SUCCESSFUL EMPLOYMENT OUTCOMES
We are proud to share the stories of amazing young people who have gone through our individualised work readiness training and connect them to community-minded local business. They have gained in confidence and skills, and are now empowered to be part of the local workforce.
Kirra Beach Hotel
Adele was diagnosed with Autism and struggled with her social skills and mental health as a result.
In the transition out of high school Adele struggled to find direction and motivation for life and our service worked closely with her to address any vocational and non-vocational barriers.
Through our holistic service approach, Adele not only achieved a Certificate III in Hospitality but also secured an employment with a community minded business.
Wear Parts Australia
Bryce was diagnosed with mild Intellectual Disability as well as speech impairment. Our skilled Career Coach successfully matched Bryce with a wonderful and supportive local employer – Wear Parts Australia. Bryce was offered a school based traineeship in Warehousing and Logistics.
Since the very beginning of the traineeship, our service has been proactively anticipating the training and support needs from both the employer and the employee.
Today, Bryce has been well on his way to achieve his qualification and also been one step closer to his dream career.
Cruz is a motivated young man and has an Intellectual Disability that affects comprehension and communication skills.
After Cruz joined our service, his Career Coach immediately identified his passion in the health and fitness industry and managed to create a traineeship opportunity for Cruz at Snap Fitness Runaway Bay.
Since day one of his employment, Cruz was fully embraced by the Runaway Bay team to excel in his role.
Our service has been working closely with all relevant stakeholders involved in Cruz’s traineeship to ensure appropriate training and support is in place.
Arundel Hills Country Club
Cameron has Attention Deficit Disorder and struggles with social interaction and communication as a result. Cameron joined our service in Year 12 to begin developing necessary skills to assist him to transit into future workplace.
Prior to coming to our service, Cameron suffered from some level of anxiety as a consequence of a negative workplace experience.
Since being in our service, Cameron’s confidence and self esteem has grown so much.
After successfully completing his work readiness training, our service matched Cameron with a very supportive local employer who completely changed Cameron’s experience at the workplace.
David was diagnosed with mild Intellectual Disability and joined our service while in school to develop necessary skills to prepare him for post school transition.
Our service nurtured David’s passion for food and cultivated a traineeship opportunity for him with a local restaurant Black Angus.
With the support and assistance from the employer and our service, David not overcame all the personal and professional obstacles during his traineeship but also exceeded all expectations to achieve his Cert III in Hospitality in a timely manner.
Today David remains a valuable team member with the restaurant.
Robert was diagnosed with Autism spectrum Disorder.
Our service began working with him in high school to build necessary workplace skills. Our service also took Robert’s passion and interest into account when creating a sustainable employment opportunity for him at Rebel Sport Oxenford.
Since his employment, our service has developed tailored on the job training and support for both Robert and the employer to address any barriers.
Today Robert has become a valuable member of the Rebel Oxenford team and is looking forward to celebrating his one year anniversary with the company.
Arundel Hills Country Club
Zak was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Dysgraphia, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia.
After going through much needed work readiness training, our service created a school based traineeship opportunity for Zak at a community minded business – Arundel Hills Country Club.
With the support from both the employer and our service, Zak has developed into a reliable and dedicated employee.
Ryan was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Since engaging our service, Ryan’s maturity and motivation to life and work has grown by leaps and bounds.
Over the last 6 months, Ryan first achieved a Cert III in Food processing, then progressed into a kitchen hand role with a local cafe followed by a new kitchen hand position with a local Tavern.
His Career Coach has been assisting Ryan every step of the way to achieve his full independence.
City Venue Management (CVM)
Samuel was diagnosed with Aspergers and a Speech impairment. He joined our Service in Year 11 in an attempt to search for a school based traineeship that would be in line with his interest in sports.
After being approached by our Service, City Venue Management (CVM) decided to come on board to support Samuel to make his dream job become a reality.
With the support of the CVM team and his Career Coach, Samuel has excelled in many aspects of his traineeship. He is now more determined than ever to pursue a career with the company upon the completion of his traineeship.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
- Full time year 11 or year 12 student
- The student has a verified disability
- The student is currently NOT in any paid employment for 8 hours or more per week
- An Australian resident or Permanent residency
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