Department of Social Services

Department of Social Services

The Department of Social Services (DSS) is Australia’s pre-eminent social policy agency. Our mission is to improve the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

Our Commitment

As lead agency on disability policy, increasing employment outcomes for people with disability is a priority. We aspire to be a leader in the employment of people with disability; our commitment and approach to the attraction, recruitment, retention and development of people with disability is set out in our Disability Workforce Action Plan 2015-2018, which aims to position DSS as an Australian Public Service (APS) workplace of choice for people with disability.

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Disability Employment Services and JobAccess

DSS helps support people with disability through a range of programs and services, including Disability Employment Services (DES), which helps people whose disability, injury or health condition is their main barrier to finding work and keeping a job.

JobAccess provides all the information you need on disability employment, including Disability Employment Services. JobAccess is funded by DSS and provides information on financial support, workplace modifications, help with finding and changing jobs, creating flexible work environments, links to career advice and training courses, connecting with employers and providers and offers a range of tools and resources for people with disability, employers and service providers.

Want to know more about JobAccess?

         ·            Visit the JobAccess website

         ·            Call JobAccess on 1800 464 800


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