available at the DEEWR website on: http://www.deewr.gov.au/Employment/EmploymentServicesProcurement/Documents/OrganisationsprovidingDES_ESS.pdf
Job Services Australia (JSA) is available to all job seekers and provide shorter term, personalised support to access training, look for work, and some support once in employment.
Financial assistance is available to participants to obtain work related items or training, but is subject to negotiation with each provider and level of need.