Since our inception, we have been supporting individuals with intellectual, learning, physical, sensory, psychiatric and neurological disabilities to find meaningful employment. We have assisted these individuals to engage, gain and maintain the employment or training of their choice, according to their diverse range of skills and abilities.
For Job Seekers
At Essential Personnel we have one dedicated focus, to assist you into the right job. We know every person is unique, including you! We will tailor our service to meet your individual needs and help you to progress along your pathway into employment.
We do this by:
- Getting to know you as an individual and finding out your passions, likes and dislikes.
- Providing advice on options to reach your employment goals.
- Completing a Job Plan together and assisting to plan your employment goals that unique to you and your situation.
- Using our long history of strong employment networks and relationships.
- Having dedicated, qualified staff with many years of experience in the disability sector that will work with you, every step of the way through your journey, into employment and independence.
Essential personnel can assist employers by referring potential workers, whom have a disability, to fulfill their staffing needs. This is a free service funded by the Department of Social Services and includes the ongoing support by Essential Personnel staff for the worker in the workplace.
Our experienced Employment Consultants work closely with employers to understand their business needs and match the right employee to meet that need.
We do this by:
- Assistance with screening potential employees to lessen the recruitment burden for employers.
- Attending interviews with job seeker and employers as required.
- One on one support for job seekers as required.
- Work experience to assess the suitability of our clients for the required role.
- Employer and co-worker training and support.
- Wage subsidies for employers for eligible job seekers.
- Ongoing support that can be provided on and off the work site for our clients.
- Workplace modifications for eligible clients.