There is help available to pay for the cost of workplace modifications that may be needed to accommodate a worker with disability in a job. Assistance is available for a broad range of modifications including, but not limited to, physical and environmental workplace adjustments, computer software upgrades, vehicle modifications, communication technology devices and specific items of equipment an employee may require to do their job.
While the majority of workers with disability won’t require any workplace modifications, the Employment Assistance Fund aims to make accommodating employees with disability in your workplace easier.
What is the Employment Assistance Fund?
The Fund provides assistance to employers of people with disability and mental health condition by providing financial assistance to purchase a range of work related modifications and services. Assistance is available for people who are about to start a job or who are currently working, as well as those who require assistance to find and prepare for work. For more information about the Employment Assistance Fund including examples of assistance available and full eligibility criteria, please click on the link below:
The JobAccess Advisers can provide expert advice on workplace modifications. Contact the JobAccess Advisers on 1800 464 800 or by using the Online Enquiry Form: