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Supported Employment

Contribute your skills and abilities as part of the workforce and be supported while doing it.

Minda offers a range of supported employment opportunities in a variety of businesses to suit your interests and abilities.

Through supported employment, you can:

  • Earn a wage
  • Learn new skills
  • Make friends
  • Build your confidence
  • Build your status within the community
  • Be part of a team
  • Discover training opportunities
  • Work in a positive environment

Minda employs around 400 supported employees at various locations around Adelaide and prides itself on being able to supply efficient and professional service delivered by experienced employees working in a safe and quality-controlled environment.

Benefits of Supported Employment include, support from trained and experienced staff, development of a work plan (which lists work goals and training needs), and the opportunity to learn skills to increase your employment options.

Employment is available to people with a disability who are:

  • Seeking employment
  • Over 16 years of age
  • Eligible for the Disability Support Pension
  • Able to work at least 8 hours per week

Minda’s Commercial Enterprises include:

Trak Furniture: Specialist manufacturer of quality timber furniture

Laundry Services: Professional commercial and personal laundering

Packaging Solutions: Packaging, sorting, collation and quality inspection

Catering Services: Preparation of meals for Minda and external customers

Craigburn Nursery: South Australia’s largest fern nursery

Envirocare: Grounds management, gardening, waste collection and more

Cleaning Services: Contract cleaning services

Horn Australia: Distributor of sewing machine cabinets and craft and quilting tables

Electronic Recycling Australia: Environmental E-cycling, Refurbished IT and computer sales

Blend Creative: Graphic design, promotion, print and website design

Wire Ware: Manufacturers and designers of Point of Sale Display Stands

Find out more about Minda’s supported employment options here.