Disability Employment Services

Real Futures goes above and beyond when it comes to supporting our employers with their recruitment and retention requirements.

We’re Responsive

We take care of all the details to get your new worker onboard, with any wage subsidy applications processed quickly and workplace modifications started. Our post placement support can include cultural and inclusion training and assistance for you to grow a productive, diverse workplace.

Our employers provide essential criteria for their available positions and our Disability Employment Service Specialist prepares resumes from suitably qualified and committed job seekers within 24 hours of the initial request.

We are available 24/7 – whether it is a late night shift or a broken down car, we’ll be there to get your staff to work.

We’re Connected

Real Futures’ network of employers, partners, registered training organisations, and our strong relationships within the Aboriginal community, are the backbone of our success. We pride ourselves on creating meaningful relationships that have a deep understanding and appreciation of cultural differences that can enrich workplaces and generate prosperity.

Our focus is on building community capacity through job readiness, training and employment. We are highly regarded within the communities in which we work because of our commitment to social and financial improvement. Our partnerships with employers across Australia has made us the employment service of choice for many.

We’re Supportive

Real Futures’ Reach Out Officers (ROOS) are Aboriginal mentors (Elders and respected community leaders) who provide holistic support for job seekers and employers so they can maintain a sustainable relationship. They operate at three levels of obligation: Community and Family, Training and in the Workplace.

ROOs will be your first point of contact in the event of any issue arising and are available 24/7.

Our success comes from operating organically – every discussion and decision is done with Cultural Essence, respectfully acknowledging the Traditional Owners and custodians of the Country where we meet and operate.

Real Futures operates Disability Employment Services in Coffs Harbour, Dorrigo, Kempsey, Geraldton and Gascoyne.

Round the clock support for employers and employees

Cultural training and support to enrich your workplace

Employment Specialists for Indigenous People with a Disability

Good News Stories

Featured stories from the Real Futures news desk

Carnarvon St Christmas Event Outcome

The Real Futures stall at the Carnarvon Street Christmas Party was a huge success. The stall was very busy and sold a lot of locally made products. Rupert made some fabulous works of art and Samantha’s scrunchies were in demand. A big thank you to our little helper Jovi.
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Real Futures helps profoundly deaf jobseeker find employment

Profoundly deaf jobseeker William struggled with constant rejection at the many interviews he attended. But given the chance, a job could be a life changing opportunity for him.
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Offering a helping hand

Zac Nelson, Project Officer at Real Futures Carnarvon, recently came to the aid of Ngala who assists parents, families, carers, children and young people in WA.
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The Women’s Business: Second Chance hub launches in Western Sydney

Ground-breaking new program, the Women’s Business: Second Chance (WBSC) hub, launches in Western Sydney to ensure that women who are at risk of being left behind have access to participate in and achieve quality learning, entrepreneurship, and employment outcomes through educational and vocational training.
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A planeload of food for Burringurrah.

Sean received a call on Monday afternoon about the Burringurrah community that have been isolated from resources for 3 weeks due to the floods and were running out of food.
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Australian Day 2020

Australian Day 2020
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Christmas comes to Gascoyne!

The Real Futures team came together with their aspirants from the Gascoyne region to celebrate Christmas and the end of a successful year.
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Aboriginal job-seekers in Northern NSW overcome employment hurdles

A $10 million dollar program is being rolled out across Northern New South Wales to remove employment barriers for Aboriginal people. The trial program aims to give 2,000 job-seekers in places like Coffs Harbour and Kempsey better access to training services, and also help in obtaining things like birth registration, a birth certificate, or a driver licence.
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Real Futures helps assist the community and Police.

Over the weekend a funeral was held in Carnarvon with families
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Graduates in the Georgiou program

Georgiou Success in Western Sydney

Real Futures recently partnered with Georgiou and Sydney Metro to host a 4 week long program that would train aspirants in the construction field and launch them into their dream careers.
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