Business Enterprises (BE) 7

If you’re interested in a career at an Australia Disability Enterprises (ADEs) or a social enterprise in the disability sector, the Business Enterprises (BE) job family is the right place for you!  Read on to find out about the career options in this job family. 
 
People in BE roles use professional business skills and experience to enable business enterprises to operate and grow effectively. Through this work people in BE roles support a range of sustainable employment opportunities for people with disability. 
 
What is required at a BE 7?
 
As a BE 7, you’re developing the understanding and capacity to deliver components of a business enterprise services. You may be a new graduate in a relevant discipline. You’ll be able to plan and schedule your own work independently, and you’ll support other team members, sharing your knowledge and information.
 
As part of your role, you may lead a small team of business enterprise staff, you may assist with assessments and training plans, while including individual employee needs in work processes. 
 
Qualifications and experience
 
Even if you don’t have formal qualifications or training in disability, you’ll certainly have other skills, knowledge, capabilities and transferable qualifications and experience that will support you to have a successful and enjoyable career in the disability sector. 
 
Each employer will specify qualification or equivalent experience requirements for particular roles in the Business Enterprises job family.  However, to be considered for a BE 7 role, you’ll generally need to have a relevant tertiary qualification and/or equivalent knowledge and experience, or a 4 year degree with some experience.
 
As there is always more to learn, you’ll also be expected to undertake regular professional development to increase your knowledge and skill set.
 
True stories
 
BE 7 roles are rewarding and challenging. Through your skills and experience, you’re able to make a positive difference to the lives of people with disability through meaningful employment opportunities.
 
 

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