Supported Employment Service

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Our Warehouse

Our purpose built, fully functioning warehouse is one of our Australian Disability Enterprises (ADE) to provide supported employment to adults with intellectual disabilities.

There are many roles and opportunities within our warehouse, providing each of our participants with a range of jobs and skill development.

Work Experience and Skill Training

As a member of our warehouse ADE, each individual will receive experience and training in:

  • a range of equipment including compactors, pallet jacks, pallet wrapping, and shrink wrap machines;
  • picking and packing;
  • quality control; and
  • Work Health and Safety training.

Growability

BSI

Growability provides supported employment to adults with intellectual disabilities in residential and commercial gardening and lawn maintenance.

Our Growability team is managed by experienced gardening and grounds keeping professionals, who work alongside each individual to understand talents and areas for upskilling.

This person centred approach ensures we match each individual to the best role for them within the team and can provide continuous opportunities for growth, training and success.

Work Experience and Skill Training

There are many roles within the Growability team, providing a range of opportunities for skill development, training and experiences.

As a member of the Growability team each individual will receive experience and training in:

  • lawn mowing and edging;
  • weeding, pruning and trimming;
  • fertilising, mulching and soil conditioning;
  • leaf blowing, branch and waste removal;
  • planting and gardening;
  • overall garden maintenance, improvements and upkeep
  • equipment training with lawn mowers, leaf blowers, whipper snippers, hedging and edging tools, wheel barrows, mulching and other gardening equipment;
  • customer service and communication skills;
  • Work Health and Safety training; and
  • an opportunity to receive further qualifications in horticulture with TAFE NSW

Certification opportunities

Depending on the goals within each individuals plan and their personal interests, we also partner with TAFE NSW to provide a range of onsite training and qualifications.

The current TAFE Certifications we offer include:

TAFE Certification in Horticulture
Learn about all aspects of landscaping, using a range of tools, education on plant varieties, garden care and maintenance.

Talk to us

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

Call us:

1300 NDIS CARE or (02) 8337 3600
Monday to Friday 8am-5pm

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.