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Specialised Employment Service
What is Jobs West? Employment Service assisting people with disabilities and learning difficulties find and maintain meaningful award based employment
Administration / Clerical Retail / Customer Service Hospitality Trades / Manufacturing Trades & Manufacturing
Who does Jobs West Assist? People with Learning Difficulties (Numeracy & Literacy, Language Disorders) Disabilities (Intellectual and Physical), Mental Illness (Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia) and Chronic Illness (Diabetes, Renal Disease) & Centrelink referred Job Seekers
Employers who - Recognise workers for their skills and abilities Value motivated employees Are looking for employees who strive to achieve
Would utilise the free assistance that Jobs West can provide Are prepared to offer assistance and training to enhance employee skills Actively promote Equal Employment Opportunities
What does Jobs West do? Works with motivated Job Seekers to identify suitable job choices based on skills and abilities Assists to source suitable job opportunities through internal marketing and development of job search skills Works with Consumers and Employers to develop a plan to ensure sustainable employment, job satisfaction, professional & personal development
Program Procedure 3 Steps Prior to Job Seeking 1.Registration Collection of Information Centrelink Eligibility Confirmation of Learning Difficulty/Disability 2.Assessment Skills and Abilities Realistic Job Choices Restrictions Motivation Prepared for Job Seeking
Program Procedure 3 Steps Prior to Job Seeking 3.Acceptance Types and Level of Assistance required Job Seeking strategies identified Is Jobs West capable of providing assistance required Employment Assistance Plan & Job Seeking Referral to Other Options (where available)
What types of assistance are available? Intensive Job Matching to ensure candidate suitability Training and Induction support for new employees to supplement internal company systems including OH&S Pre-vocational & on going training to support skill development
Wage subsidies for eligible Job Seekers Supported Wages Scheme (productivity based wages) implementation and review Apprenticeship and Traineeship negotiation and implementation
Employment skills development and counselling TEAM skills and work place communication Conflict resolution, appraisal and disciplinary action
Why Consider Staff from Jobs West? 19% of the Australian Population have a disability This represents 15% (or 1 million) of Australians of Working Age Only 50% of these people are currently employed
98% of Staff with a disability rate average or better in workplace safety 90% of Staff with a disability rate average or better on job performances 86% of Staff with a disability rate average or better on attendance DuPont (USA)
90% of Employers had no change in insurance costs to employ a person with a disability Staff retention is 72% higher, saving millions of dollars each year in recruitment and training costs Department of Labour Victoria Pizza Hut
Specialised Employment Service
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