Disability Employment Services

DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT SERVICES is an Australian Government initiative that helps eligible jobseekers
with a disability, injury or health condition find sustainable employment.

What is Disability Employment Services?

DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT SERVICES is an Australian Government initiative that helps eligible jobseekers with a disability, injury or health condition find sustainable employment.
This can include:

  • Discovering what you love and are good at!
  • Developing your skills!
  • Finding training courses!
  • Gaining real-world work experience!
  • Managing health issues that could be making it hard to secure work

How can SANDBAG help me?

SANDBAG can help with:

  • Advice on finding, changing or keeping a job
  • Resume writing
  • Assistance with job applications
  • Interview tips and preparation
  • Approaching employers and searching for vacancies
  • Negotiation of wage subsidies with potential employers
  • Access to workplace modification funding
  • Disability specific education and training in your workplace

What will happen when I get a job?

The support doesn’t stop once you’ve got the job!  SANDBAG will support you on the job for as long as you need throughout your journey to becoming an independent worker.

Where are you?

Our Disability Employment Service is available at 5 convenient locations across Brisbane’s northern suburbs, all easily accessible by public transport.  You can find us at:

  • SANDGATE COMMUNITY CENTRE: 153 Rainbow Street, Sandgate
  • BRACKEN RIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTRE: 77 Bracken Street, Bracken Ridge
  • NUNDAH NEIGHBORHOOD CENTRE: 14 Station Street, Nundah
  • PICABEEN COMMUNITY CENTRE: 22 Hoben Street, Mitchelton
  • ZILLMERE COMMUNITY CENTRE: 54 Handford Road, Zillmere

Our DES staff, Kat Roberts and Iram Khan, are committed to providing a quality service for participants and are ready to help you now!

How do I contact you?

For more information or to book an appointment please contact us on 3862 3244, or email
des@sandbag.org.au

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