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WISE Employment helps small business owners, larger businesses and a variety of employers in Australia recruit the right staff, free of charge. Free-call WISE Employment on 1800 685 105 or register a job vacancy. All our employment services, including the recruitment process, are free to eligible businesses. Your business may qualify to receive government-funded wage subsidies for appointing staff in ongoing roles.

All our employment services are free to eligible businesses and employers - read more.

 

If you are a business owner, lodge a job vacancy with WISE. 
All our recruitment services are free to your business.

 

If you are looking for work, please register your details as a WISE Employment job seeker.

 

WISE Employment recruits the right staff for your business, free of charge, by:

• Recruiting the right person for your job vacancy from a pool of diverse talent, who may have a disability
• Recruiting part-time staff or full-time staff for hard-to-fill job vacancies in your small business
• Pre-screening and shortlisting suitable job candidates
• Assisting you to identify employment strategies to stabilise high-turnover jobs
• Interviewing and short-listing job candidates
• Scoping roles and writing job descriptions
• Assisting with job re-design for existing or new staff who have a disability
• Facilitate 1- or 2-week paid work trials to assess a job candidate’s suitability to your business, workplace and the job
• Providing job creation and job design services to help employers think creatively about the ways in which jobs can be structured and performed by a person who has a disability
• Advising on and providing access to workplace modifications where required
• Liaising with you and your workers' support network including their GP, health services and/or family
• Providing information specific to workplace relations and human resource management

Access to wage subsidies and other financial business incentives
Whether you are a small business or a larger company, we can help businesses like yours access government-funded financial support, such as government wage subsidies, for employing staff in ongoing roles.

Training
We can assist with staff training, providing new workers with training specific to their jobs through government-funded training services. We can train your new staff to address skills gaps, and formalise on-the-job learnings and skills. We also arrange access to apprenticeships and traineeship pathways.

Ongoing employment support for small to medium business as well as larger Australian businesses
To ensure a smooth transition for you and your new staff member(s), we can provide onsite employment support and training in the first few weeks of placing staff. After this period, we can offer you ongoing staffing and employment support for as long as you and your employees need us. 

Read more about why employing workers with disability can be a great choice.

Our dedicated staff assist small business and employers with staffing in Melbourne, Sydney, South Australia (Adelaide), Tasmania (Hobart, Devonport, Launceston and regional areas) and the Northern Territory (Darwin, Alice Springs, Palmerston and Casuarina), under the Australian Government’s jobactive and Disability Employment Services (DES) recruitment and employment programs.

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Our comprehensive and free services to employers mean that our skilled Employment Liaison Officers can help you from the moment you think about hiring new staff, to writing the position description, interviewing candidates, exploring and applying for wage subsidies, training staff and getting your new staff up and running.

Read more: Services
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Finding and training a new employee can require substantial commitment of time. Our employer resources page explains various programs and schemes that provide government-funded incentives and assistance to businesses. We also have information about subsidies for apprentices, workers with disability and other employment incentives.

Read more: Resources
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We can help you to make sure your employees are working in a safe and healthy environment. We also help people back into productive work after an injury or illness. Our team of health professionals comprises nurses, psychologists, social workers, rehabilitation counsellors and occupational therapists.

Read more: Occupational rehabilitation
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We enjoy sharing our employer success stories in helping employers find the right staff.  Our video and written employer success stories are examples of the inspirational results that finding the right staff can bring about. We understand employers' needs and help them find staff from diverse backgrounds. Our services are cost-free to eligible employers and job seekers.

Read more: Employer stories
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Registering a job vacancy with WISE in Melbourne, Sydney, Darwin, South Australia and Tasmania is now easier than ever. The completed registration form goes straight through to your nearest WISE office.

Read more: Register a vacancy

You can submit a vacancy form or contact your nearest WISE office if your business is growing or changing. We want to build a great relationship with you so if you don’t have vacancies now, you contact us when you do. We offer free translation services at every step of the employment process.

Our jobseekers are job-ready when we put them forward for your jobs. Our training programs include computer skills and retail, business and hospitality certificates. We can run Workplace English Literacy and Language courses at your business. And we can tell you about the assistance and subsidies available to help you  employ our jobseekers.

We keep in touch for up to six months after your new employee begins work. We want to make sure that everyone is happy with the placement and we can offer advice on induction, mentoring and workplace modifications if necessary.