Important update for NSW clients

With lockdown extended by four weeks across Greater Sydney including the Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Wollongong and Shellharbour, our employment services for job seekers and employers will continue to be offered remotely over the phone and online until Friday 27 August inclusive.

Our experienced Health and Wellbeing team are also available for support during this challenging time. Lockdowns can be difficult for individuals and families, especially when extended, so please contact your local office to arrange a free session.

For more information about local restrictions, please visit the NSW Government website.

Jobs

Mutual obligations on hold for job seekers

If you’re a job seeker and participant in Greater Sydney, Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong, or Shellharbour, the suspension of mutual obligation requirements has been further extended. This will be in place until Tuesday 31 August 2021 (inclusive). Visit https://www.dese.gov.au/covid-19/job-seekers for more details.

Employers

Our teams are here to support our NSW employers during lockdown. Please continue to reach out to your local office for recruitment and post-placement support as needed. This includes Health and Wellbeing support for employees placed through MatchWorks. Contact us for more details or call 1300 13 23 63.

Small business support

Service NSW may be able assist small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Find out more about support and resources available to help your business through this challenging time.

Workplace

Other support services

If you or someone you know needs support over the lockdown, the following services are available:

Lifeline 13 11 14

Lifeline Text Service 0477 131 114

Suicide Call Back Service 1300 65 94 67

Beyond Blue 1300 22 46 36

MensLine Australia 1300 78 99 78

1800RESPECT 1800 737 732 or call 000 if in immediate danger.

Take care and stay well.