AimBig measures up with the latest DES Star Ratings. So, what does this mean?
AimBig Employment have had our best performing year with the latest Disability Employment Services (DES) Star Ratings released for December 2019. We’re the highest rated national DES contract provider in Australia.*
As a DES provider, we deliver our job seeking and employment services to Australians living with disability across 53 Employment Service Areas (ESAs) nationally. Through DES, we operate under two programs, Disability Management Services (DMS) and Employment Support Services (ESS).
Disability Management Services are for job seekers with a disability, injury or health condition who need assistance to find a job and occasional support to keep a job.
Employment Support Services aid job seekers with permanent disability to find a job and who need regular, ongoing support in the workplace to keep a job.
What are the DES star ratings?
The DES star ratings measure how well providers like us perform in placing participants in sustainable employment through both DMS and ESS programs versus other DES providers across Australia.
The ratings are outcomes-based and are weighted towards recognising providers who can generate long-term employment outcomes for job seekers. The idea of the star ratings is to help participants and employers choose the right DES provider for them.
Why do the DES star ratings matter?
The DES star ratings help reveal which providers are committed to both job seeker and employer needs, with solid track records for sustainable placements.
For job seekers, the star ratings indicate which DES providers are most likely to help them in their search for a job and successfully find sustainable employment.
For employers, the star ratings signal DES providers who will help find them quality, well-trained staff with a disability who will integrate well into their workplaces.
What were AimBig Employment’s results?
Over 47% of our sites are rated 5 stars for DMS and over 44% rated 5 stars for ESS. These latest figures demonstrate our commitment to delivering excellent services and proven results for Australians living with disability.
AimBig Employment for 20 years has helped people like you around Australia to gain and maintain meaningful employment
DMS 5 star sites:
- Baulkham Hills
- Moonee Ponds
- Sunshine West
ESS 5 star sites:
- Baulkham Hills
- Ettalong Beach
- Glen Innes
- Moonee Ponds
- North Lakes
Currently not all our sites have a star ratings measure, but these will be coming in the next quarter of the DES star ratings in 2020.
How often do the DES star ratings get released?
The star ratings are released on a quarterly basis. This gives an accurate picture of how well a site/provider is currently doing. This aids job seekers and employers to determine how well their DES provider measures up.
*National providers being organisation with 20 contracts or more.
*For published sites for the December 2019 DES star ratings.
If you have a health condition that interferes with your ability to find or keep a job, you may be eligible for employment support from Centrelink. Disability Employment Services (DES) is the Australian Government’s employment service that helps people with disability, injury or health condition join the workforce. Some of the services offered by DES providers include career advice, interview skills, resume development, on-the-job training, and ongoing support at work.
Job seeking can stressful at the best of times. But in recent months, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has added another layer of complexity. It’s business, but not as we once knew it. It’s business, but not as we once knew it. So how do you proceed from here in such an uncertain time? How do you best position yourself to find secure employment, taking into consideration the “new normal”? Here are some things to consider and some tips to help you navigate through.
There is no doubt that 2020 has been a stressful time for many of our clients and their families. It can be challenging to find employment in the current climate with increased restrictions and uncertainty. However, it is imperative to know that despite Coronavirus (COVID-19), AimBig Employment continues to help people with disability to secure jobs.