Youth Ambassador Job – Yarra Ranges Council

Youth Ambassador Job - Yarra Ranges Council  Are you aged between 17 to 24 years and want to help shape what happens for young people in the Yarra Ranges? You can apply to be a Yarra Ranges Youth Ambassador. Payment is $31.13 per hour (Band 3) plus 25% casual [...]

By |2021-04-14T23:41:53+00:00April 14th, 2021|Opportunities|Comments Off on Youth Ambassador Job – Yarra Ranges Council

Royal Commission Public Hearing on Disability and Open Employment

Public hearing 9: Pathways and barriers to open employment for people with disability The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability held a public hearing in Brisbane from Monday, 7 December 2020 to Friday, 11 December 2020. The Royal Commission’s ninth public hearing examined the barriers [...]

By |2021-03-25T04:40:33+00:00March 25th, 2021|Advocacy, Policy, Research|Comments Off on Royal Commission Public Hearing on Disability and Open Employment

The Real Future of Work Webinars

Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA) CDAA is hosting The Real Future of Work, a three-part program combining expert presenters, workshop discussion and a concluding webinar. This event will be delivered over a month from early April to early May 2021. The presenters include Adam Boyton (National Skills Commission), Dr [...]

By |2021-03-18T03:21:11+00:00March 18th, 2021|Webinars|Comments Off on The Real Future of Work Webinars

Transitioning to Meaningful Employment with NDIS

Disability Employment: using Customised Employment & the NDIS to support choice Transitioning to Meaningful Employment Disability Employment: using Customised Employment & the NDIS to support choice Join Knox City Council Disability Services and Youth Services for this parent webinar presented by Jon Adams, Centre for Disability Employment Research and Practice. Open to parents, carers and [...]

By |2021-03-09T00:39:17+00:00March 9th, 2021|Events, Webinars|1 Comment

Future Skills for Victoria – Driving collaboration and innovation in post-secondary education and training 

In November 2019, the Victorian Government commissioned a significant review into Victoria’s post-secondary education and training system to ensure Victoria has the skills we need for our growing economy. In 2020, the Review Chaired by Ms Jenny Macklin, took on the added challenge of responding to the unprecedented shock Victoria has [...]

By |2021-03-04T22:32:14+00:00March 4th, 2021|Policy, Research|Comments Off on Future Skills for Victoria – Driving collaboration and innovation in post-secondary education and training 

5 ways Support Coordinators can help NDIS participants find a job

Supporting Employment Outcomes - advice for Support Coordinators Author: Sally Coddington Published by DSC 1 March 2020 The NDIA has been busy making changes to NDIS funding for employment and has an employment strategy aptly titled the NDIS Employment Strategy 2019 – 2022. While all this effort indicates a welcome emphasis [...]

By |2021-03-02T03:09:37+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Articles|Comments Off on 5 ways Support Coordinators can help NDIS participants find a job

Changing Workplaces: Accessible Recruitment, Interviews and Onboarding

Thu 18 February 2021 Australian Network on Disability Over the past year, the world around us has changed. For many our working life has shifted to a hybrid between days in the office and days working from home.   In this article, we share how to deliver fair and accessible recruitment, interviews and onboarding practices during a time of change in how we work.  [...]

By |2021-02-21T23:35:51+00:00February 21st, 2021|Articles|Comments Off on Changing Workplaces: Accessible Recruitment, Interviews and Onboarding

Applications Now Open for IBM Neurodiversity Program 2021

At IBM, work is more than a job – it is a calling. To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with the clients and sell. To make markets. To invest. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. [...]

By |2021-02-11T00:41:40+00:00February 11th, 2021|Articles|Comments Off on Applications Now Open for IBM Neurodiversity Program 2021

Employment Support Coordination – Professional Development

The NDIA aims to have 30 per cent of participants of a working age in meaningful employment by 30 June 2023 and it is busy making changes to the NDIS funding for employment. But low expectations, ongoing and systemic discrimination and complex employment support systems persist as barriers to reaching [...]

By |2021-02-03T04:56:10+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Professional development|Comments Off on Employment Support Coordination – Professional Development

Breaking down barriers into the workforce for people with a disability and mental illness

The Morrison Government is investing in innovative strategies to address the barriers preventing people with mental illness and disability from finding and keeping a job. Minister for Families and Social Services Anne Ruston said the Government has committed an additional $45.7 million to extend two programs dedicated to helping young [...]

By |2021-01-24T21:35:27+00:00January 24th, 2021|Articles, Policy, Resources|Comments Off on Breaking down barriers into the workforce for people with a disability and mental illness