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Helping You Find A Job

We’re here to help you find meaningful work.

We provide you with personalised support to help you find work, progress in your career or set up a business. We know the sense of achievement and pride associated with securing sustainable employment and we want everyone to be able to experience that.

We have an extensive network of employers that we work with, including local and national companies across all sectors. We’ve worked hard to build meaningful relationships with employers who are interested in hiring hard-working people and who will, in turn, invest in their development and future.

It’s these relationships that help us to help you get the job you want.

Getting a job is a fantastic achievement and we’ll be there to support you thrive in your new role.

Once you are referred to us for support your Case Manager or JobCoach will discuss with you your interests, needs, goals and your existing skills and will work with you to create a personal action plan to help you in your journey into work.

How We'll Work With You

  • One-to-one coaching
  • Confidence building and self-motivation
  • Resume writing and job search support
  • Help with job applications and interview techniques
  • On-the-job work experience      
  • Practical skills and training development
  • Self-employment services
  • Providing you with work related tools, equipment, clothing or training relevant to commencing your new role.
  • Connecting you to government initiatives including relocation assistance, training and apprenticeships.
  • Providing you with post placement support to thrive in your new role

Jobactive

The jobactive program provides jobseekers with services to help find and keep a job. The jobactive service is generally available if you receive an income support payment such as Newstart Allowance, Youth Allowance, or Parenting Payment and have mutual obligation requirements. Our team can help you look for work, gain the skills and confidence required for an interview, get skills that local employers need, and to then thrive in your new role.

Disability Employment Services

If you’re a person with a disability looking for work, training or support, we can help. Our JobCoaches offer holistic support across the entire employment journey, helping those with a disability, injury or mental health condition find fulfilling work. An initiative supported and funded by the Australian government, Disability Employment Services are free to access. Even when we find you the job you’ve been looking for, there’s no cost to you.

Our Discovery process allows you to lead the way as we learn about your interests, skills, preferences and goals, then we brainstorm the possibilities together. We don’t rush this process as we believe it is a critical step in finding employment that is rewarding and sustainable as it promotes a good fit between the participant and business.

We make things clear and simple and take the time to listen.

ParentsNext

Taking care of a child is no easy task and can make finding employment difficult. Our ParentsNext program is here to prepare parents with children under the age of six who receive Parenting Payments to start their journey back into the workforce, whether your goals are career-driven, family-focused or somewhere in-between. 

Transition to work

Through the Youth Employment Partnership (YEP Australia) we deliver job-ready services for the Transition to Work program. 

For people aged 15-24 in Adelaide and Sydney, we’re able to provide an engaging and personal way for youths to develop practical skills, access education and training and find employment that reflects their plans for the future.

Training

Your personal and professional development is at the heart of everything we do. Whether you are an individual looking to advance in your career or a jobseeker looking to progress into work, we are the right partners in your journey to reach desired goals. We have a successful track record of delivering nationally-recognised and quality-assured short courses, full qualifications from Certificate to Diploma level and traineeships nationally through our registered training organisations,

Jobs Victoria

The Jobs Victoria program is dedicated to helping young Melbournians become job-ready and placed into fulfilling employment. 

We cover all aspects of getting job-ready, including building confidence, resume writing and interview skills. We’re here to listen to our jobseekers, and we understand the frustrations and barriers that can get in the way of employment. We can help jobseekers gain valuable skills and experience to build a career and remain in long-term employment. 

Self Employment

For some, starting a business can seem like nothing more than a dream. However, this isn’t for jobseekers who undertake the New Business Assistance with NEIS program. 

This program supports jobseekers to turn their business dreams into reality. New Business Assistance with NEIS helps individuals who aren’t currently in work or education, learn the ins and outs of creating a successful startup. We work closely with our participants to offer them accredited small business training and personal business mentoring and support, within the first year of their business venture. Our engaging and understanding mentors are experts in the world of self-employment and are with our participants every step of the way. 

Specialist services

As part of our services to support job seekers find meaningful and sustainable work, we provide a range of health and social care services designed to help you overcome barriers to work.

Finding and maintaining employment can sometimes be a bit of a struggle. That’s why we provide and assistance for those who may experience difficulties with their mental health. Our understanding team of Allied Health professionals are made up of psychologists and social workers who are qualified experts in helping people overcome their barriers to employment. By providing a safe and judgment free environment, we can assess the underlying issues our clients may be facing, and guide them in the right direction to manage their health concerns.

Key areas of support include:

  • Accommodation issues
  • Addictions
  • Anger
  • Chronic pain
  • Confidence
  • Family relationship breakdown
  • Financial issues
  • Grief/loss
  • Legal issues
  • Limited work goals
  • Physical health limitations
  • Self-care and wellbeing
  • Social interaction/isolation
  • Trauma
  • Vocational goals

Indigenous Services

Supporting the Federal Government’s ‘Closing the Gap’ initiative to improve opportunities for indigenous Australians.

We are dedicated to championing initiatives that will truly make a difference to our wider Australian and Indigenous community. This is why we deliver employment, career development, and vocational training to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in culturally-sensitive and supportive work environments.

We also have indigenous staff who are experts at guiding and mentoring our indigenous clients with the aim to help them find work.

Which service is for you?

It can be hard to navigate all the services that may be available to you. Contact us on the form below and a member of the PeoplePlus team will help you find the right solution.