School Leavers Employment Support

Are you a school leaver or young person with a disability needing assistance to prepare for working life?

As a registered provider for delivering School Leaver Employment Supports, Westhaven can help you transition from school to employment. SLES can help you prepare for, look for and gain meaningful employment.

We focus on personal development, enhancing independence and success in the workplace.  Supports are structured individually to ensure each participant’s needs are recognised and to help each participant reach their employment goals.

 We provide and facilitate pre-employment skills in the following areas:

    • Computer skills
    • Communication skills
    • Job search activities
    • Work experience
    • Job Site training
    • Resume writing and Interview skills
    • Budgeting and money handling skills
    • Travel skills including help to obtain a learner driving license

To access SLES you must be an NDIS participant and have funding for Finding and Keeping a Job in your plan.

The team is consistent in communication and following up on our requests promptly and efficiently. They take their time to get to know the clients and their family so well.

Brian Byrne

This place is amazing. Excellent service they provide.

The service provided by Westhaven is excellent, and the family is thrilled to see our son so happy.

Sheila Bryant
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Westhaven has partnered with Aspen Medical to hold a Pfizer vaccination clinic in Dubbo from Monday 20 September 2021 until Thursday 23 September 2021 at Westhaven premises 32 Hawthorn Street.


Booking into this clinic is available to all:

  • People living with disability
  • Disability workers and volunteers
  • Household members of a person living with a disability
  • Close family members of a person living with a disability
  • People who are experiencing homelessness, living in emergency accommodation, boarding houses or between temporary shelters
  • People who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • Essential workers
  • Anyone who has previously received an excess dose from Aspen Medical and requires their second vaccination

 A follow-up vaccination clinic will be held from Monday, October 11 until Thursday, October 14 October 2021.

The booking system is now live. If you would like to book for the Pfizer vaccination, please scan or click the QR Code on the left.  Please book as soon as possible, and remember to book in for both your 1st and 2nd dose of Pfizer.

Westhaven prides itself on supporting Participants, Children and Young People (CYP) to Live Life The Way They Choose.