Work Assist

As a Disability Employment Services provider, echo can support you to stay at work if you think your job could be at risk due to your injury, disability or health condition.

Through the Government’s Work Assist program, we will work with your employer, at no-cost, to provide practical solutions to help you fulfil the requirements of your role and keep you working.

We can help by:

  • Conducting workplace assessments
  • Providing advice about job redesign
  • Implementing workplace modifications or special equipment
  • Offering on-the-job training
  • Referrals to health professionals and other support services

You don’t have to already be connected with echo to access our Work Assist service. This service is eligible to if you:

  • have worked an average of at least 8 hours a week over the last 13 weeks
  • are at risk of losing your job because of your illness, injury or disability
  • aren’t already getting assistance from a DES provider

If you need support to keep your job due to your injury, disability or health condition, contact us today by completing our online form or calling 1300 194 240.

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