Supported Employment - Cairns, Qld
Looking for a job? We’re hiring!
We now have multiple supported employment opportunities within our team.
Endeavour Foundation Industries (EFI) at Cairns is an Australian Disability Enterprise providing supported employment services to individuals with disability.
At Endeavour Foundation we believe employment opportunities are a critical part of an inclusive, empowering community for people with disability.
The type of services we offer vary from site to site and include:
- Food packaging
- General packaging
- Food and product manufacturing
- Document destruction and
- General assembly
We service a broad spectrum of national and local clients and have a range of work and training options designed to help you reach your goals, feel part of a team and earn an income from day one.
Our experienced team will work with you to help you achieve the goals you set yourself.
Contact us today on 1800 112 112 and start your journey to independence and enjoying a fulfilling and rewarding job!
How to find us
Endeavour Foundation Industries, Cairns is easily accessible with safe pick-up and drop off zones. Call us to find out how easy it is to get started.
Endeavour Foundation Industries – Cairns, Queensland
52-54 Aumuller St,
Portsmith QLD 4870
|Monday||8:00am – 4:00pm|
|Tuesday||8:00am – 4:00pm|
|Wednesday||8:00am – 4:00pm|
|Thursday||8:00am – 4:00pm|
|Friday||8:00am – 4:00pm|
*Closed on Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays
How to get started
Benefits of Supported Employment
There are so many benefits to be gained from joining Endeavour Foundation as a Supported Employee. You will learn real-life employment skills that align with your NDIS goals – whether that be part-time, full-time or open employment - whilst still having access to ongoing coaching and daily support.
You will be joining a fun, welcoming team, have the opportunity to meet new people and make new friends, with plenty of social events and activities along the way!
Supported employment gives you the opportunity to earn an income straight away while also providing ongoing training and skills development.
If you’re aged 15 years or over with an intellectual disability and looking for work in a commercial, yet fully supported environment – supported employment could be right for you.
To be considered for supported employment opportunities you will need the following:
An NDIS plan with funding for either:
Core - Assistance with Social, Economic and Community Participation -- Supports in Employment, Specialised Supported Employment OR
Capacity Building - Finding and Keeping a Job -- Supports in Employment, Specialised Supported Employment
The willingness/ability to work a minimum of 8 hours per week.
Transitioning to work is a big step for everyone. Our Work Experience Program is a great way to develop skills, make new friends and get job ready.
In partnership with your school, we’ll put together a tailored program. This means you’ll experience a range of work tasks, learn new skills and get job ready before you leave school. You’ll also be supported and guided by mentors and supervisors in a safe environment.
With us, you can:
- Gain experience in a real-life work environment
- Learn about team work and communication skills
- Build your confidence and self-esteem
- Meet new people and make new friends
- Develop your skills and learn new ones
- Work towards finding a job you love
At the end of the program, you’ll receive a Certificate of Achievement and a letter of work experience confirmation. If it’s what you want, you may even get a job with us.