HOME | JOB SEEKERS | EMPLOYERS | MULTIMEDIA  ABOUT NOVA | CONTACT US | FEEDBACK   
  Nova Employment: Disability Employment Service | Intellectual | Deaf | Physical | Mental Illness Focus On Ability1800 656 537  
 

Welcome to NOVA Employment...

NOVA is a supported employment program that offers specialist job seeking assistance and post placement support. We find jobs in the general community, at award wage. NOVA works exclusively with people who have a disability or significant barriers to work and we have an excellent record of success and meaningful career development. Staff from our Campbelltown office also support people who are deaf or hearing impaired. NOVA is not a sheltered workshop, or 'business service'
Info for Jobseekers
Information for Jobseekers
Info for Employers
Information for Employers
Working with us is not an act of charity - it's a sound business decision made by hundreds of employers every year
Read More
Working for Nova
Working for Nova

NovaBlog: A Blog by Martin Wren


Hard Job
It's voting time at "Focusonability" - with a record number of films entered, a tremendous effort by more than 100 High Schools and 19 countries competing in the International section it ...

Choice & Control
The NDIS slogans around choice and control demonstrate the importance of consumer involvement in both the choice and control of supports they need. However, in order to be valuable, choice needs ...

Let's Get Working: A Blog


Following up on job
Each time you submit a job application there is the wait to find out if they're interested. Patience is required but it's not always easy to sit there without any idea of what going on. Eventually ...

Don't assume you've got the job
Have you ever had an interview you thought went so well, you couldn't figure out why you didn't get the job? I remember a friend telling me after one of his interviews that by the end of the interview, ...

100 jobs in 100 days
It's not every day a jobseeker with a disability gets a job - but it can be! In 2014 we launched our first '100 jobs in 100 days' campaign across Greater Sydney. Business owners and companies from across the St George and Sutherland Shires, Nepean and Macarthur regions were introduced to jobseekers who matched the roles they needed to fill. Nepean 2016 marks our best campaign yet, with an outstanding 160 jobs secured by people with disabilities as varied as the types of work. From family-owned shops to warehousing, manufacturing, real estate and hospitality, people with hearing impairment, Asperger's, Downs Syndrome and intellectual disabilities are getting a 'fair go' - the right to work, earn money and pay taxes, like everyone else. For more information please contact us on 1 300 ABILITY (1 300 224 5489)

Work for Nova
Sponsorship and Donations

Sponsorship and Donations

Each year NOVA assists many hundreds of people to enter the workforce. To do this we find, train and provide material support to dozens of staff. This costs a lot of money and NOVA funding from the Australian Government to carry this work out however, there is still enormous unmet need.

In 2002, NOVA began a formal program of fundraising. We now receive more than $100,000 annually in donations and goods. Our sponsors range from the very large (our genuine thanks to Mr. Gates and Microsoft) to the very small - annual membership of NOVA's association costs $3.

The cost of taking a person with an intellectual disability, finding suitable employment and providing appropriate post-placement support is approximately $7000. Every little bit helps. If you'd like to support our work financially we offer the following benefits:

  • As a registered charity, donations over $2 are tax-deductible (check with your accountant)
  • All donations over $10 are listed on our Champions Board
  • Corporate sponsors receive recognition on our website(s) and on other promotional material where applicable
Copyright 2018 Nova Employment & Training Program Inc. | Web Design by Steve Daniel

Positions Vacant
NOVA currently has exciting job opportunities in a range of different roles and programs.

Please make sure you have your resume ready to upload before you begin NOVA's On-Line Application process. Please apply here.

For more information see working for NOVA

Ndis Information

Nova in the News
Shire launch of 100 JobsShire launch of 100 Jobs
March, 2018. Shire launch of 100 Jobs in 100 Days Campaign

Ezine Articles
April 2018 Employer EzineApril 2018 Employer Ezine
Learning the employment basics - time management l Familiarity breeds l The business case for inclusion l An eye for art

Webcasts
Sky News "Your Career"Sky News "Your Career"
NOVA Employment features on the Sky News "Your Career" segment

Can-Do-Ability Blog
Focus on Ability 10th anniversary
It's Focus on Ability's 10th anniversary. Head over to to check out what the festival is all about, get involved, or view some of the great films from previous ...



We really appreciate you taking the time to tell us when we've done something well.


We really appreciate your feedback as a means of improving the service we provide.


Visit Nova on Facebook
Visit Nova on Facebook


Visit Nova on Youtube
Visit Nova on YouTube
Nova is ISO 9001 Accredited