STEPS Employment is a specialised employment service aimed at assisting clients with mental health barriers or other permanent disabilities, to gain and maintain employment in the open labour market. Since 1989, STEPS has provided employment support to people with a range of disabilities, mature aged, parents returning to work and youth. We also provide Training and Skills Development, and a Job in Jeopardy Program. For employers that have vacancies we offer free recruitment services, wage subsidies and fortnightly Post Placement Support. The services that STEPS provides are funded by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, DEEWR.

 


 

How does STEPS work?

Clients who join the STEPS program are assigned an Employment Counsellor, who works on a one–on-one basis to address issues relating to both obtaining and /or maintaining employment including:

  • Employment history and future goals

  • Education history and future goals

  • Medical history

  • Health and well being

  • Accommodation issues

 


 

Once accepted into the STEPS program, we assess you and gather a great deal of information to help you find suitable employment. We look at areas such as:

  • Warehousing

  • Retail

  • Hospitality

  • Office/Admin roles

  • Driving roles

  • Apprenticeships

  • Traineeships

  • Trade

Clients are able to access our STEPS program through direct registration or through a Centrelink referral.

For more information contact 02 9415 1301