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About Us

MatchWorks has a long term and successful history as an employment services provider focused on improving and enriching the lives of individuals through pathways to ongoing sustainable employment and providing effective recruitment solutions for employers.

MatchWorks delivers Job Services Australia and Disability Employment Services contracts on behalf of the Federal Government Department of Employment and Department of Social Services.  MatchWorks also provides WorkcoverSA and Job Placement services in South Australia.

MatchWorks has been successfully assisting jobseekers to gain and sustain employment opportunities since 1991 and operates from 57 sites across Victoria, South Australia and Queensland.

We deal with a broad array of employers and work together with employers to provide employment opportunities in the local area. With over 20 years' experience MatchWorks has developed strong networks and long lasting relationships with many employers, small, medium and large, across a broad range of industries and within many communities.

MatchWorks has an ever growing database of over 50,000 employers across Victoria, South Australia and Queensland.

Our services are cost free to employers and registered jobseekers.

MatchWorks is a division of Karingal, a not-for-profit organisation providing a range of services for people with a disability or mental illness, older Australians and those who are disadvantaged.



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A Busy 2014 for MatchWorks

Welcome to MatchWorks Update - News for DES Clients.  In this edition, we will update you on the General Wage-Setting Decision for 2014 as well as the new National Standards for Disability Services that we follow in order to bring you the best service, and share a MatchWorks good news story from Southport in Queensland.

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Wage-Setting Decision 2014

The Australian Fair Pay Commission is responsible for adjusting minimum wages within the federal jurisdiction. The Commission's wage-setting decisions apply only to employees and employers in this jurisdiction.

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Josuah’s journey to work

MatchWorks Southport client Josuah had never worked in paid employment until he was placed at a nursery; following his passion of working with plants.  As the nursery was not located near any public transport, Josuah's Employment Consultant drove him to each of his shifts. 

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National Standards for Disability Services

Quality is measured using a set of standards called National Standards for Disability Services. There are six National Standards...

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Independent Expert Audit

Every disability organisation aims to improve the way it delivers services to people with disabilities, manages risk and improves customer satisfaction.  A quality management system gives organisations the framework needed to monitor and improve service performance that meet requirements...

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Partnering to ease large business recruitment stress

Job service provider MatchWorks has joined five other leading employment
service providers across Australia to form a six-way partnership to ease the
recruitment stress on large businesses.

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A day at the soccer for Karingal participants

Fifteen participants from Karingal South West will celebrate International Day of People with Disability by cheering on Melbourne City as they play Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park on Sunday 7 December.

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Unemployment being tackled head-on by job agency

Victoria's high unemployment rate is being tackled head-on by local employment service provider MatchWorks through an innovative initiative called Destination Work,which has been rolling out across the state since June this year. This ground-breaking program aims to assist long-term unemployed and over 45 year old job seekers from Cranbourne and Sunshine back into work through support to overcome individual barriers.

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A crucial period for MatchWorks

MatchWorks is in the midst of an exciting yet challenging period that will help shape the organisation's growth.

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