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Disability Employment Services

Information About DES-ESS Services

Trying to find a job can feel like a lot of work.  Our Disability Support Advisors have years of experience and have helped thousands of Australians to achieve their goals.  We want to help you too.

How We Will Help

If you are looking for sustainable employment or want to return to work, we can help you. Our Disability Employment Advocates not only provide free employment services, but they work with you to understand where you are at and where you want to be. Our plans are tailored just for you focusing on building your confidence.

  • Achieving what you Couldn'tInterview Coaching
  • Resume Help
  • Job Training
  • Workplace Modification
  • Goal Building
  • On Job Support

Welcome to TURSA DES@WORK for you

Our person-centred model with comfortable, face-to-face appointments with your experienced and qualified Disability Employment Advocate will support you on your journey to work.

We will respect and consult with you every step of the way to tailor services and job plans to meet your needs. 

We will focus with you on your strengths and abilities, your current and potential skills, and your employment goals.

Our participant portal has links to services to support you on your journey to work and provides information on our services. 

At TURSA, we have a range of assistance available, including pre-employment training, relocation assistance, work preparation workshops, wage subsidies, post-placement support, and in house facilities.

We are available to assist you Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm every week across all of our 58 sites at a TURSA office near you.


Welcome to joining Tursa Employment & Training and accessing those resources and opportunities we can provide for a better future.

The service to expect from TURSA

At TURSA all DES-ESS services are delivered to meet and exceed National Standards for Disability Services. What else can you expect?

  • You will be assigned a specialist Disability Employment Advocate to work with you personally
  • Fortnightly face to face appointments available as well as flexible options to meet your needs as required
  • Tailored job plans with goal setting and planning reviewed with you as your needs change
  • Courteous, qualified and experienced staff who will work with you to achieve your employment goals
  • The opportunity for you to provide regular feedback to TURSA
  • Our assessment processes will ensure that you are fully equipped to remain in the workplace without intervention before exiting our services

Your feedback is essential

It is part of TURSA’s Continuous Improvement to involve our clients in the provision of client services. We value your input at any time and like you to complete a Survey Questionnaire at different points during your time with us. You can provide online feedback or via the Contact Us menu option. If you have any further concerns that you are being mistreated contact National Customer Service Line.

Feedback Form

TURSA strives to provide excellent customer service. You may have an idea or suggestion that can help us improve our service to you. If so, we welcome your feedback which you can enter below.
Alternatively, you can download the feedback form and return it to your nearest TURSA centre.
Please note that while your confidentiality will be respected at all times, you need to provide your name and address or contact number if you wish to be contacted about this matter. A response will be made as soon as possible from the relevant Site or Service Manager.

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