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Choose the Disability Employment Services provider that works

If you need to join or change Disability Employment Services providers, the smart choice is APM Employment Services – Australia’s largest national provider. When you come to APM, we want to see you succeed in a job that’s right for you. 

We want you to get the most out of opportunities available to you. Our Disability Employment Services team members will listen and get to know you, to better understand your circumstances and challenges to finding a job. We’ll then set some achievable goals to get you moving towards an employment outcome that best suits you.

Practical support for achievable goals

Everyone who joins us for Disability Employment Services is different.

When you transfer to APM, we’ll help you with support for job searching, resume writing, interviews and meeting local employers. And we’ll help boost your chances of finding secure employment through industry-specific training opportunities where relevant. Your program will be delivered by a team dedicated to helping you achieve your goals and with a proven success rate.

Choose to join or transfer your DES Provider to your local APM team now and get started today.

How people have changed their lives through APM

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Join thousands of successful job seekers

APM Employment Services is Australia’s largest provider of the Disability Employment Services.

Our dedicated teams have 192 contracts with the Australian Government to deliver the program and help people with an injury, illness, or disability find jobs and secure lasting employment.

That's more than any other provider.

The size of our team isn’t the reason why thousands of job seekers choose APM Employment Services every year.

We pride ourselves on having a proven record of finding people a job that lasts and have been consistently rated higher than the average performance.

Join thousands of successful job seekers who have joined or changed their DES Provider to APM.

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What this means

Our strong performance means, when you come to us, we listen to you.

We find out your circumstances, your interests, and the type of work you would like to do, and we help you find a suitable role that works for you.

We want you to find and keep a job.

A job that is part of your employment goals, enables you to manage any challenges you may face, and that brings you the benefits of secure employment.

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How people have changed their lives through APM

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Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for Disability Employment Services, you must be:

  • Living with a disability, injury, or health condition that affects your ability to work
  • An Australian resident aged from 14 to the Age Pension age
  • At or above the minimum legal working age in your state or territory
  • Receiving an income support payment, Disability Support Pension, an NDIS participant or an eligible school leaver
  • Able to work between eight to 30 hours per week (with support when required)
  • Not studying full time (unless you’re an eligible school leaver)
  • Not already working at or above your assessed work capacity

If you’re with another provider, but would like to change to APM, contact us and our teams will be happy to speak to you.

If you're already receiving an income support payment, you can also register with us directly.

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Join APM Employment Services today

The fastest way to get started with APM is to fill in the registration form. If you prefer to speak to someone in person, you can contact our service centre, or visit your nearest APM Employment Services office.

With more than 500 locations across Australia you can find a team near you. You can contact our Australian service centre on 1800 276 276 between 9am and 7pm AEST, Monday to Friday. If you're not able to speak to a member of our service centre team you can leave a message and they will call you back as soon as possible. You can also email our service centre at support@apm.net.au.

We look forward to welcoming you to APM and helping you on your road to employment.

Contact APM today to make the best start with your program.

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