NDIS Employment Support


Encompass is employment related supports funded under the NDIS.

Encompass is a person-centred service to build your skills, find and keep a job, and/or to engage with other training or education.

Encompass provides you with one-on-one holistic supports in health and wellbeing, further education, community action and connections through positive relationships, all with a focus on employment to help support your individual journey.

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How it Works

What to Expect

Young people take diverse pathways into adulthood, and do not necessarily follow a direct pathway.

We strive to enable each young person to identify who they are now, who they want to be in the future and what they want to do to reach future employment plans to achieve positive results. We help you to develop a co-design plan that includes several different life goals depending on your aspirations for the future.

The plan will be delivered over four phases:


Services Included

While the program will be tailored to your individual needs and goals, we can provide services under the below NDIS Support Items:

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What you will Gain

The Encompass Program uses proven techniques to prepare you for the workforce. You can expect to build confidence and learn skills in the areas of:

Steps to your success


Figuring out what you want do and what you need to do it

Work with your support team to explore your strengths, goals and skills, then develop a plan


Getting you ready for the workplace

Work readiness workshops, activities and work tasters


Help finding work and work experience

Work experience placements, mentoring, internships, and volunteering


An ongoing safety net throughout your journey

Personalised ongoing support for both you and your employer

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the answers to questions we are often asked. If you can't find the right answer here, please don't hesitate to call or email.

That’s okay! We understand that your circumstances don’t always mean you fit into someone else’s ‘box’. YouthWorX NT offers a number of different programs that suit a wide range of goals and to suit all abilities and backgrounds. Please get in touch or browse through our programs to see how we can help.

The types of support are located under SLES, and Finding and Keeping a job items;

              0102 Assist access and Maintain employment

              0117 Development of daily living skills

              0133 Spec support in employment

Please contact us for more information on pricing and cost.

Employment support funding works concurrently with ADE providers as well as Disability Employment Services to better promote the inclusion of young people with a disability entering open employment.

If you find that the Encompass program isn’t for you, you can change provider at any time after a reconnect meeting. 

Yes, we encourage anything that promotes learning and allows our participants to feel safe and calm in our space.

Dependent on individual funding and needs our Coaches can assist you with travel training if required.

The Encompass program is a safe and inclusive work space where we involve all of our participant’s families and stakeholders to better support you in your journey into employment.

Dependent on funding and NDIS plan, a participant can apply for funding annually for up to 3 years.

If you haven’t found a pathway into employment you can apply for a plan review to extent funding support to a maximum of 3 years, allowing for more time to grow and learn.

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YouthWorX NT constantly strives to improve our services to young people. If you have any feedback, positive or negative, please complete this confidential form and, if requested, one of our team members will get back to you shortly.

Opening Hours

Monday Friday 8am-4pm

Head Office

Darwin Corporate Park

Building 3 Level 1

631 Stuart Highway

Berrimah NT 0828

YouthWorX NT Hub

Berrimah Business Centre

15/641 Stuart Highway

Berrimah NT 0828