Services for Business
Barkuma Employment is the open employment service of Barkuma. We specialise in placing people who predominantly have a developmental or intellectual disability in mainstream employment.
Employing our people makes good business sense. Overall, employees with disability rate highly on reliability factors, including:
We provide tailored assistance to businesses who are looking to employ a person with disability. The most common process we follow includes:
Wages, Subsidies and Incentives
- Your new employee would be paid as per your award or enterprise agreement
- Some people are employed using the Supported Wage System (SWS) which is a productivity-based wage system
- Wage subsidies and incentives are available for employers who recruit people with disability.
The Barkuma Difference
We have been assisting local businesses employ people with disability for 30 years. Our track record speaks for itself and shows our employment solutions work. So we invite you to give us the opportunity to receive the great service we are known for.
For more information you can contact us by calling 8414 7100 or by filling in the form.