iCare Disability Employment Centre

At iCare Disability Employment Centre, we believe that disability is not equal to inability. We offer disability employment services and employment opportunities for people living with disabilities. 

iCare Disability Employment Centre (iDEC)

INSPIRE.EMPOWER.EQUIP

iCare Disability Employment Centre (iDEC) is the latest community project established and steered by iCare Community Services Inc. Since iCares’ inception, the aim has always been to change and transform the lives of people with a disability. iDEC will definitely achieve that. iDEC is an employment linkage and capacity building project for the people with a disability and includes an Op Shop, Laundromat and Free Clothing Hamper support services that will be manned and operated by people with a disability.

 

Our Purpose

To provide Supported Employment linkage, community access, and capacity-building employment services to people with a disability. 

Our Goal

To reduce the gap in unemployment for people with a disability. We believe together, we can.  

What We Do

The iCare Disability employment centre provides meaningful employment opportunities for people with disability. Our supported employment program allows you to learn new skills, earn a wage, make friends and reach your career goals. 

What We Do

The iCare Disability employment centre provides meaningful employment opportunities for people with disability. Our supported employment program allows you to learn new skills, earn a wage, make friends and reach your career goals. 

Benefits of our Supported Employment

Why choose iDEC?

While we understand the importance of providing people with disability the opportunity to work in an open employment environment, some people require more support than others.

Our supported employment allows you to earn real-life employment skills whilst still having access to ongoing coaching and daily support.

You will be joining a fun, welcoming team, have the opportunity to meet new people and make new friends, with plenty of social events and activities along the way!

Our Core Values

Person-Centered

We provide services that meet individual needs

Accessibility

We are open to every participant who want to progress in employment.

Respect

We value every client and ensure they are treated with dignity at all times.

Empowerment

We build the capacity of all our participants

Person-Centered

Services that meet individual needs.

Empowerment

We build participants’ capacity.

Respect

We value every client and ensure they are treated with dignity at all times. 

Accessibility

We are open and available to every participant who want to progress in employment.

Team member

We draw on our global network by team of experts.

Donald Johnson

Executive Manager

Alan Smith

Managing Director

Joyce Thompson

Executive Manager

Kathleen Smith

Managing Director

Frequently Asked Questions

People who have an injury, illness or disability that affects their ability to work are eligible for Disability Employment Services. Check out our list of supported conditions.

To be eligible for Disability Employment Services you will also need to:

  • Have a diagnosed injury, illness or disability
  • Are aged at least 14 to 65
  • Are at or above the minimum legal working age in your state or territory
  • Are able to work at least eight hours per week (with support when required)
  • Are an Australian resident
  • Receive an income support payment
  • Are not studying full time (unless you’re an eligible school leaver)
  • Are not working at or above your assessed employment capacity

Disability Employment Services also helps people living with injury or health condition (including mental health condition) find meaningful work.

Absolutely. At iCare Disability Employment Centre, we understand that not all conditions we live with are visible and that’s why the support we provide is bespoke to your needs. Research suggests that the right role with the right employer can be beneficial to our mental wellbeing and your Job Coach will be able to support you in finding a role that aligns with your circumstances.

At iCare Disability Employment Centre, we believe that disability is not equal to inability. We offer disability employment services and employment opportunities for people living with disabilities.

Leppington NSW 2179
1300 721 755
(9am - 05 pm)
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