Client Daniel lives with mental health barriers including borderline personality disorder, depression and autism. His resulting response includes social anxiety and fear of failure. The unpredictability of situations can also negatively impact his wellbeing and success in gaining employment.
Daniel’s social anxiety meant that he was often hesitant to attend appointments as he did not like to deviate too far from his comfort zone.
However, atWork Australia Osborne Park Job Coach Katie built on Daniel’s trust through refreshing Daniel’s resume, offering advice on gaining confidence, helping him set realistic goals, positive encouragement and empathy. Katie also referred Daniel to the atWork Australia Employer Engagement Consultant (EEC) to increase Daniel’s chances of gaining sustainable employment and enriching his trust further.
When Daniel first commenced with atWork Australia, his focus was on managing his health rather than applying for work. However, by working closely with Job Coach Katie, Daniel had a massive turn around and became eager to start work and gain employment experience.
With a renewed outlook on life and employment through contact with the atWork Australia team, Daniel was able to secure a cleaning position.
Job Coach Katie said, “When I first told Daniel that he got the job, he couldn’t be any happier. I saw him a couple of days later and he was so excited to start this new chapter in his life.
Daniel remarked, “Katie has been fantastic in helping me find work. She was actively listening to me and he felt ‘heard’.” When Daniel explained what he achieved through engaging with his Job Coach Katie, he said that Katie addressed all of his concerns appropriately and assisted him with his journey toward his goals.
Job Coach Katie said, “I’m very pleased with Daniel’s progress and the motivation he now has towards starting work.”
Daniel responded with praise and a commendation for Katie, “Request for Katie and you will be fine. You’ll do great” he said.
Every year, atWork Australia helps thousands of clients like Daniel expand their skills and qualifications to help them gain the right job with the right employer. Call us today on 1300 080 856 or enquire online to find out how we can help you meet your career goals.