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Client Steven stands with his arm around his Job Coach. Quote reads "I am wrapped. My life is back to where it used to be. I can live my life again."

Workforce Australia client, Steven, not only gained a job with the assistance of atWork Australia but a new sense of self confidence and a shiny new driver’s licence.

At the time of entering the atWork Australia office in Clare, South Australia, 54-year-old, Steven, had been unemployed for several weeks and was seeking assistance in finding the perfect position for himself.

Within his first appointment with his Job Coach, Anika, he shared his past, barriers to employment, as well as his goals. From this information, Anika was able to create a tailored job plan with the goal of re-entering the workforce after being released from prison.

Steven also expressed his current mental health, financial circumstances, insomnia and caring responsibilities. These elements would play a large factor in finding suitable, sustainable employment that works for him.

Within their conversations, Steven expressed an interest in truck driving. But with no current driver’s licence, this was going to be impossible. Or so he thought. To kick start this journey, atWork Australia were able to support him in obtaining this.

As a new Workforce Australia client, Anika discussed the PBAS system with him and how we can meet his requirements and reports with ease. He was thankful for the time spent discussing this.

In following appointments, the pair worked on boosting his confidence, both in himself and his abilities to perform within the workplace, whilst also addressing managing other barriers.

Steven’s eagerness and excitement to re-enter the workforce shortly paid off when he was offered a full-time position as a truck driver with a local construction company after securing his driver’s licence.

After reflecting on Steven’s journey with atWork Australia, Anika shares, “Steven has built on his confidence and has always had a positive attitude.” Steven states, “I am wrapped. My life is back to where it used to be. I can live my life again.”

Not only is Steven wrapped, but so is his employer, exclaiming, “Steven is reliable, hardworking and fits in well with the team.”

Every year, atWork Australia help thousands of clients like Steven, 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.

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