More Than Just a Job aims to make open employment for people with intellectual disability an everyday occurrence.
We offer workshops and peer groups for people with intellectual disability looking for a job.
We provide personalised training and support to businesses who want to make their workplace inclusive.
Our workshops are facilitated by people with intellectual disability and by CID inclusion staff.
Use these links to find out more about our workshops. They will take you further down the page.
Funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services.
More Than Just a Job for Me
Are you a person with intellectual disability looking for a job?
The More Than Just a Job for Me workshop can help you
- Understand your skills and strengths
- Know your career goals
- Choose jobs that are right for you.
More Than Just a Job for Business
More Than Just a Job for Business supports businesses to be more inclusive.
We come to your place of business and explain the steps you can take to successfully hire a person with intellectual disability. We provide you with practical guides and resources and will be available to support your business and the person you hire throughout the process.
This includes providing training and support for staff members who will be colleagues to a person with intellectual disability
Support for your business can include:
- recruitment and job customisation
- workplace adjustment support
- monitoring of inclusive practices
- feedback, coaching and support on inclusive practices
More Than Just a Job for Staff
More Than Just a Job for Staff is a 3 to 4 hour long workshop.
We go behind the scenes of the More Than Just a Job For Me workshop that we run for people with intellectual disability. We show you how to uncover a person’s strengths and skills. We share the exercises we use in the workshops and unpack why and how we use them.
This workshop will help you understand how to develop goals around getting a job for people with intellectual disability.
In this workshop you will learn what tools to use to enable someone to:
- Think about the kind of work a person would like
- Find their interests and strengths
- Set employment goals
- Find supports
This is suited for teachers and support workers for people with intellectual disability.
Contact us to inquire about times and dates. We can adjust to your schedule.
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