Supported Employment for Individuals with Disabilities

Find a sense of purpose through meaningful work.

Supported Employment empowers individuals with disabilities to actively engage in the workforce. Our dedicated disability support workers provide on-the-job guidance and support, enabling people with disabilities to fully participate in meaningful work.

At OC Connections Enterprises, we foster a nurturing and inclusive work environment where every employee can flourish.

We prioritise building confidence, nurturing new skills, and instilling a sense of pride in the exceptional quality of work produced. Our workplaces are not only safe and professional, but also fun-filled spaces where individuals can thrive.

We offer opportunities in Administration and Document Management, Car Washing, Packing, and Light Manufacturing.

Administration and Document Management

If working in an office environment is your goal, our Administration and Document Management opportunities are perfect for you. Join our OCCE Administration team as a Supported Employee and unlock a world of possibilities!

Work at our South Oakleigh office or collaborate with teams at various Melbourne-based businesses. Strengthen your organisation, time management, customer service, communication, teamwork, and goal-oriented skills.

Embrace a rewarding career where you can thrive. Explore our office opportunities today.

Packing & Assembly

As a Supported Employee in our Packing Warehouse located in Oakleigh South, you’ll engage in a variety of tasks such as general packing, assembly, collating, mailing, shrink wrapping, and heat sealing.

Our opportunities go beyond basic packing, providing a chance to progress your skills and receive training and hands-on experience in pallet strapping, pallet jack operations, and forklift driving.

Discover a fulfilling career where you can develop valuable expertise while contributing to a thriving packaging operation.

Car Washing

Our Car Wash Service operates directly on our clients’ premises, catering to government, commercial, and community service businesses. As a Supported Employee, you’ll engage with a diverse range of individuals and work environments, creating meaningful connections along the way.

While being trained in our environmentally friendly cleaning system, you’ll also develop essential teamwork, communication, and direction-following skills. There are also opportunities to step up and showcase your leadership potential by supervising a team of peers.

Our current OCCE car wash sites include locations such as Victoria Police (9 stations from South Melbourne to Chelsea), the Mordialloc Freeway Project, Baptcare (Sunshine), Melbourne’s Cheapest Cars, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Education, City of Casey, and the City of Kingston.

Drive your career forward by joining our Car Wash team!

Light Manufacturing

If you enjoy hands-on work in a team environment, then our light manufacturing opportunities may be of interest to you.

Join our team and help complete manufacturing projects for our commercial customers, or help produce our premier product, the OC Eco T-Top Bollard®, which is Australia’s only environmentally sustainable bollard made from 100% recycled plastic.

Eligibility and Funding

NDIS funding is required to become a Supported Employee. The funding is called Supports in Employment as is part of your CORE support in your NDIS plan.

OC Connections Enterprises can provide you with a quote for supports in employment based on your support needs.

Supported Employees are required to work a minimum 2 days per week. Whilst 1:1 support is provided, Supported Employees must also be able to work in a group setting (1:7 ratio).

 

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Taking the first step...

We invite potential new employees for a meet and greet, and a tour of our premises, located at 1088 Centre Road, Oakleigh South. Here, you can see firsthand the different social enterprises you could potentially work within.

A half day volunteer work trial is offered to provide you with an opportunity to experience working in the team and working on the jobs.

This work trial also allows us to see if we can provide the supports required to ensure you get the most out of your employment, and to also determine your baseline skills.

If work is something you are interested in exploring, contact us today to chat about your options!

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