“Brunswick Industries Association is an equal opportunity employer of choice and we hope to provide opportunities for as many supported employees as possible.”
Brunswick Industries is now inviting applications from supported employees who are interested in working in a variety of positions including automated and manual liquid fill operations, labelling, packing, assembly, labour hire, forklift and warehouse operations.
We are an employer of choice for people with a disability and provide higher than average wages and hours worked in the supported sector. We also provide a safe, secure and supportive environment for our employees and encourage them to reach their potential. Support is a mixture of 1:1 and group support of 1:4 to 1:7 depending on your employment goals and Program of Support which we will develop with each individual.
To work at Brunswick Industries you must:
Have a disability that:
- Is attributed to an intellectual, psychiatric, sensory or physical impairment or a combination of such impairments;
- Is permanent or likely to be permanent;
- Results in a substantially reduced capacity of the person for communication, learning or mobility; and
- Requires ongoing support services.
You must be:
- Over 18 years of age;
- Have or be eligible for the Disability Support Pension
- Have a NDIS Plan with Employment Supports Budget in CORE (please ask for a Program of Support Cost Estimate from us!)
- Willing to participate in a skills assessment at completion of your 3 month trail period
- Must be commit to working between 8 to 19.5 hours per week!
- Able to get to and from work without help from Brunswick Industries;
- Capable and willing to work; and
- Able to work as part of a team.
Any new job seekers who meet the residence and age requirements under the NDIS will need to register with NDIS prior to applying to work at Brunswick Industries.
For further information regarding the NDIS please visit the NDIS website.
If you meet the criteria above and would like to work at Brunswick Industries, contact our People & Organisation Regulations Officer, Nicole Featherstonehaugh on (03) 9380 7444 or Email email@example.com
Employees are trained to operate automated and semi-automated liquid filling machines in addition to decanting, sealing, capping, labelling and packing goods.
Our small assembly employees construct a variety of goods from supplied components including, but not limited to, brooms, mops, rakes, plumbing parts, medical kits and cafe equipment.
Opportunities also exist in our warehousing division where employees are trained to operate a forklift and assist in general warehousing and stock report duties.
Our employees also compile mail outs for a range of businesses. They pack and seal mail ranging from a single document to compiling multi-insert packages.
Our packing division delivers a variety of high standard services. We currently pack anything from bottles, coffee cups, sweets, starter packs and kits, showbags, plumbing equipment, door components and hardware supplies.
We deliver a range of labelling services from manual labelling to several of our automated labelling machines.
Brunswick Industries offers on-the-job training and support for all of our supported employees who receive a disability support pension. No previous experience in the manufacturing sector is required. We also provide support to access health services, community groups, social activities and education.
All of our training programs give all of our employees the opportunity to further their skill sets in our safe, supported environment and use our services to progress into open employment.
WAGES AND HOURS
We operate Monday to Thursday from 8:30am to 3:30pm.
You can choose the days and hours you want to work from Monday to Thursday, with a minimum requirement of 8 hours per week.
Once employment begins, employees will receive a base pay rate per hour.
You will be trained by a supervisor on a variety of different jobs.
During the first three months of your employment, your supervisor will assess your progress and competency.
Every individual will be assessed using the same tools and wage rates are calculated according to their performance and capabilities.