SensWide provides quality job support to job seekers with a variety of barriers to employment:

SensWide is a leading provider of Disability Employment Services (DES) for Deaf, hard of hearing, low vision or blind job seekers in Melbourne. Job seekers and workers with a sensory loss are able to get expert employment assistance from a qualified team of professionals across all of metropolitan Melbourne.

SensWide offers a specialist  employment program to people with a disability who idenitfy as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (GLBTIQ+) individuals - it's called WorkingOUT

SensWide delivers a high Generalist DES program to job seekers with any disability or medical injury from our Melbourne and Preston, Greensborough and Epping offices.

 

Our aim at SensWide is to support job seekers into a suitable job as quickly as possible and make sure the placement is an ongoing success.

You will be assigned an Employment Consultant who will get to know your particular strengths, skills and circumstances.  This means that they better understand what you need and how we can provide the right assistance.  Employment Consultants know just how hard it can be to find a job; you'll benefit from their training, experience, marketing skills, and from their encouragement.

SensWide offers a range of services before a job seeker starts working:

  • Assistance with joining the program
  • Career counselling
  • Skills gap identification
  • Training options
  • Referrals to audiology and hearing loss management services
  • Job search technique training
  • Preparing a professional resume
  • Marketing your skills to employers
  • Job interview practice and support
  • Interpreter support
  • Referrals to other support agencies


SensWide provides a range of support once you start a new job:

  • Providing access to the Employment Assistance Fund
  • Workplace modifications ( e.g. flashing alarms, TTYs etc)
  • Disability Awareness Training
  • Trans@work and LGBTIQ+ Awareness training
  • Auslan interpreters
  • Workplace assessments
  • Ongoing support as required

 

Contact us today

SensWide Employment
03 8620 7155 03 9614 3070 03 9614 3062
Contact clinic

Melbourne

Level 7
34 Queen Street
Melbourne 3000

Frankston - Suite 12, 108-112 Young Street, Frankston 3199
Greensborough - Suite 2, 35 Main Street, Greensborough 3088
Preston - 426 High Street, Preston 3072
Sunshine - 7 City Place, Sunshine 3020

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  • Disability Employment Services