Tag: Peninsula

Job seeker gains new lease on life after connecting with Frankston community organisation

MatchWorks job seeker Sotirios with his employers.

SAI Home and Community Care in Frankston developed a relationship with MatchWorks in 2013 and has employed one job seeker with a disability. The company, owned by Upali and Nina Desilva, provides high quality 24/7 care that assists people to remain living independently in their own homes, recover and restore their health, improve their quality…

MatchWorks hosts successful networking night

MatchWorks job seekers and employers speaking at the networking event.

MatchWorks hosted a networking night in partnership with the Frankston Business Network, which involved local employers and jobactive and DES job seekers from the Peninsula region. More than 100 guests attended the networking night held at the City of Frankston Bowling Club on Wednesday May 10 and enjoyed gift packs, door prizes and catering from…

Rosebud job seeker finds sense of purpose through employment

MatchWorks job seeker Sotirios with his employers.

Rosebud job seeker Sotirios came to MatchWorks seeking an employment opportunity and a sense of purpose. Sotirios has a learning disability and was facing social isolation at the time of his initial appointment in May 2014. He was volunteering, but wanted to find paid employment. He attended appointments with MatchWorks Rosebud employment consultant Jo Thomas,…