NDIS Supported Employment

Employment that enables people with a disability to refine their skills, achieve their dreams and have options for the future.

Here at Mercy Community, we believe employment is more than just a job.

When you feel welcome, supported and empowered in the workplace, it can have significant positive effects on self-esteem, confidence and sense of purpose.

And we believe this is something that people of all abilities should be given the opportunity to experience.

Mercy Community provides meaningful employment for people with intellectual disabilities who may not have access to mainstream job opportunities. We do this through the Cookery Nook, an Australian Disability Enterprise (ADE) that provides a quality catering service to metropolitan Brisbane and its surrounds.

We’ve been providing supported employment, volunteering and work experience opportunities for people with a disability for more than 20 years.

Benefits of supported employment

The Cookery Nook not only provides practical work skills, but also contributes to the development of personal and social skills including:

Our team provides each employee with individualised training, professional development and growth opportunities, to cater for their unique needs and help them achieve their personal and career goals.

We pride ourselves on our supportive ‘family-like’ culture, where our aim is to understand and encourage each person to reach their full potential.

Funding options...

If Assistance with Daily Living is included in your NDIS Plan, Mercy Community charges as per the NDIS Price Guide.  

It is funded in the Core Supports purpose of your NDIS Plan. 

If it’s not included in your Plan, you can request a review with the NDIA. 

Not sure if you have funding in your plan for this support? 

Some key terms to look for in your NDIS Plan that describe this support include: 

  • Specialist supported employment
  • Finding and keeping a job

Contact the Cookery Nook team today!

Our Partners

Mercy Community is a registered NDIS Provider.


Mercy Community is registered with the National Disability Insurance Agency to deliver Supported Employment.

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