Disability Employment Services (DES)

Unlock new employment opportunities

If you’re living with an injury, illness, or disability and want to find a job you love, we’re here for you. Our dedicated team has over 25 years of experience helping people just like you who are eager to work.

We have strong connections with various employers, so you can try out different jobs and see if they’re a good fit for you. Whether you’re starting your career or returning to work, we’re here to assist.

Begin your job-seeking journey by scheduling a free consultation with us today.

How we support you

At Breakthru, we offer a range of services tailored to your specific needs. Our expertise is geared towards helping you discover and maintain a job that aligns perfectly with your aspirations.
Practical work experience

Practical work experience

Get real job opportunities in a supportive setting with Breakthru. We connect you directly with authentic employers and fast-track your journey to secure paid employment through job trials.
Networking & marketing

Networking & marketing

Gain the necessary skills and confidence to effectively market yourself to potential employers with Breakthru's assistance. Our approach includes leveraging networking to maximize your employment prospects.
Support for Mental Health & Wellbeing

Support for mental health & job transition

We're here to support your mental wellbeing, manage anxiety, and make it easier to start a new job. This way, your journey to successful employment is smoother and more comfortable.
Recruitment advice and job matching

Recruitment advice and job matching

We provide expert recruitment advice and job-matching services to find the ideal fit for your skills and goals.
Supporting you on the job

Tailored job design & on-the-job support

We work with you to design a job that caters to your capabilities and aspirations. Additionally, our on-the-job support ensures a comfortable and confident integration into your new role.
Training & awareness activities

Training & awareness activities

Stay well-informed and prepared with our training information and awareness activities, benefitting both you and your new employer.

Frequently asked questions

What our customers achieved

Get started in 5 easy steps

If you want to access our Disability Employment Services, it's important to check if you're eligible. If you're unsure or need help checking your eligibility, please contact us.

Step 1

Check your Eligibility

It's important to check if you're eligible for disability employment services. If you're unsure or need help checking your eligibility, please contact us.

Step 2

Complete an Employee Services Assessment (ESAt)

Book an appointment with your closest Services Australia office to complete an ESAt to confirm your eligibility and establish the level of support you need to find and maintain employment.

Step 3

Register with your Preferred DES Provider

Register with a DES provider who you feel will provide the best support to you. You can do this by contacting the DES provider directly and attending an appointment in their office.

Step 4

Work Together and Establish a Job Plan

Once you sign up with a DES provider, they will then work with you to develop a Job Plan. This is a formal document that outlines your mutual obligations and the support the DES provider will provide to you.

Step 5

Begin your Employment Journey

You're now ready to go! Depending on your level of support, you can now schedule regular meetings with your assigned Employment Consultant and start working toward finding a job you love.

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Call our friendly team on 1800 767 212 or simply fill this form and we will be in touch.

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Thank you to everyone for all your continuous support. This job has been amazing for both my mental and physical health, and I finally feel like I can start moving forward with my life.

Breakthru Customer Liborio

Breakthru customer

Breakthru have done so much for me, they encouraged me, but they also made me do the work. I would say to anyone thinking of going with Breakthru to trust them. They really do get to know their clients and understand their potential.

Breakthru Customer David Edwards
David Edwards

Breakthru customer

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