School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES and TTW) - House with No Steps

School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES and TTW)

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Our School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) and transition to work (TTW) programs can help you get job ready

School leaver employment supports, SLES, at House with No Steps

If you have a disability, the prospect of employment can be a little daunting – but fortunately, we can help your transition to work every step of the way.

About School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) and our transition to work program

SLES is a new support covered under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to help school leavers transition to work.

Our SLES and transition to work programs are about building your skills and confidence to help you get job ready, after completing Year 12.

Each program offers you individualised support for up to two years, and can be tailored to help you achieve your employment goal.

Employment goals may include:

  • Work experience
  • Job training
  • Travel training
  • Linkages to ongoing employment support

What you will achieve:

  • Feel ready and confident to take the next steps to finding a job you love
  • Hands on work experience
  • Preparation for the social and practical aspects of having a job
  • A career plan

What our SLES or transition to work program offer:

Our SLES or transition to work programs are creative and flexible to make sure it meets your individual needs. Some of the things you will learn include:

  • Employment skills
  • Communication
  • Team building
  • Enjoying a healthy lifestyle including cooking and exercise
  • Job preparation – resumes and cover letters
  • Negotiating employment opportunities
  • Looking for a job including job matching
  • Integration into new workplaces
  • Integration into other educational options such as university or TAFE

Our program includes both small group and individual activities, and allows you to develop and learn at your own pace in our secure, fun, and supportive environment.

About the training

Completed over the two years, this training will help prepare you for the workforce and develop the skills you need to help you find a job you love.

Different tools will be used to support you including training workbooks, group activities, discussions, scenario planning, research tasks, video materials, and work experience.

Activities include:

  • Develop an individual vocational plan with support
  • Develop personal management skills for work
  • Participate in job seeking activities
  • Participate in vocational tasters/activities
  • Participate in practical placement with support
  • Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • Participate in basic workplace communication
  • Work with numbers and money in simple familiar situations
  • Work with measurement in simple, familiar situations
  • Work effectively with others

There is also an option to gain a motor vehicle driver’s licence, a forklift licence, Workcover White Card, First Aid certificate, barista, RSA/RSG, and learners permit if these are listed as a recognised goal in your plan.

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