Today, Monday 12th July 2021, local provider MBC Employment and leading national employment services provider atWork Australia partnered to provide jobactive and Disability Employment Services (DES) in the Wollongong, Shoalhaven, Southern Ranges and ACT employment service areas, within the Illawarra, South Coast and Capital regions.

atWork Australia has been supporting people living with disability, injury, disadvantage and health condition since 2003 and is based in over 300 offices in six states around the country. MBC has been supporting their clients since 1991, from 19 offices in the Illawarra, South Coast and Capital regions of NSW and ACT.

Group Executive – Employment Services of atWork Australia, Sotir Kondov, said “the collaboration expands atWork Australia’s footprint from 53 DES Employment Services Areas to 55, across 335 offices around Australia, and will provide our new clients with a wealth of expertise and resources that will put them in an even stronger position to find and keep the right job with the right employer. We will also form a strong partnership as we work together to deliver jobactive on behalf of the Australian Government.”

“atWork Australia has one of the most dedicated employment services teams in Australia and we are delighted to welcome an additional 104 talented people to the atWork Australia team as part of this agreement. People who are looking for a job will still be dealing with the same great people, in the same locations offering an excellent service,” said Sotir.

Davide Greig, General Manager of MBC Employment said, “MBC are very excited by the collaboration with atWork Australia. We are very proud of what MBC has achieved and what we have built, and are enthused looking at the future ahead, bringing together two strong and complementary businesses to support even more people to find good work, and employers to access great talent. MBC Employment will remain the same brand for our jobactive service, and our DES services will transition over to atWork Australia branding. Our services will be delivered by the same people in the same locations with no disruption to clients. In the coming weeks, you will start to see the atWork Australia branding joining our MBC offices.”

Government-funded employment services support people living with disability, injury, health condition and disadvantage to find sustainable work, and employers to access the full talent pool and employ a diverse workforce.

About atWork Australia

atWork Australia has been delivering employment services on behalf of the Australian Government since 2003. From more than 300 locations around the nation, atWork Australia currently delivers Disability Employment Services (DES), Indigenous Employment Services, jobactive and ParentsNext, striving for fulfilled lives and a strong and inclusive Australia through health and employment.

Partnering with more than 6,700 employers across the country in 2020, atWork Australia placed over 11,000 Australians into meaningful and sustainable employment in 2020, across a diverse range of industries and occupations.

Read more about atWork Australia here atworkaustralia.com.au