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Adam came to Ability Options after his employment started to slow down and shifts became scarce. His health condition made it difficult for him to concentrate and he had lost motivation, he was worried that he may not be able to find work.
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'I am employed as a Room Attendant by AHS Hospitality Group who hold a contract with the Atura Hotel and I’ve been working here since 2014.
I really enjoy the work as there is always lots of different kinds of work to do. Every day is different and I have responsibility for making sure each guest room looks clean and immaculate.
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Simon particularly enjoyed participating in the WorkReady programs specifically designed to support him in finding and keeping a job such as work experience.
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Ashlee is 18 years old with a passion and interest for a career in childcare but was finding it difficult to get an opportunity for paid employment.
Ashlee was informed about the new PaTH program and was happy to participate as she realised that if she did well in the Internship, it would be likely she would gain the job and commence paid employment.
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Before I started at Leura Garage, I was moving through jobs and I didn’t hold a job for very long due to having Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and had built up lots of barriers that stopped me from doing things.
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James, Owner at Leura Garage
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Christian didn’t excel at traditional schooling so focused his energy into the industry preparation skill building classes offered through his high school and run by Michael from All Sweeper Hire.
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Kevork resettled in Australia almost six months ago as a Syrian refugee. In Syria he had worked as a former and fitter machinist running a successful business specialising in the manufacturing of plastic moulds and car parts.
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Shalvey Community Centre Story
Shalvey residents have recently started to notice a productive veggie garden taking shape at the Shalvey Community Centre, with many complimenting Carol, the Centre Manager, for making the environment more appealing for their children.
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Anthony at Nova Springwater
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I’ve been working here at Wetlands Nursery for six and a half years. I start work at 8:00am and finish at 4:30 and work three days a week. I like working here, being outside, it's quiet and every day is different.
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Congratulations Andrew for your successful month of training at Woolworths! We are pleased to hear that you’re loving it, and everyone there is praising your dedication, attention to detail and fast paced work style.
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Craig started his café assistant internship role with view to employment recently, through the Youth Jobs PaTH program, a new government initiative designed to prepare young people for work.
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Kaori started in her position at the end of January, following two weeks work trial with her new employer. In preparation for this, Kaori also received support from the employment advisor at jobactive provider Olympus Solutions to enrol in a TAFE Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program and to improve her conversational English skills.
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Jake did a one week work trial and impressed his prospective employer with his passion for the trade and hunger to learn. As a result he is now employed as an apprentice baker at Baker’s Delight.
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After two months of hard work and dedication, Louise is now approaching her three months milestone as part of the team at The Legal Grind café in Parramatta. Ability Options' Disability Employment Services (DES) team is grateful to have been part of Louise's great journey and also very proud of her achievement.
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The apprentice chef role at Hog’s Breath is Stacey's first job since leaving school and she was thrilled to be given the opportunity to work in an industry that has always interested her.
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Jake knows his Employment Liaison Consultant (ELC) Ben Gauci from Ability Options is always ready to recommend quality candidates who are right for his business.
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Vai and Madison's Story
Assisting young people aged 15-24 to move from education to the workplace, our unique skills based program in Holroyd is delivering great results.
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“Never say no to opportunities,” said the unassuming kitchen-hand at Hank’s Seafood Co in Penrith.
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“Zoe’s profile fitted perfectly with our company’s needs," said Chris, who was looking for a capable Office Administrator for their growing Annangrove-based business.
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