CatholicCare helps young people develop vocational skills to secure and retain employment. Our School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) Program provides a critical bridge from leaving school to work life for school leavers and young adults.
The program will assist you to identify a vocational goal, and then work on developing the skills you’ll need to get the job, and keep it!
We specialise in hands-on training and work experience opportunities, including the following in-house programs; BariStars Cafe, Warehouse, Retail, Cleaning and Gardening.
If you’re a school leaver, our SLES service can support you to gain the skills, knowledge and work experience that you’ll need to succeed at work.
Individual and tailored supports include:
Ready-Set-Go prepares participants for life in the workforce and provides practical assistance to help them apply for, and secure, employment.
Participants will learn about:
Participants learn skills in a warehouse environment, designed to carry out specific work-related tasks; safely, methodically and to the standards required in a commercial warehouse including:
This program is made possible by our generous partners.
Receive training and first hand experience within our Supported Employment Business Services. CatholicCare’s Supported Employment program currently employs more than 40 people across café, gardening, and cleaning services and this number is growing everyday.
BariStars Café Program
Managing or working in a café can open doors you may never have expected. Our educators work with program participants to build their skills and gain the experience required to successfully manage a café.
Learning skills include:
Gardening and Cleaning Program
You can join our gardening and cleaning crews for real on-the-job training and experience, where you’ll develop the skills and confidence to deliver a first-rate job.
Once fully trained and qualified, you’ll be supported in your journey to become a part of our experienced cleaning or gardening team. You’ll also receive training to:
We can help you to prepare for the workforce by accessing the supports and gaining the skills you need.
If you are between 15 and 65 years of age and have an NDIS plan with employment goals, we can help you on the road to employment. The focus is on preparation and ensuring you have the skills and supports to land the right job that’s a good fit for you.
To find out more or to book a tour of our facilities call our team on 13 18 19 or complete the form below.
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A member of the team will get back to you as soon as possible regarding the School Leavers Employment Support program. If you need support, in the meantime, please call our Client Care Team (8:30am-5:30pm Mon-Fri) on 13 18 19 and quote your reference number: TICKET