Careers and Employer Liaison Centre Programs and events
The Career and Employer Liaison Centre (CELC) provides a diverse range of services and programs to students and recent graduates including workshops, job posting services, careers advice and a comprehensive range of careers resources. Please contact us should you have any queries regarding access to our programs, services and events.
- Tel: (08) 8201 2832
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Careers for Graduates with Disability
Graduate Careers Australia has published a comprehensive booklet on 'Careers for Graduates with Disability'. This booklet can be collected from our office or downloaded from Graduate Careers Australia .
The accompanying booklet, 'Careers for Graduates with Disability – More Information' can also be downloaded from Graduate Careers Australia , and provides further details of useful resources and websites.
Careers for Graduates with Disability addresses issues related to:
- Disclosing disability
- Negotiating work place adjustments and flexible work practices with an employer
- Anti-discrimination legislation covering disability employment
- Self Assessment, Job Search, Work Experience and Volunteering
- Managing Your Disability in the Workplace
- Where to Find Help.
Numerous Graduate Profiles in the booklet illustrate personal stories.
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity
- Australian Human Rights Commission
- Australian Human Rights Commission (Employment Section)
- Equal Opportunity Commission (South Australia)
- Disability Information and Resource Centre, SA (DIRC)
- National Disability Coordination Officer Program (NDCO) - funds a national network consisting of 31 coordination officers. These officers offer information, coordination and referral services for people with a disability who are interested in, or enrolled in, post-school education and training. This website includes a range of resources on disability and employment services and includes news and updates.
- UseMyAbility - a UK site which offers practical advice and guidance in relation to the development of students' employability skills.
- Willing and Able Mentoring (WAM) - fee service basis
- Centrelink - Working with an illness, injury or disability
- Overcoming barriers to study or work - Centrelink provides access a wide range of services to help you study and work if you are ill, injured or disabled.
- Disability services that help you look for work - services to help you look for work specifically tailored to those with disabilities.
- Getting modifications to your workplace - a scheme that enables reimbursement to employment agencies or employers for the costs of necessary workplace modifications when employing people with disabilities.
- Your job if it is in jeopardy due to your disability - a service to help those whose jobs are in jeopardy to keep their job.
- Assisting your employers with wages - a number of schemes that can assist employers with the additional costs of employing a person with a disability.
- Travelling to work - financial assistance for people with disabilities who are employed or are in training or jobseeking and are unable to use public transport without substantial assistance.
Disability Employment Services
- Australian Network on Disability (AND) - not-for-profit organisation resourced by its members to advance the inclusion of people with disability in all aspects of business. Stepping into... is a four week paid internship program running during the Winter and Summer semester breaks (interstate)
- CRS Australia - provider of disability employment and assessment services to people with a disability, injury or health condition.
- Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)
- Disability Works Australia (DWA) - The role of DWA is to facilitate the provision of employment for people with disabilities by providing employers with access to a single, free, effective contact point for recruiting people with disabilities.
- Disclosure - Thinking About Disclosure, Choosing Your Path Disclosure: It’s a Personal Decision
- Education to Employment Package
- JobAccess - provides advice on every stage of the employment process - preparing to look for work, how to look for jobs and, if you need it, support in the workplace once you’ve found a job.