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Congratulations Ally! Maitland Young Citizen of the Year Nominee

Congratulations Ally! Maitland Young Citizen of the Year Nominee Meet Ally, a member of our Mai-Wel Labourforce Solutions (MWLFS) Business Development (BD) team, who has received a nomination for Maitland Young Citizen of the Year! This award is given to showcase a member of the community under the age of 25 who has contributed to the advancement or wellbeing of Maitland, and at age 24, Ally’s nomination stems from both her personal and professional dedication to our community. As President of the local Business Network International Group, [...]

By |2021-01-15T18:52:58+11:0015th January, 2021|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Mai-Wel staff|

Jennifer’s confidence has grown with new employment opportunity

Jennifer’s confidence has grown with new employment opportunity Meet Jennifer, another Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions success story, who is thrilled to have obtained employment at 63 years of age as a sewing assistant! Jennifer was a job seeker with MWLFS Disability Employment Services (DES) and was initially unsure if she would be able to gain employment. However, her Case Manager helped Jennifer believe that gaining employment was possible and helped prepare her to go for the role of sewing assistant. When Jennifer was told she had gotten the [...]

By |2021-01-15T18:53:09+11:0015th January, 2021|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions|

Cheyenne breaks into the Real Estate industry with help from MWLFS Transition to Work

Cheyenne breaks into the Real Estate industry with help from MWLFS Transition to Work Cheyenne commenced Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions’ (MWLFS) Transition to Work (TtW) program in 2020 when her employment hours were reduced due to COVID-19. With TtW, Cheyenne met with a Youth Support Mentor, who worked with her to identify  her employment goals. When Cheyenne expressed an interest in working in the Real Estate industry, her Youth Support Mentor liaised with Mai-Wel’s Business Development Team who connected Cheyenne with CSBM Real Estate. CSBM [...]

By |2021-01-15T18:53:24+11:0012th January, 2021|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions|

Participants practice work skills in the pop up café as part of Cert II in Foundation Skills

Participants practice work skills in the pop up café as part of Cert II in Foundation Skills Mai-Wel LabourForce Solution (MWLFS) has once again joined with JobQuest to deliver a highly requested training program for MWLFS participants which will enable them to earn their Certificate II in Foundation Skills. This certificate is equivalent to gaining a Year 10 Certificate, and aims to build skills for employment and education. In this instance, the certificate has been designed to focus on Community Service studies, aiming to increase confidence and [...]

By |2021-01-15T18:54:06+11:0022nd December, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions|

Rebecca’s building capacity for work with MWLFS

Rebecca’s Building Capacity for Work with MWLFS Meet Rebecca, one of Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions’ (MWLFS) job seekers who has been building her capacity for work with in-home supports every Wednesday and via Zoom during the COVID-19 lockdown. Rebecca has successfully completed a Foundation Skills Course with TAFE NSW online using the platform OTEN. This was particularly impressive as Rebecca completed the entire course during lockdown at home and via Zoom over three months, proving her dedication and willingness to learn despite the challenges. During the course, Rebecca [...]

By |2020-12-23T12:12:33+11:0021st December, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions|

Lesley’s landed the job of her dreams with assistance from MWLFS

Lesley’s landed the job of her dreams with assistance from MWLFS A big congratulations to Lesley, who has landed the job of her dream as casual Leisure and Lifestyle officer at RFBI Residential Aged Care in Kurri Kurri! Since commencing with Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) in January 2018, Lesley identified that working in a Lifestyle and Leisure role was the career goal she wished to achieve. To begin working towards this goal, Lesley completed a Certificate III in Individual Support – Aged Care with Atwea College, during [...]

By |2020-12-23T14:28:14+11:0021st December, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions|

Joshua’s job search success!

Joshua’s job search success! Joshua is a participant at Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) Disability Employment Services (DES) Cessnock and has already achieved great things on his employment journey, having gained an internship as a Kitchen Hand at local café, Quick Bites! Joshua’s Case Manager Lucinda supported Joshua to seek employment and focus on what the future can hold with hard work and determination. The Business Development Team quickly and efficiently organised an internship with Quick Bites Café, knowing the company would support Joshua and help him to [...]

By |2020-12-21T13:29:36+11:0021st December, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions|

Sara turns work trial into employment at Quick Bites Café!

Sara turns work trial into employment at Quick Bites Cafe Meet Sara, another Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) success story. She has recently been offered a job at Quick Bites Café in Cessnock! Sara started attending MWLFS’ Disability Employment Services (DES) Cessnock in July of 2020. Since commencing the program, Sara has participated in one-on-one and group activities to help kickstart the search for meaningful employment. During this time, Sara has completed a Hospitality skillset course with Atwea, through which she obtained her RSA, RCG, First Aid Certificate [...]

By |2020-12-23T10:50:34+11:0021st December, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions|

Amie steering the way to her employment success!

Amie steering the way to her employment success! Congratulations to Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) job seeker Amie, who has gained employment as a Medium Rigid (MR) Driver for BIC Logistics Thornton within one month of gaining her MR license! Amie’s interest in truck driving came from her father, who worked in the mechanical and transportation industries and passed his knowledge and experience down to Amie throughout the years. With MWLFS, Amie was assisted to complete the theory portion of the Certificate II in Driving Operations. Amie’s Case [...]

By |2020-12-23T09:46:18+11:0021st December, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions|

Step Up participants learn to stay safe in the kitchen with COVID-19 infection control course

Step Up participants learn to stay safe in the kitchen with COVID-19 infection control course Throughout November, participants accessing Step Up using their School Leaver Employment Supports NDIS funding have been working on completing a COVID-19 infection control course. The course details how to stay safe, clean and healthy in a kitchen environment as well as out in the community. Participants learnt how to store food, prevent food poisoning and stop cross contamination. The course was held at Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions Maitland office once a week and [...]

By |2021-01-15T18:54:22+11:0021st December, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions|
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