Our Work Assist program provides support to employers and employees through assessments, training, modifications, equipment, job redesign as well as access to allied health services.
Work Assist is funded by the Australian Government and is provided at no cost to your business.
At APM, our WorkCare team delivers Work Assist services together with our Employment Services network - the largest provider of Disability Employment Services in Australia.
With APM, you and your eligible employee receive comprehensive support to access the services and receive support tailored to your employee's job, workplace and individual circumstances in consultation with yourself.
We work with you and your employee to find solutions to help them stay at work.
Speak to our team on how to support your employee. Get in touch today or find your local APM office.
Find out more about APM WorkCare's Work Assist program
We’re dedicated to helping your employee whatever their circumstances.
Physical injuries such as back, shoulder and neck issues don’t mean you have to lose a star employee.
We can help you and your team access health professionals and special equipment to carry out work where appropriate.
With APM, you and your eligible employee receive comprehensive support to access the services and receive support tailored to your employee's job, workplace and individual circumstances in consultation with yourself. These may include:
• Strategies for both you and your employee
• Advice and assistance to redesign your employee's job role as appropriate
• Support and information for your wider team
• A range of allied health interventions
• Workplace assessments
• Access to funds for workplace modifications or special equipment
To be eligible for Work Assist your employee needs to be:
As a member of the Australian Government’s National Panel of Assessors, APM provides thorough, accurate assessments to determine support needs for people with disability in the workplace.
We provide assessments for three types of support:
Ongoing Support assessments to enable a person with disability to maintain employment in your current job.
Employment Assistance Fund to assess your workplace and your employee’s role to see if work related modifications, tools or equipment are needed.
Supported Wage System for people who are not able to work at the same productivity levels as their co-workers due to the effects of an injury or disability.
If you have a team member worried about losing their job as a result of an injury, illness or disability, contact us today to see how we can help.