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Confidence and a career

Confidence and a career

All over Australia, Disability Enterprises collectively employ more than 20,000 Australians with disability in a range of jobs. These jobs include gardeners, store people, maintenance workers, IT professionals, recyclers, caterers and many more.

BuyAbility partners with Disability Enterprises from across the country to find out when and where jobs are available. We can provide you with the right information to start your career in supported employment.

 

Barkuma

Barkuma is a leading Disability Enterprise in South Australia. It provides opportunities for people with disability to develop skills, confidence and experience in a working environment.

Currently, Barkuma has positions available at its Elizabeth and Holden Hill sites in confidential document destruction, food and cosmetic packaging, assembly, labelling and mail outs.

“We offer a range of training opportunities, and if you wish to move into mainstream employment we can refer you to our employment service,” says a Barkuma representative.

To qualify for supported employment at Barkuma, you must:

  • Be 16 years old;
  • Have an intellectual disability;
  • Be willing to undertake an unpaid work experience placement;
  • Be eligible for a Disability Support Pension (DSP);
  • Have a current NDIS plan with ‘Finding & Keeping a Job’ as a goal of employment;
  • Be seeking full-time employment; and
  • Meet assessment requirements.

If this sounds like you, or if you would like more information, contact the friendly team at Barkuma on 08 8252 8666 or email barkuma@barkuma.com.au.

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