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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 MWLFS has once again joined with JobQuest to deliver a highly requested training program for job seekers 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 [...]

Participants practice work skills in the pop up café as part of Cert II in Foundation Skills2020-12-22T18:32:32+11:00

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 [...]

Rebecca’s building capacity for work with MWLFS2020-12-23T12:12:58+11:00

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 [...]

Lesley’s landed the job of her dreams with assistance from MWLFS2020-12-23T14:28:37+11:00

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 [...]

Joshua’s job search success!2021-01-07T16:27:40+11:00

Sara turns work trial into employment at Quick Bites Café!

Sara turns work trial into employment at Quick Bites Café! 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) in 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 turns work trial into employment at Quick Bites Café!2020-12-23T10:50:28+11:00

Amie steering the way to her employment success!

Amie steering the way to her employment success! Congratulations to Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions participant 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 [...]

Amie steering the way to her employment success!2020-12-23T09:46:09+11:00

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 [...]

Step Up participants learn to stay safe in the kitchen with COVID-19 infection control course2020-12-23T13:03:59+11:00

Step Up and Mai-Wel Enterprises work together to support Aiden build skills for work

Step Up and Mai-Wel Enterprises work together to support Aiden build skills for work Here at Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, we have the benefit of offering a range of services that allow us to watch our participants grow and learn, all the way from high school, building work skills and experience, until they are able to gain and thrive in meaningful employment. Meet Aiden, a MWLFS participant who has been [...]

Step Up and Mai-Wel Enterprises work together to support Aiden build skills for work2020-12-22T20:19:14+11:00

TTW Service Lead Catherine Knight wins the Cessnock Customer Service Award for Community Services!

TTW Service Lead Catherine Knight wins the Cessnock Customer Service Award for Community Services! Mai-Wel is thrilled to share that our Service Lead for Transition to Work (TTW), Catherine Knight, has won Cessnock’s Customer Service Award in the Community Services category! It’s a huge achievement for Catherine to be recognised as one of the leading customer service providers in the Cessnock LGA. Catherine is a Service Lead for Mai-Wel [...]

TTW Service Lead Catherine Knight wins the Cessnock Customer Service Award for Community Services!2020-12-18T13:41:22+11:00

Job seekers get Fit for Work at Walka Water Works

George is a participant of Step Up, Mai-Wel's School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) program for young people to build capacity and skills for employment. Through Step Up, George has been attending Fit for Work supports that promotes healthy body and mind, building physical skills for the workplace, socialising and communication. Read on to see what George and the Fit for Work group got up to in their day out at Walka [...]

Job seekers get Fit for Work at Walka Water Works2020-12-09T17:27:25+11:00
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