Finding a job can be life-changing, so feeling understood and supported is a crucial part of moving confidently towards employment. At CHESS Connect our purpose is to assist local people living with a health condition, injury or disability to prepare for, find and sustain employment so they can live fulfilling lives of self reliance and wellness.
Our vision is to continue to provide professional, targeted support to local people on their job search journey – guided by our values of integrity, respect and empowerment.
To be eligible for direct registration with CHESS Connect for our DES program you must:
We help people living with a health condition, injury or disability find and sustain employment. Our tailored services:
If your health is impacting your work we can support you at no cost to help you stay in your job or return to work. Our specialist staff can accompany you in your workplace to:
Our support continues, even after you get a job. We can assist with:
SLES stands for School Leaver Employment Supports. It is available to school leavers who are eligible for the NDIS. SLES will can assist with:
For over 20 years CHESS Connect have been supporting local jobseekers into work. We are the regional specialists in disability employment, with strong connections with community and industry. Our staff are committed to supporting your goals in achieving sustainable and fulfilling employment.