Jobs and Training project
The Eurobodalla Jobs and Training project aims to connect jobseekers with employment and training opportunities in the fastest growing local employment sector; health and community services.
Key fields in Eurobodalla include residential and in-home aged care, disability services, community services, and primary and allied health.
By providing training and employment pathways for unemployed and disadvantaged jobseekers, the project will:
- link people looking for work or a career change with training and employment opportunities
- meet the current and future labour demands of an industry with the expected highest jobs growth in the local area.
The key to success will be in connecting government and non-government stakeholders such as industry, education and employment services. The project Jobs and Training Coordinator will establish and build stakeholder connections with government, NGO’s, industry, education & training providers, and employment services. A coordinated approach between service providers to connect with opportunities and work collaboratively will give the best chance of positive outcomes for jobseekers and the local industry labour demands.
The Jobs and Training project will link participants with activities that will assist them to work in the health and community services sector, including:
- 'taste' introductory experiences for school based students and work for the dole participants to try out new work roles
- volunteering to support learners, jobseekers and employers as mentors and coaches
- work placement and work experience for school-based students and pre-employment programs
- school based and full time traineeships as a path to direct employment
- skills-based training for new entrant workers
- professional development and career pathway programs for existing workers
- career expos and information sessions for jobseekers to get support and find out about opportunities in a face-to-face environment.
These activities were identified as helpful employment entry points during sector consultation in 2015.
For more information contact Project Officer Rhonnie South:
- T: 0458 002 411
- E: Rhonnie South