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NDIS Jobs Roadshows coming to You!

NDIS Jobs Roadshows coming to You!

It is estimated that there are 36,000 new workers needed for the Queensland disability sector. As part of the NTSSS Growing the NDIS Workforce Strategy, hundreds of employers and employees will be linking up online across the state to fill prospective jobs as part of new Jobs Roadshows. Jobs Roadshows will take place online in […]

Using the Human Factor to Attract Future Workforce

Using the Human Factor to Attract Future Workforce

A new WorkAbility program under NTSSS called The Human Factor, is being launched in selected Queensland state high schools to draw Year 11 and 12 students to the sector. The Human Factor Disability Workforce Pathway Program is funded by the Department of Education Small Business and Training (DESBT) to deliver vocational training in schools for […]

Carbal Support Services building Warwick’s NDIS Capacity

Carbal Support Services building Warwick’s NDIS Capacity

NTSSS Project Officer Julie Allen visited Carbal Support Services in Warwick as it grows its NDIS services. The Carbal Support Services’ NDIS Department has grown from two staff to a team of five over the past year, and now supports 16 NDIS participants. The team provides client-focused and culturally appropriate support for Aboriginal and Torres […]

NDIS Principles and VET Practitioner’s Leadership Program

NDIS Principles and VET Practitioner’s Leadership Program

WorkAbility Qld and TAFE Queensland are partnering to deliver a new program initiative to vocational practitioners and teachers across Queensland who deliver qualifications relevant to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The first the NDIS Principles and VET Practitioner’s Leadership Program is currently being delivered via Zoom in real time across six two-hour sessions to […]

Join the Review of the Support Coordinators Model

Join the Review of the Support Coordinators Model

Did you know 156,912 (40%) NDIS participants have support coordination funded in their current plans? With such a big cohort of people utilising this essential part of their service the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is proposing a review regarding the current service model to support coordination. The NDIA invites feedback from participants, providers, representative […]

NDIS Workforce Regional Reports Available Now

NDIS Workforce Regional Reports Available Now

NDIS Workforce Research Reports for Brisbane North, Brisbane South, Ipswich and Toowoomba are available now! The research project is in partnership with WorkAbility Queensland and Jobs Queensland and has been led by Central Queensland University (CQU) CSIRO’s Data61, and Global Community Resourcing. Research conducted in 2019 aims to investigate the skills shortage, impacts and themes […]

WorkAbility Welcomes New Team Members!

WorkAbility Welcomes New Team Members!

The Team behind WorkAbility is growing! Project Officers Alana Sinnamon and Lisa Steele have recently joined the team. Employed by National Disability Services (NDS) they bring great knowledge, enthusiasm, and connections from across the community services sector. Alana and Lisa will be working on programs led by NDS as part of the Workability Consortium, such […]

Free Sector Training

Free Sector Training

For people living with uncertainty about their careers training is available to help prepare Queenslanders return to work. TAFE Queensland and Queensland Government have teamed up to offer a variety of free Skill Sets to upskill people in the community services sector and other priority industries. Skill Sets relevant to community services include: Community Care […]

Common Induction for NDIS Workforce Piloting in Queensland

Common Induction for NDIS Workforce Piloting in Queensland

WorkAbility Qld has commenced a new Common Induction pilot program targeted at the NDIS workforce and which may benefit the broader community services industry. The Common Induction for NDIS Workforce Pilot, funded by Department of Education Small Business and Training (DESBT), will be delivered with selected partners and providers in Far North Queensland and South […]

JobSeekers Support for people with disability

JobSeekers Support for people with disability

As we know people with disability are facing unique challenges during this pandemic, including accessing employment opportunities. Given the number of individuals now trying to access Centrelink and other employment related services, there may be insufficient or delayed support for people with disability looking for work. We are concerned about the length of time that […]

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