Disability Employment Services Tag

Robert finds a new lease on life, after health conditions left him unable to work

For a long time Robert has been struggling with health conditions that left him unable to work. On top of that medications were extremely expensive with no income coming in, often costing him $100 per month on top of his other bills. This left him depressed and ate away at his self esteem. So when Robert approached ON-Q to see if they can assist him to find work, they worked closely with him to rebuild his self esteem in the first...

School Leaver Krissy finds Employment, thanks to ON-Q

When Krissy recently left school her major goal was to find work. Her path was not an easy one though, being diagnosed with autism and a significant language impairment. Despite this, Krissy lives quite independently with her mother and her twin sister and at her young age, already has her drivers’ license. Krissy really wanted paid employment and took part in the School Leaver Employment Support program through ON-Q. The program assists young school leavers with a disability to successfully transition to...

Where there’s a Will, there’s a way

How School Leaver Employment Support helped Will into a Telecommunications Apprenticeship Transitioning from school can be a particularly daunting time, but especially so if you are a person with a disability.  This is where ON-Q can assist through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) School Leaver Employment Support (SLES) just as the support recently assisted Will Purcell into his career pathway. As part of SLES, Will, a student at Ballina High, met one-on-one with Craig Wilson from ON-Q on a weekly basis....

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