eDESS (Epilepsy Disability Employment Support Services)

Become an Enabler through the Epilepsy Disability Employment Support Service (eDESS) today! Prepare your business with the Revolutionary Disability Employment Model designed to uplift and empower the disabled people of South Africa while maintaining a brand new sustainable, structured legal support system for you and your business.

Epilepsy eDESS

WhaT is eDess?

eDESS (Epilepsy Disability Employment Support Service) is a revolutionary Disability Employment Model that has especially been developed for Epilepsy South Africa (Western Cape). Its objective is geared to proactively drive the Disability Employment Agenda in South Africa.

The eDESS model differs from any other existing Disability employment model in that it is designed in line with the latest employment best practice models consistent with legislation as it affects employers of the Disabled in South Africa.

Objectives:

eDESS (Epilepsy Disability Employment Support Service) is a revolutionary Disability Employment Model that has especially been developed for Epilepsy South Africa (Western Cape). Its objective is geared to proactively drive the Disability Employment Agenda in South Africa.

  • To become the primary service provider to employers such as business, government as well as non-governmental organisations towards the implementation of the Disability Employment Agenda as it affects their operations.
  • To offer employers in business, government departments and NGO’s a product that can take them from low-rating Disability employer status to a position where they will stand out as forerunners in the employment of people with disabilities.
  • To generally uplift and empower people with disabilities to become independent and self-sustaining through structured and supported processes that work hand in hand with existing systems of potential employers.

Overall benefits of the eDess model:

  • A disability-conscious organisation better prepared for Disability employment
  • Increase Employment Equity objectives
  • Enhance the employer’s competitive edge
  • Financial benefits
  • Legal compliance
  • Tax rebates
  • Access to a pool of potential employee candidates
  • Increased skills set for the employer
  • Better retention of employees
  • Increase service users with disabilities

How is eDess structured?

eDESS focuses on the following three stages in the employment process and each component, in turn, consists of product offerings for the employer to successfully drive its entire Disability employment process:

  1. Prepare
  2. This area involves preparing the employer’s disability employment environment by focusing on:

    • Work environment
    • Human resource
    • Legal compliance
  3. Employ
  4. This area involves preparing and facilitating the employer’s employment strategies by focusing on:

    • Classical employment
    • Skills development
    • Employment
    • Employment contract
  5. Support
  6. This area involves focussing on the total Disability preparation and management within the workplace. It is made up of the following:

    • Induction
    • Orientation
    • Mentoring and support
    • Disability Human Resource practises


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