What is School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES)?

School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) provides a pathway to help young school leavers transition from school to employment, which is available for up to two years.

We help participants kickstart their career goals through tailored activities and building up relevant job skills, confidence, and independence matched to their needs.

It’s tailored to suit you and your employment goals, so that you can learn the skills you need prior to entering the workforce.

Who is it for? 

School Leaver Employment Supports is for any young person with disability who’s left school within the last two years under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

How we can support you

We support you as you prepare, look for, and gain employment. There’s a huge range of skills you can learn so you feel job-ready, including:  

  • Improving your communication skills for work and customers.
  • Developing skills to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Building foundations skills such as time management.
  • Succeeding with your job search, and preparing a resume.
  • Organising work experience in an inclusive environment.
  • Continuous support and mentoring while at work.

If there is something in particular you’d like to learn, just let us know and we’ll find a way to help.  

Participant Success Story

Thanks to his improved skills, confidence, and infectious personality, Pat has become a valuable team member at Keirle’s Pharmacy in Wellington.   

School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES), helped Pat develop the necessary skills, training, and support to prepare him for employment.

“All staff at the Pharmacy enjoy his company, and his presence certainly adds a positive feel to the work environment for everyone, including our staff, customers, couriers, and even the postman,” said Keirle’s Pharmacy Retail Manager, Michael Keirle,    

How does it work

Our SLES Coordinator will work with you to plan employment pathways and provide tailored activities and tailored support to achieve your goals.

Supports can be delivered individually or in group sessions.

Where are School Leaver Employment Supports available? 

We provide School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) across Dubbo and the surrounding areas and Kempsey.

Pricing & eligibility

We tailor our services to suit your unique needs, so contact us if you have any questions regarding program fees under an NDIS Plan or if this service suits you. Our team is ready to answer any questions and discuss the best option for you.

Why choose Bamara?

Bamara is a Registered NDIS Provider, committed to providing high quality and culturally responsive support for you or your loved ones.

We have an experienced local team, who know the area, and will strive to assist you in reaching your goals, whether they are big or small.

Our team will get to know you and your individual needs to find the best way to support you, and help you live your best life.

How to get started

Our team is ready to help you with any questions you may have. Please fill out the form below and one of our team members will be in touch with you to discuss your options.

Alternatively, you can reach out to our Customer Service team by calling 1300 012 476.