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12 Nov 2018

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You can be part of AccessAbility Day 2018

In the lead-up to the United Nations International Day of People with Disability on December 3, SSI Disability Employment Services will be taking part in AccessAbility Day, a new Australian Government initiative developed to connect employers with job seekers with a disability for a one-day workplace experience.

During the week of Monday, November 26, to Friday, November 30, employers and job seekers with disabilities will have the opportunity to connect and explore new possibilities in the workplace.

AccessAbility Day is not a job interview, work trial or work experience. It is a job shadowing opportunity for participants to experience a workplace or role that aligns with their career interests. It is also an opportunity for employers to learn more about working with job seekers with disabilities.

Being part of AccessAbility Day, participants will be able to:

  • Gain insight into a particular role or industry
  • Develop confidence in the workplace
  • Network and meet new people
  • Learn about work requirements and employer expectations
  • Identify and explore employment opportunities
  • Find out more about businesses in their communities

Employers will be able to:

  • Develop disability confidence in your organisation or business
  • Learn more about free disability employment services and support available for employers
  • Promote awareness of disability in the workplace on a national platform
  • Showcase your leadership in corporate social responsibility

There is no obligation to employ the participant after the placement, and both employers and job seekers will be supported by the SSI Disability Employment Services teams and JobAccess Australia, so the day is a mutually beneficial and rewarding experience.

If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, contact us on 02 8713 9200 or email desemployment@ssi.org.au

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