AXIS for Employers

HIGH QUALITY SERVICE

AXIS Employment has a proven formula for successfully meeting the recruitment and employment needs of businesses.

Our Disability Employment Service focuses on the abilities of Job Seekers, their training and up-skilling potential and employment readiness.

AXIS Employment helps Employers gain access to generous Government funded financial support and incentives including workplace modifications and technology and disability awareness training.

 

Fact: Almost 20% of Australians have a disability 

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BENEFITS OF EMPLOYING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY

One in five Australians lives with disability This includes those living with mental health conditions. 

People with disability or diagnosed illness can bring a range of talents, skills and abilities to the work place. There are many people with disability or health barriers who hold senior managerial positions or who are tertiary or trade qualified. In all areas of the workforce people with disability can be successful, including traineeships and apprenticeships. People with disability are employed across many different occupations:

From a business sense, they often take less sick leave and have lower absenteeism than other employees. An Australian Government review of research found that workers with disability are no more likely to be injured at work than other employees.*

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The principles of employment are the same for people with disability as those for people without disability. The important factor is whether the person has the skills and ability to do the job. However, employing someone with disability can benefit employers by:

- Building Staff morale and teamwork
- Increasing customer service and loyalty
- Attracting and building a strong workforce

For more information about how AXIS Employment can assist your business, check out our Contact Us page for your nearest office

 

 

*References: Australian Bureau of Statistics 2003, Disability, Ageing and Carers: Summary of Findings, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Canberra; Graffam, J, Shinkfield, A, Smith, K, and Polzin, U 2002, ‘Employer benefits and costs of employing a person with a disability’, Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, vol. 17, pp. 251-263.