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WISE Employment helps employers to find the right staff, and job seekers to find meaningful work via Disability Employment Services and Job Services Australia employment programs. Please note our offices are closed from 3pm on 24 Dec 2014 until 1 Jan 2015, and reopen 2 Jan 2015.

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WISE Employment helps you find the right staff, and provides ongoing support. Our services are free to eligible businesses. We have great people from diverse backgrounds who are ready to start work now. Your business may qualify for wage subsidies when you appoint staff in ongoing roles. Call WISE Employment on 1800 685 105.

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We can help you find a job

If you have been out of work for a day, months or years, we can help. We get to know you so we can carefully tailor our services to your specific training, health and living needs. We empower you with the skills and confidence to get and keep meaningful work.

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Young Mom with kids: Find out about training courses offered by WISE Employment. We offer training courses for job seekers and employers.

We help you build your skills through training

Our training programs help you build the skills you need to get and keep a job or to improve your life. Our courses include daily life skills, resume writing, interview techniques and certificates in business, hospitality and retail.

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WISE Employment assists over 10,000 eligible job seekers into jobs each year. We have 28 main offices and 32 outreach offices across New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and the Northern Territory. 

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WISE Employment and Interwork merge to help more people with disability into jobs

WISE Employment and Interwork have merged, expanding the reach of employment services to the most disadvantaged people across Australia, including people who have a disability. With 20 sites in Adelaide, regional South Australia and western Victoria, not-for-profit employment services provider Interwork will complement WISE Employment’s 60 sites in Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania and the Northern Territory.

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Employ mature-age workers to benefit from a lifetime of work experience, plus wage subsidies

Mature-age workers can bring a wealth of valuable experience to your business. If you employ a mature age worker, you may also be eligible for financial support from the government. The Department of Employment’s Restart Program can give your business up to $10,000 (GST inc) if you employ and retain a job seeker 50 years of age or over who has been unemployed and on income support for 6 months or more.

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Photo courtesy of Today Tonight.  Job seeker Robbie & employer Barry from Spirit of Bonsai with staff members of WISE and presenter of Today Tonight.

Employer support leads to job seeker becoming Australia’s first deaf bonsai apprentice

Spirit of Bonsai, Australia’s oldest Bonsai Nursery, recently added a new feather to its cap: one of its young employees has become Australia’s first deaf bonsai apprentice. Job seeker Robbie landed a job at Spirit of Bonsai Garden after taking part in a training program to build a community garden at a new housing estate in Woodville West, South Australia. With employer Barry's support, Robbie shows the “other side of disability”: the people who are dedicated, work hard and able/keen to be part of the workforce.

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Employer Karen (right) of Cataract on Paterson restaurant in Launceston believes more employers should employ people with mental illness. :will open new window

Award-winning restaurant orders healthy attitude to mental health

Employer Karen's message to other businesses is not to be afraid of people who have a mental illness—“it’s ironic that people who have the flu aren’t feared!” she says. “More business owners should consider employing people who have a mental illness because, quite simply, they can do the job and do it exceptionally well.” Read on to learn how Karen made a conscious decision to create a mentally healthy workplace for her award-winning new Launceston dining venue, Cataract on Paterson.

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“On time and reliable”: Employer ACC Services sets mental illness stigma in the workplace straight

ACC Services’ evolution from employer to star recruiter of people who have a mental illness shows what can be achieved when fear is overcome. “Employees who have a mental illness are reliable, says employer Ingrid, “They are always on time. Even when we change the start times, they are on time. They seem really happy to be here.” She has put the call out to other employers about her experience hiring people who have a mental illness: “Just employ them! Any successful business is about its people.”

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