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Job Seeker Services

ELIGIBILITY

Key Eligibility requirements for BIZLINK services are that a job seeker:

  • Is working age.
  • Has completed school to the end of the year they turn 17 years or meet school leaving age requirements (unless doing an approved school to work transition program).
  • Has a current Employment Services Assessment (ESAt) or Job Capacity Assessment (JCA) - Eligible Students with a disability that directly register with BIZLINK may be exempt from an ESAt or JCA.
  • Is motivated to work and/or to develop skills to become work ready.
  • Is willing to accept support and assistance from BIZLINK.
  • Is supported by their family (or significant other), where involved, to secure and maintain employment.
  • Can travel independent from BIZLINK (following transport training if required).
  • Lives in the BIZLINK Employment Service Area of Central and West Metro Perth. Eligible job seekers who volunteer for a service can choose BIZINK if they live in a neighbouring Employment Service Area in the Perth Region. If you live outside of the Central and West and would like to register contact BIZLINK directly to discuss possibilities.

BIZLINK welcomes calls to discuss registering. We may be able to directly register you or can provide advice on what you need to do to access a Disability Employment Service that is right for you.

JOB PLAN

BIZLINK values your choice and individual decisions about your career. The friendly and professional staff at BIZLINK will talk to you about your skills, abilities and interests to assist you to develop your Job Plan - this plan considers your individual needs and lists the services and assistance needed to secure and maintain a job. For people with an eligible income support payment, your Job Plan also helps you to meet your mutual obligation requirements.

DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

BIZLINK provides one-to-one individualised service to assist you to prepare for open employment and meet the expectations of your employer. Where it matches your needs we also provide development programs, which include TASTE, WRAP and Job Club.

THE RIGHT JOB

BIZLINK will assist you as needed to find the right job. Your Coordinator will encourage you to be fully involved in all aspects of finding and keeping your job. BIZLINK can assist you with:

  • Finding a job that matches your skills and interests.
  • Using public transport to your job, work experience or course that is supported by BIZLINK and agreed on your Job Plan.
  • Learning job interview skills.
  • Resumes and job applications.
  • Gaining work skills through work experience and courses.
  • Advice about recreation and social activities.
  • Learning occupational safety and health procedures.
  • Performing your job to your employer's expectations.
  • Becoming part of the team where you work.
  • A Traineeship or Apprenticeship if you are eligible and that matches your career goal.
  • Modifying the workplace or buying special equipment if required and as approved by JobAccess.

SUPPORT

BIZLINK can assist you to learn your job and feel comfortable at work by providing support that meets your individual needs. This may include on-the-job training, off-site support, guidance, encouragement, advocacy and linking you with other services. BIZLINK can assist you to become part of the team and to meet your employer's expectations.

YOUR LINK TO SUCCESS IN EMPLOYMENT

BIZLINK:

  • Has been assisting people with a disability into open employment, including Traineeships and Apprenticeships, since 1992.
  • Employs a team of professional Coordinators dedicated to assisting you.
  • Uses a network of employers including large, medium and small businesses; State, Federal and Local Government.
  • Works closely with jobseekers, their support network and employers.
  • Strives to find a job that meets each individual’s needs.
  • Is Quality Endorsed with Disability Support Certification and ISO 9001, a reflection of our professional approach and commitment to providing a quality service.
  • Is free because our funding is an Australian Government Initiative.
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