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1 Employer Pack

2 Who are we? Outlook (Vic) Inc. We are a not-for profit organisation that provides opportunities for people with disability through employment, training and social integration. Outlook Employment Outlook Environmental Outlook One Community Centre

3 OUTLOOK EMPLOYMENT WHO ARE WE? Outlook Employment is a Commonwealth Government funded disability employment service. We assist jobseekers with long- term disabilities, illness or injury to find and maintain employment in the open job market. We provide COST FREE EMPLOYMENT SOLUTIONS to eligible jobseekers and businesses. We have specialised employment consultants who will work with you to find the right person for the right job. We provide long-term support to employers and jobseekers. We offer ongoing training to up skill employees. We assist with obtaining traineeships and apprenticeships.

4 At Outlook we can provide you with a NO COST solution to finding a suitable employee to meet your business needs. With a comprehensive knowledge of our jobseekers, we can find the person that’s right for you. We can provide on the job training at NO COST to you, which ensures a successful transition into your business. Outlook will provide long-term support to you and the employee when required with fully qualified and trained employment consultants. We offer training to our clients in a number of different industries to up skill them. WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU? THE EMPLOYER

5 WHAT ARE THE MAJOR BENEFITS? Accurate job matching-Right Person for the Right Job. Save time searching for a new employee. Save money on advertising for your next vacant position. Receive financial support to employ one of our jobseekers. Making a difference to an individual by providing an employment opportunity. Recognition to employers for embracing equality and diversity in their workplace.

6 WHY EMPLOY A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY, ILLNESS OR INJURY ? Well why not! – Especially if they have the skills you require. 1 in 5 Australians have a disability, 64% are in paid employment. An outstanding figure that is only increasing by working together with motivated employees and employers that recognise and support the needs for people with disability to be a part of the growing Australian workforce. In Victoria 4% of workers with a disability claim for accidents compared to 14.7% of workers without disabilities. Of Australians with a disability who are employed, 79% have a better than average attendance rate and there is a 72% retention rate. Employing people with disability increases customer loyalty because with one in five Australians having a disability, your workplace represents your customer base. The direct benefit is clear: staff turn over is low; productivity is high; and there is an increased stability in the workplace.

7 FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR EMPLOYERS Outlook Employment offers a range of financial support to eligible employers. Some of the financial assistance available is: Wage Subsidy Scheme (WSS): Outlook Employment can offer a wage subsidy of up to $3,300 +GST. Instalments are paid after three months and six months of continuous employment. Supported Wage Scheme (SWS): The Supported Wage System is a process that allows employers to pay a productivity based wage which matches a person's assessed productivity rate. Disabled Australian Apprentice Wage Support (DAAWS): An employer of an Australian Apprentice with a disability may receive an incentive of either $ a week for a full-time apprentice, or a pro rata amount for a part-time apprentice for the duration of the Apprenticeship. The Workplace Modifications Scheme (WMS): Reimburses employers for the costs involved in modifying the workplace or purchasing special or adaptive equipment for eligible employees with disability. Restart Wage Subsidy (RWS): Provides financial assistance of up to $10,000 to eligible employers who hire a job seeker 50 years of age or older.

8 Successful Stories

9 WHERE CAN YOU FIND US? We operate from three offices located in Narre Warren, Cranbourne and Pakenham. We cater for the Outer South Eastern Region of Melbourne. Website: www. outlookemp.org.au https://twitter.com/OUTEMP Phone us on

10 THANK YOU


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