Supported Employment Service

Earn While You Learn

For people with a disability who need a little bit of extra support on the job, Windgap provides a range of Supported Employment opportunities.

From our Growability Garden Crew, to the variety of work we offer in our warehouse operations, there is something for everyone.

We also offer work training opportunities in our Hospitality and Café program withinour in-house Café and with our hospitality workplace partners.

Warehouse Operations

Our purpose built, professional warehouse is one of Windgap’s Australian Disability Enterprises (ADE), offering a variety of jobs, skills and training opportunities.

Jobs can vary from picking and packing, sorting, filling gift baskets, to putting labels on products, building boxes or shrink wrapping items.

We have many business that we partner with to provide a range of work in our warehouse, offering variety of jobs to learn and practice new skills. As a member of our warehouse ADE, each individual will receive experience and training in:

  • Operating a range of equipment including, pallet jacks, pallet wrapping machines, compactors, and shrink wrap equipment
  • Conveyer belt operations
  • Picking, packing and sorting skills
  • Building boxes of different shapes and sizes
  • Quality control and Work Health and Safety

Certification Opportunities

Depending on the interests of employees, we also partner with TAFE NSW to provide onsite training for qualifications.

The current TAFE certification we have on offer is in Warehouse Operations and Forklift License.

Growability provides Supported Employment in residential and commercial lawn mowing and garden services within the community.

Supported Employees can earn an income while receiving real on the job work experience and skill development, by our professional team leaders who work with each individual’s talents and skills. There are many roles within Growability, providing employees with a range of experiences, roles and development.

Work Experience and Skill Training:

  • Training in using a lawn mower and whipper snipper
  • Leaf blowing, wheel barrows, branch and waste removal
  • Planting, weeding, pruning, trimming, fertilising
  • Pressure washing and cleaning up
  • Other garden maintenance, improvements and upkeep
  • Customer service
  • Work Health and Safety

Click here to learn more about Growability’s certification opportunities

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Talk to us

We’re here to help. Talk to our team for more information, support or advice.

Call us:

(02) 8337 3600
Monday to Friday 8.30am-4pm

Send an enquiry:

Please send us the details of your enquiry and we’ll get back to you by the next business day.

FAQs

Why choose Windgap’s Supported Employment Services?

Windgap fosters an inclusive workplace environment, providing a range of part time roles available for participants in our Supported Employment Services.

Participants who wish to develop their independence, employability skills and individuals who enjoy working in a caring and social team environment benefit the most from Windgap’s Supported Employment Services.

What employment and training programs does Windgap currently offer participants?

Windgap currently offers three main training and employment opportunities for participants within our Supported Employment Services as well as within our School Leavers Employment Support Program.

  1. Commercial warehouse roles within our Australian Disability Enterprises (ADE) team work across areas such as assembly, picking, packing and work health and safety skills training.
  2. Gardening and garden maintenance within our Growability team.
  3. Catering, hospitality training and skills development within our Tukka Box Café team.

What can local businesses do to support our employment programs?

Local businesses can also benefit from partnering with Windgap, including commercial manufacturing and distribution companies who have unique packing requirements for their products.

Other clients and partners benefit by providing opportunities for our teams to fulfil their service requirements, including laser cutting and engraving services, gardening maintenance, warehouse picking and packing, and catering services.

Windgap also encourages a range of volunteer programs such as Corporate Volunteering which provide professionals and retired professionals with unique opportunities to share their skills and give back to their community.

What other services can Windgap provide for your business?

As well as warehouse packing, garden maintenance and catering, we also offer custom laser cutting and engraving services for glass, wood, metal and plastic items.

Bespoke designs such as engraved trophies can be ordered for your events, items cut to size or shape as required and laser engraved with personalised messages.

Please contact our Service Team for a quote.