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TTW OE Outcomes.

Jobsupport's 13 sites all achieved a star rating of 5.00 in DSS's March 2016 Star Ratings.  The March 2016 ratings are the last publicly available ratings.  Star Ratings for every service in Australia are available on the DEEWR website. (Best viewed with Internet Explorer or Safari)
DSS have published the employment outcomes for all Australian services by type of disability. This data is available on the DEEWR website. Inclusion Australia has consolidated the results for every service.
See the Jobsupport Star Ratings Update - Sydney and Jobsupport Star Ratings Update - Melbourne for details

TTW OE Outcomes.

ADHC publishes TTW Service results annually.  The latest data release shows the outcomes achieved by 2012 school leavers at the end of their TTW program. Approximately 40% of the Open Employment placements in Sydney were through Jobsupport.  (For the 2006 Open Employment outcome results for Metro North click here and for Metro South click here.)
See Jobsupport TTW Outcomes Factsheet.
Russell O'Grady
20 years with Jobsupport & McDonalds
 
The Hon. Dr. Stone & Anna Chan (20yr employee)
The Hon. Dr. Stone &
Anna Chan (20yr employee) 
 
The program creates growth in self-confidence and self-esteem, as well as higher wages leading to independence.
- Phil Tuckerman CEO Jobsupport, Inc.
How to Refer

Referrals to Jobsupport Open Employment and Jobsupport Transition Programs

Jobsupport's combination of Transition to Work/Transition to Employment and Open Employment services provides an opportunity for a wide range of people with an intellectual disability to successfully enter the paid workforce.


Referrals are regularly received from parents, schoolteachers, and other disability services. Contact your closest Jobsupport office for either Open Employment or Transition referrals  (See Contact page)

The assessment processes for the Jobsupport Open Employment program and the Jobsupport Transition program are closely linked.

Open Employment Referrals

Jobsupport’s Open Employment program caters specifically for people with a significant intellectual disability who require careful job matching, initial one-to-one on-the-job support for several weeks and ongoing support to maintain employment. People who are not school leavers or school leavers who wish to go straight to employment should contact their closest Jobsupport office, as listed on our contact page, for assessment or further information.

The assessment process is intended to determine eligibility and achieve the best possible job match. The assessment process has five steps:

•    Background reports are obtained from various sources including the applicant’s last school

•    An interview is arranged with the applicant and his/her parents or advocates



•    Work trials are arranged for the applicant based on their interests and skills 


•    If the applicant is determined eligible for the Jobsupport program a meeting is arranged to review a summary of the information gathered. This is recorded as an Assessment Summary and provides the basis for job searching and job matching



•    Applicants who are not currently eligible for the Jobsupport program are referred elsewhere.


Jobsupport Transition Referrals

Jobsupport Transition provides a service for school leavers with an intellectual disability who need extra help before they attempt paid employment. 

To access Jobsupport Transition a person needs to have been granted Transition To Work or Transition to Employment funding. However, referrals and assessment can begin before funding has been finalised.


There are advantages in referring to Jobsupport Transition as early as possible in the final year of school and before Transition To Work funding has been granted.

•    Early identification of transition goals assists with early program commencement in the new year.

•    More detailed information on how Jobsupport Transition will be able to assist the service user makes program selection choices clearer for school leavers and families/advocates.


•    Jobsupport Transition can provide support in funding appeals, should it be agreed that a school leaver has been granted inappropriate funding.

For more information on the assessment process for Jobsupport Transition, contact our office as listed on the contact page .