When Megan came to atWork Australia’s , NSW, office to get support from the Disability Employment Services team, she was looking for a job where she could implement her creative and practical skills within a safe and secure environment. Megan lives with chronic pain and has limited physical abilities, Megan felt like it was almost impossible to find a job where she could feel comfortable and happy.
Despite Megan’s health concerns, she was motivated, honest, and an enthusiastic person. She was searching for a job that would fit her character and atWork Australia was successful in matching her with her dream job.
When Megan met her In-Work Support Coach, Mirabelle, she shared that she had both physical and mental health barriers. Mirabelle assured her that with the support of atWork Australia and with her perseverance, she would be successful in her journey to employment. Mirabelle maintained regular contact with Megan, checking up on her regularly. atWork Australia provided her with financial support and the team encouraged Megan emotionally to keep going.
Mirabelle continued supporting Megan to keep her engaged and motivated. Mirabelle referred Megan to roles that were accessible by public transport and suitable for her health conditions. Megan was thrilled when she secured a pick-packing role for a company that produces custom prints on clothing and apparels.
From the very first day, the employer advised Mirabelle that they were amazed and very impressed with Megan; how well she fit in with the team and her ability to quickly learn the role.
A few weeks after beginning her new journey, Megan visited the atWork Australia office in Fairfield. Mirabelle said, “We were ecstatic to see how Megan’s eyes were sparkling with happiness. As we sat down to chat, Megan started telling us about her fascination with the type of work they do and the amazing products and prints they come up with”. Megan said, “This job made me feel excited and happy to wake up in the morning.”
This is a fantastic outcome for Megan. She has found a job where she feels safe within her work environment, as the team are so kind and supportive. Megan is very grateful for her In-Work Support Coach, Mirabelle, and the team at atWork Australia for helping her secure her dream job. Mirabelle continued, “We believe in Megan’s abilities, and we are sure that Megan’s beautiful and lifeful spirit will keep reflecting prosperously on her work.”
The support from atWork Australia has helped Megan to regain her excitement about work and supported her financially.
“This job has given me a reason to get up in the morning,” said Megan.
Every year, atWork Australia help thousands of clients like Megan, 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