BECOMING A SUPPORTED EMPLOYEE

Working for Hands On SA is a great opportunity to better yourself. Our staff are committed to making sure that each person looking for work and employed at Hands On SA is treated fairly and given the opportunity to learn new skills, make new friends and gain independence. Employees will receive training and an Individual Employment Plan outlining strategies to assist them in achieving their vocational goals.

To be eligible for supported employment with Hands On SA, all you need is:

  • To have a disability support pension, or have approval from Centrelink for Disability Employment Assistance
  • To be able to work a minimum of 8 hours per week
  • To be 16 years of age or over
To apply to become a supported employee with Hands On SA, or to learn more about our services, simply contact us to obtain an application form by calling or emailing us via the contact us page.

We are pleased to receive referrals for new supported employees either directly from individuals, carers, advocates and family members or through medical practitioners, agencies such as Centrelink, community support services and community health centres.


We do encourage people considering supported employment to visit the Hands On SA premises and take a guided tour of your potential workplace. These tours provide you the opportunity to see first-hand the work environments and the type of work opportunities that exist at the respective locations. Successful applicants will be employed at one of our two production facilities in Kent Town or Oakden.