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Hiring people with a disability offers many benefits and fosters an inclusive workplace. In a time when diversity and inclusion are so important, businesses that prioritise helping people with disabilities stand out from other employers.

Not only do you create a safe space and improve company culture, but you also gain a competitive edge. Learn how ETC’s Disability Employment Services team can help your business thrive and streamline the recruitment process.

Disability Employment Services (DES) are specialised programs designed to facilitate the integration of people with a disability, injury or illness into the workplace. They encompass a range of services, including job placement, skills development, and ongoing assistance. ETC is a leading provider of the DES program, and our recruitment team is dedicated to finding staff who are the best fit for your business.

Some of the many benefits of employing people with disability include:

  • Access a wider talent pool that includes skilled and motivated individuals who are often overlooked.
  • Harness the unique perspectives and experiences of employees with disabilities for innovation and problem-solving.
  • Showcase your commitment to inclusivity, improving your brand’s reputation and attractiveness to customers and partners.
  • Inclusivity can lead to positive PR and increased consumer loyalty.
  • Diverse teams often yield increased creativity and better decision-making, ultimately boosting productivity.
  • Employees with health conditions often exhibit outstanding flexibility, robustness, and loyalty.
  • Wage subsidies ranging up to $10,000 may be available to businesses that hire eligible individuals into ongoing jobs.

By supporting disability employment and promoting inclusivity, your business can utilise the advantages of a diverse workforce. From enhancing your reputation to unlocking the potential of talented individuals with disabilities, the benefits are numerous. Start your journey towards becoming a more inclusive employer today and witness the positive transformation within your organisation.

Contact our Disability Employment Services Team

ETC’s DES Team can provide support recruiting job seekers with disabilities and mentoring on the job.

The best news is these services come at no cost to you as ETC is subsidised by the Australian Government.

Contact our team in your area by calling 1800 007 400 or fill out the Enquiry Form on this page.



Get one of our Business Relationship team members to contact you about our employer services today.

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