School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) forms a critical bridge between school life and work.
SLES is available during the final years of school and directly after leaving school, generally up to two years and it is a major component of Access and Opportunity's deliverables to the community.
SLES delivered through Access and Opportunity focusses on;
· helping school leaving aged participants explore and understand their work potential
· capacity building , developing skills, independence and confidence to work
· tailoring needs to the individual and their unique pathway to employment
SLES is about generating a Unique pathway to employment, which makes it different for every participant and is based entirely on their individual aspirations, skills, abilities, interests , and personal and family circumstances. Providing supports to develop job-ready skills, helping them to find employment and building confidence to remain in their future workplaces.
Our staff assist in building a participant's ability and confidence to enter the workforce. This can be funded through the NDIS for up to two years depending on the individual circumstances and needs. The service covers a variety of areas of learning some of which are money handling Skills, time management Skills, Communication Skills, Work experience, travel skills and personal development Skills.
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Our primary goal for any participant in this program is to help participants find employment.