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Roeshene has found meaningful employment with Sharkskin in Beresfield!

Roeshene has found meaningful employment with Sharkskin in Beresfield! Roeshene joined Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) Transition to Work (TtW) employment program with the goal to study and work part-time. Through TtW she learned skills to apply for jobs of interest, practiced interview skills and accessed additional training and experience. When she was job-ready, Roeshene was marketed to suitable employers and was successful in her application for a role at Sharkskin, a local business making wetsuits and other water sport apparel and clothing. Roeshene enjoys [...]

By |2020-07-20T14:31:19+10:0020th July, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Working Life|

Edward’s landed a lifelong career with MWLFS

Edward's landed a lifelong career with MWLFS Congratulations to Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions job seeker Edward (pictured), for obtaining employment with The Nextt Group, supporting people with disability both in their homes and out in the community. Edward began his journey towards employment with Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions first by enrolling in an ‘Essential Skills for Community Services’ course. He successfully completed the course, which helped to refresh his disability support skill set and also enabled him to gain his first aid certificate. After completing the [...]

By |2020-07-20T21:21:33+10:0014th July, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Working Life|

PaTH internship leaves Fred smiling after securing the job

PaTH internship leaves Fred smiling after securing the job A Youth Jobs PaTH internship in a local dentistry has resulted in a young Maitland resident, Fred (pictured), securing a job as a dental assistant. Fred always had an interest in dentistry, his mum having working as a dental assistant. However, he wasn’t quite sure what steps to take to follow in his mother’s footsteps. Little did he know, his Transition to Work provider, Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS), was already on the lookout for the right opportunity for [...]

By |2020-07-20T21:23:39+10:0030th June, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Working Life|

Online learning success with MWLFS and JobQuest

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and disruption to regular business, Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) recognised the importance of remaining proactive in the delivery of their services to job seekers. Working collaboratively, MWLFS and JobQuest adapted their classroom-delivered workshops into a format for successful online delivery, addressing the arising needs from changes in the workplace caused by COVID-19. MWLFS job seekers Sam, Mathew and Tina (pictured) joined JobQuest’s adapted online workshop, which aimed to prepare participants for video conferencing calls and online interviews, as they became the norm during the [...]

By |2020-06-30T12:37:16+10:0030th June, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Working Life|

Gabriel’s Job Search Success

Gabriel, a participant of Mai-Wel LabourForce Solution’s (MWLFS) Step Up program, recently joined the team at The Pure Water Specialist Rutherford just one week after losing his previous position due to the change in business ownership. With support and hands on assistance from his MWLFS Post Placement Support Worker, Rokia, and a positive, can-do attitude, Gabriel has overcome some challenges and learnt all of his required tasks in just a couple of shifts. Gabriel has met his employers’ expectations right away and has begun working three four-hour shifts each [...]

By |2020-07-13T11:40:33+10:0029th June, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Working Life|

Emily loves being part of the team at Your Discount Chemist

With support from Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Emily has successfully gained employment as a store assistant at Your Discount Chemist, where she has worked three afternoons a week since she commenced the role at the end of 2019. Emily’s duties include cleaning, tidying and refilling stock, as well as providing customer service. One of her favourite parts of her role is working alongside her supportive co-workers. Her team makes it easy for her to put on her uniform and badge before each shift. Over the [...]

By |2020-05-19T09:33:11+10:0019th May, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Working Life|

Introducing Gabby

At the start of 2020, before the madness of COVID-19 kicked in, we had the pleasure of interviewing our participant Gabby. She's been with Mai-Wel for 7 years and is kept busy by engaging in various services across the organisation; Life FUNdamentals, Creative Arts, Leisure Links, Get Started and Disability Employment Services with Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS). Gabby's introduction to Mai-Wel was with Get Started, MWLFS’ school to work transition service, that she participated in while completing Year 11 at Maitland High School. Each Friday of the school term, [...]

BNI Premium members hear insight from local employer and MWLFS job seeker

Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) is a proud member of BNI Premium, the Kurri-based branch of the internal business networking and referral organisation. Employment Consultant, Ally Meyn is the MWLFS representative who attends weekly meetings at Kurri Kurri TAFE.   At a recent meeting, Ally had the opportunity to give a presentation to BNI members about the services provided by MWLFS to job seekers and local business. Joining Ally was MWLFS job seeker, Geoff, and his employer Noel from Huntlee Academy.   With Ally, Geoff spoke about his time [...]

By |2020-07-23T15:49:08+10:0015th May, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Working Life|

Codie secures dream job with KFC

Congratulations to Codie, a Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) job seeker success, for gaining employment at KFC Newcastle! Codie loves her role as a casual Dining Room Attendant. It is her absolute dream job! Codie’s duties extend beyond the dining room. She provides customer service in the busy restaurant and helps her colleagues in the kitchen by packing the fridges, making and packing boxes for orders. She works three shifts each week and is working towards learning new skills and increasing working hours in the future to [...]

By |2020-07-23T15:49:37+10:0014th May, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Working Life|

Struggling to keep up with you scanning while working from home? Mai-Wel Enterprises can help!

Did you know Mai-Wel Enterprises can scan your business or personal documents for electronic archiving? Make accessing your business’ documents easier by sending them through to the team at Mai-Wel Enterprises to be scanned into a text-searchable PDF/A format. This allows for bulk uploads into digital record management systems. We can change the dreaded search for that ‘one particular line’ from a lengthy venture into the filing cabinet to an easy one-word computer search, without having to leave the comfort of your desk! The cherry on top? Mai-Wel Enterprises ALSO [...]

By |2020-07-23T15:50:16+10:0011th May, 2020|Mai-Wel Enterprises|
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