Formerly House with No Steps and The Tipping Foundation

Supported Employment

With Supported Employment you’ll earn your own money, get experience and become part of the amazing Aruma team!

What is Supported Employment?

For people with a disability who are not able to work without support, Australian Disability Enterprises such as Aruma offer what’s called Supported Employment.

To be eligible for Supported Employment, you must have a Disability Support Pension (DSP) and an NDIS plan.


Supported Employment at Aruma

At Aruma (formerly House with No Steps and The Tipping Foundation), we can help you find a job you’ll love through one of our Supported Employment businesses.

What Supported Employment roles does Aruma offer?

Aruma has eight businesses across New South Wales and Queensland. All our businesses offer Supported Employment.

Our Supported Employees work in different roles. We have gardeners, receptionists, biscuit manufacturers, recyclers, tour guides, cooks, and more.

You’ll not only earn your own money, you’ll get experience, training, support, and become part of the amazing Aruma team!

What skills will I learn?

Once you are part of our Aruma team, we can help you to learn new skills to reach the goals in your NDIS plan.

These skills can also help you find a job in open employment down the track.

This can include getting your:

  • Driver’s license
  • Forklift license
  • Work Cover White Card
  • First Aid certificate
  • Barista training.

Do I need any qualifications or experience?

No, you do not need any experience or qualifications to join the Aruma Supported Employee team.

Instead, our supervisors and trainers will provide you with training and support every step of the way.


NDIS Support Categories

Supported Employment is funded under Capacity Building – Finding and Keeping a Job in your NDIS plan.

You will also need to have a Disability Support Pension (DSP).