Skip to main content

Accessing employment for a person on the autism spectrum can be a difficult transition with some significant barriers. At Aspect Capable our employment services are specifically designed to support autistic job seekers to develop the key skills to find and maintain long term, meaningful employment.

Aspect offers extensive assistance with recruitment, job seeking, interview support, mentoring and training, both for employers and employees, through our Aspect Capable team.

We have supported a variety of organisations to recruit for many different roles. Our tailored recruitment programs promote the assessment of relevant job skills and avoid old fashioned recruitment strategies that are often ineffective and not inclusive.

Individuals

Aspect Capable Employment Mentoring Program

The Aspect Capable Mentoring Program offers guidance and advice to assist adults on the spectrum move into the world of work with ease and confidence. Our Employment Mentors are experienced in offering specialist employment support, so we understand your unique strengths and the barriers faced when making the transition into employment. We will work with you to uncover your untapped capabilities to fulfil your potential in the workplace and find meaningful employment.

Aspect Capable School Leaver Employment Support

Aspect Capable is now offering School Leaver Employment Support services!

Aspect Capable is running a series of 3-month programs for school leavers and young adults, running regularly throughout the year across Sydney and Melbourne. This program offers both hands-on practical work experience in an internship that is matched to the participant's interest and strengths and autism-specifically designed pre-employment training. Participants will have the opportunity to develop employability and social skills and then put them into practice in a real internship.

Training

Aspect Capable Workplace Training for Employers

Aspect Capable Workplace Training offers bespoke autism awareness training for your organisation to understand the contribution employees on the autism spectrum can make to your workplace, learn best practice strategies for managing and supporting your employees and tips for successfully recruiting candidates from this untapped talent pool. We can support your organisation to:

  • Increase understanding of positive attributes and contributions to the workplace
  • Receive guidance on best practices for recruiting candidates
  • Increase confidence in managing an employee on the spectrum
  • Discuss current issues or concerns relating to an employee on the spectrum
  • Learn how to design and implement appropriate management strategies

Eligibility and Costs

Training would be beneficial for managers, colleagues, hiring manager’s administration staff and staff who may wish to learn more about autism in the workplace or whom interact with colleagues on the spectrum.

  • $300/hr + staff travel OR half day (3 hrs training) for $850 + travel
  • 1 hour lunchtime session at $300 (+GST) + staff travel
  • Bespoke training available at negotiable rate

We offer bespoke training to suit your needs. Please contact us for a detailed quote to suit your budget and requirements. For more information about staff travel costs please contact us.

Locations

We offer training in Sydney, Melbourne and across regional NSW. Training is held at your workplace at a time suitable for you and your team. Arrangements made to suit your organisations’ needs.

Contact

For more information about bespoke training for your organisation, please call 1800 ASPECT (1800 277 328) or contact Aspect Capable aspectcapable@autismspectrum.org.au

Aspect Capable Employer Recruitment Support

Aspect Capable Employer Recruitment Support provides support to your organisation to successfully hire and manage staff on the autism spectrum. With our support your organisation can access our talent pool of skilled candidates through our placement program to match our candidates to your specific requirements for internships or permanent positions.

Aspect Capable DES Training and Consultancy

Disability Employment Service’s (DES) and Transition to Work (TTW) providers around Australia are seeing an increase in their numbers of job seekers on the spectrum. Aspect Capable can work in collaboration with your client and staff to provide training, support and coaching to build the skills and capacity within your team and work with your clients to get better outcomes for your jobseekers on the spectrum.

Aspect Capable Employee Training: Workshops to Success

Aspect Capable can meet employees’ training needs via our one day introductory training courses for employees on the spectrum.

When:

TBC Contact us to find out the date and topic of the next workshop

Eligibility:

  • Identify as someone on the autism spectrum
  • Currently, or soon to be or hoping to soon be, employed – including paid or unpaid employment

Location:

Variety of locations across NSW, Victoria and South Australia.

Contact us for more information.

Aspect Head Office, Frenchs Forest:

Building 1, Level 2, 14 Aquatic Drive, Frenchs Forest 2086

  • Public Transport: Regular bus services to and from Chatswood and the city
  • Parking: Street parking is available

Aspect Capable Vocational Assessments

Aspect Capable offers autism specific vocational assessments for individuals on the autism spectrum and workplace assessments for employers.

Aspect Choose and Connect Price Guide

Document Icon

Aspect Choose and Connect Fees July 2019

Aspect Choose and Connect Participants Handbook

Document Icon Guide

Aspect Choose and Connect Participant Handbook August 2019

Phone us to discuss how we can help you.

Call 1800 277 328

Send us a message and we'll get back to you.

Enquire with Autism Spectrum Australia
Listen