ACT offices to re-open for employment support

Posted October 15, 2021

Now that restrictions have eased in the ACT, all full-time sites across the state will begin offering face-face employment support with restricted access from Friday 15 October. Our employment teams will be able to assist clients with training and tailored support in person upon request, or if face-to-face servicing is required. However remote servicing will also…

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“The internship really changed my life.” Tahlia’s story.

Posted October 14, 2021

Tahlia’s determination has successfully landed her a job that combines her passion for cooking and people management. When the young Bendigo job seeker first met with the MatchWorks team, she had a limited work history and was low in confidence. Her numeracy and literacy skills had been impacted by her intellectual disability and she needed…

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NSW offices to re-open for employment support

Posted October 11, 2021

Now that the 70 per cent vaccination milestone has been reached in NSW, some full-time sites across the state will begin offering face-face employment support with restricted access from Monday 11 October. Our employment teams will be able to assist fully-vaccinated clients* with training and tailored support in person upon request. However remote servicing will…

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It’s World Mental Health Day on Sunday

Posted October 8, 2021

This Sunday 10 October is World Mental Health Day, and this year’s theme ‘Mental health care for all: let’s make it a reality’ is as significant as ever for our community. Our experienced Health and Wellbeing team are available for mental health support. In the spirit of inclusion, we’re sharing some of the other languages…

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Giving things a crack pays off – Tanner’s story.

Posted October 7, 2021

Tanner has been able to manage his extreme anxiety to find a permanent job with an egg farm where he feels happy and respected. When the Adelaide job seeker joined MatchWorks in 2017, he had never worked or completed formal education. Tanner identifies as transgender and MatchWorks Employment Consultant, Bessie Baker supported Tanner to change…

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Ballarat, Geelong and Surf Coast offices re-open for employment support

Posted September 27, 2021

MatchWorks offices across Ballarat, Geelong and the Surf Coast are now open for face-to-face employment support with restricted access. Our experienced employment consultants can assist you with training and tailored support. Plus our Health and Wellbeing team are available via phone appointments to help you cope with these uncertain times.    Please be assured that…

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“I feel that life can be good again.” Keira’s story.

Posted September 21, 2021

After being forced to leave her career as a paramedic, Mandurah job seeker Keira has overcome mental health challenges to land a job in the mining industry. Keira relished her work as a paramedic and emergency responder until she was bullied at work. I was completely blindsided,” Keira said. “I thought I would retire as…

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Ballarat, Geelong, Surf Coast offices move to remote servicing

Posted September 20, 2021

Our MatchWorks offices across Ballarat, Geelong and Surf Coast have moved to remote servicing following the 7 day lockdown announcements in each region. Employment support, and health and wellbeing services are currently available over the phone and online.   People in regional Western Victoria can also access 8 FREE sessions of low intensity mental health support via…

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Turning a dream into reality – Jessica’s story.

Posted September 16, 2021

Young Perth job seeker Jessica has overcome a series of life-long health issues to land her dream job as an Individual Support Worker in a residential care facility. At two and a half years old, Jessica was diagnosed with leukaemia. She completed treatment successfully, but the medications she was prescribed affected her immune system, setting…

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Important update for our ACT clients

Posted September 15, 2021

Our employment services for job seekers and employers will continue to be offered remotely over the phone and online until Friday 15 October inclusive, following the latest announcement by the ACT Government. Our experienced Health and Wellbeing team are also available for support during this challenging time. Lockdowns can be difficult, especially when extended, so please contact your local…

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