Need training to get started?

Whether you need a forklift license, first aid training or a white card, our trainers and supervisors will provide you with the support every step of the way.

About Supported Employment

For people with a disability who need a little bit of extra support on the job, we have many Australian Disability Enterprises throughout Sydney in Ingleburn, Marrickville, Minto and Prestons where you can find a job to suit your skills – in a variety of areas such as packaging, labelling, shrink wrapping, mailing, bundling and so much more.

Our Supported Employment offers you so much more than just a job – you will learn new skills, make friends, belong to a community and have fun! Our ADEs employ over 483 supported staff across our 5 sites. Afford’s ADE employees gain a sense of purpose, fulfilment and independence through their job. Our supervisors at the workplaces are trained in working with staff who have varying levels of skill and abilities.

Who can find a Supported
Employment Role at Afford?

Anyone with a Disability Support Pension (DSP) and an NDIS plan. This funding will cover all support you will receive in the workplace throughout your employment with an Australian Disability Enterprise.

What do our supported employees
say about working at Afford?

“I’ve been working at Afford for seven years. I work really hard and I get paid. My parents – proud for me working here. They said, you did really well. I can do it” – Chris Terry, Afford Australian Disability Enterprise Employee

What’s the latest at Afford?

Recycle, Earn and Learn

September 10th 2019

Residents living in Afford homes are supported to develop their skills and independence, with Lif...

SLES Social Goes to SMASH!

September 10th 2019

Being confident to share your interests, develop your social skills and form friendships are a key focus in the 

Lakemba's Backyard Makeover!

September 10th 2019

Thanks to generous Community Building Partnerships grant funding, Afford's Lakemba Respite has had a backyard makeover! This new back garden and yard ...

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