05 Nov 2012 – Contract expands Sureway’s support for job seekers with Disability
Sureway, a leading provider of employment services throughout rural and regional NSW, South Australia and Victoria and metropolitan Adelaide, has been awarded a contract to assist individuals with disabilities transition to sustainable employment and independence. The contract for the Disability Employment Services Employment Support Service (DES-ESS) was awarded by the Department of Education, Employment, and Workplace Relations (DEEWR). The contract represents a significant expansion of the Company’s current work under the DES-ESSprogram.
Ms Kate Ellis, Minister for Employment Participation and Minister for Early Childhood and Childcare said. “We believe Australians with disability deserve access to the very best employment services that we can deliver. We want to reward providers who are getting Australians good jobs and helping them keep them”.
Sureway CEO David Galloway said, “Sureway will now deliver Disability Employment Services (DES-ESS) in Broken Hill. We have been delivering employment services in Broken Hill for the past 12 years and enjoy strong working relationships within the community and are passionate about helping people find sustainable employment. We will continue to offer a range of training and work experience programs with a strong focus on the individual’s abilities and the commitment of ongoing support in their working environments.”
“We will be working closely with current providers, participants and their support groups to ensure that there are no disruptions or major changes to the care and support currently being offered to clients. Sureway will provide case management services to individuals with disabilities through a coordinated approach that includes working directly with individuals, family members, employers, and the wider community to assist in the transition to sustainable employment. The business expansion will also create opportunities for experienced staff to join our Broken Hill team with services commencing on Monday 4 March 2013.” Mr Galloway said.
The tender success highlights Sureway’s strong employment services performance as well as their ongoing commitment of helping people find meaningful and sustainable employment.
AboutSureway Employment & Training (Sureway)
Sureway is the seventh largest company delivering Disability Employment Services (DES) in the country. Sureway is recognised nationally as an industry leader in the Job Services Australia (JSA) network and DES delivering innovative programs to job seekers and employers across rural & regional NSW, VIC and South Australia and metropolitan Adelaide. As one of the largest providers, we continue to remain at the forefront as we successfully assist our job seekers into sustainable employment.Further information, visit www.sureway.com.au
For Further Media Information Contact :
David Galloway, CEO Sureway Employment & Training
0407 238 175