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Our RYSS Employment Support staff are available to deliver an exciting range of supports for young people funded with School Leaver Employment Support (SLES) funding in their NDIS plan.

The transition from school to employment can be an exciting yet daunting change and sometimes it can be a process to navigate the different pathways and supports that are available to help build your confidence and capacity.    


Our School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) helps to build your capacity to prepare you for work. Our supports are focused on your goals and are tailored to your needs. We help to ascertain your aspirations, skills, abilities, interests, and personal and family circumstances to find jobs that are right for you.


Our SLES program offers a combination of one-on-one, group, face-to-face, online, and work experience opportunities. Our staff will support you week by week to build on employment goals, establish your own employment pathway, engage in a range of RYSS Group programs, and source workplaces for you to get a taste of a job!


The RYSS SLES Program is designed to ensure that you are equipped for your journey into the workforce. It is a year long program offering a combination of 1 on 1 support, Group Delivery, and Work Experience and includes the following;


  • Allocation of a personal SLES Coordinator,

  • 6 hours of 1:1 supports per week (2x 3 hours sessions), 

  • Access to our 8-Week Work Readiness Group and other social engagement groups,

  • Industry visits to see the various sectors of the workforce,

  • Assistance to obtain work experience,

  • On-the-job support,

  • Travel training, 

  • Support and referral for Learner and P Plate Driver Program,

  • Access to industry essential qualifications

- Barista Training
- Confidence Builders
- Community Services Taster
- First Aid & CPR
- Industry Essentials
- Multi-Trade Taster Workshop
- White Card



School Leaver Employment Support is available to NDIS participants in their final year of school and those who have recently left school (generally up to age 22). SLES is a nationwide program and can be considered for any student who has reached school-leaving age and is looking to transition from school to work.

Download a full information sheet that includes the Course Outline and information about our Work Readiness Group  at the button below

To express interest in SLES at RYSS please fill in the enquiry form at the button below. 
If you would like more information or to speak with our SLES coordinator please reach out by calling 4323 2374 or email

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