What We Do
Supported Employment means you are employed in a Barkuma owned business. Working in this environment is a great way to develop your skills, confidence and experience, all while earning a wage.
At our packaging business SAPAC you will receive wages, have set hours of work, leave entitlements, superannuation and other benefits. You will have a job description and participate in an annual appraisal process.
SAPAC has two locations, one at Elizabeth and one at Holden Hill.
If you haven’t worked in a supported environment before we can offer work experience. This can help you adjust to working life and decide if supported employment is right for you.
We offer a range of training opportunities that result in nationally recognised qualifications. If you wish to move into mainstream employment (employed by someone other than Barkuma) we will refer you to our employment service.
To qualify for supported employment you must be:
Download the 'Supported Employment' Brochure (PDF, 549kb).
If you are interested in our Supported Employment service call (08) 8414 7100, email firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out the form below.