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Youth employment program off to strong start
Posted on Tuesday September 12th 2017

The Salvation Army Employment Plus officially launched its Smart, Skilled and Hired Youth Employment program on Tuesday 5 September – and it is already successfully finding young people jobs. Smart, Skilled and Hired Youth Employment helps young people (aged 15 – 24) to kickstart a fulfilling career by connecting participants to mentoring, work experience placements …

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Celebrating NAIDOC Week
Posted on Thursday August 17th 2017

Pictured: Employment Plus Managing Director, Greg Moult, joins Operations Manager for the Ironbark Aboriginal Corporation, Sandra Mitchell, and Employment Plus Operations Manager for Victoria, Tasmania and the Northern Territory, Kate Peart, at the Employment Plus site in Casuarina In the first week of July, the Employment Plus Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group worked with staff …

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Employment Plus helps local nursery bloom
Posted on Wednesday August 2nd 2017

With a history spanning more than 160 years and five generations, Humphris Nursery in Mooroolbark appreciates the spirit of legacy and experience. Their partnership with The Salvation Army Employment Plus is a natural fit, as it was The Salvation Army who established Australia’s first employment bureau in Melbourne in 1890. One July morning last year, …

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Smart, Skilled and Hired
Posted on Monday July 24th 2017

About the program Smart, Skilled and Hired is a new program designed to help young people and local businesses in NSW Open to young people (15-24) in the Central Coast and Hunter regions of New South Wales, Smart, Skilled and Hired is a new program designed to help young job seekers to enter the workforce …

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Financial benefits for your business
Posted on Thursday July 20th 2017

As part of our commitment to help your business, Employment Plus can help you tap into an array of payments from the government. These wage subsidies of up to $10,000 help you meet the costs associated with training eligible jobseekers for ongoing work. Not only will you be provided with financial support, you will also …

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Looking for training?
Posted on Wednesday July 19th 2017

Training Plus are the experts. At Employment Plus, we go beyond finding the right employee for your organisation. We offer a range of non-accredited and accredited courses, including nationally recognised qualifications such as certificates, diplomas and first aid training. Training Plus also welcomes employers to attend our training sessions for jobseekers to share information about …

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Recruiter Spotlight: Amanda Dryden
Posted on Tuesday July 18th 2017

Meet Amanda Dryden, one of our high achieving Recruiters. “Every employer wants someone that is passionate about their business, passionate about performance, motivation, work ethic, enthusiasm – the teaching and learning will happen. If you can find this person you have found a great employee.” What’s the biggest win you have had working at Employment …

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Minister for Employment sets youth on their PaTH at Employment Plus Morley
Posted on Tuesday April 18th 2017

The Salvation Army Employment Plus welcomed Minister for Employment Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash at their Morley office in Western Australia on Monday 11 April to celebrate the launch of the Federal Government’s Youth Jobs PaTH program. Senator Cash met with young job seekers and local employers at the Employment Plus offices in Morley, as she discussed …

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Employment Plus helps Woolworths boost its Indigenous workforce
Posted on Tuesday March 21st 2017

The past 12 months have seen Employment Plus expanding its successful partnership with Diversity Dimensions to help Woolworths Limited bolster its Indigenous workforce. Back in April 2016, Woolworths Limited announced they would recruit an additional 1,600 Indigenous workers over three years as part of the Federal Government’s Employment Parity Initiative – adding to its team …

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Helping youth find their way
Posted on Thursday November 24th 2016

Six young job seekers have started promising careers at the world’s largest restaurant chain, SUBWAY, thanks to support from Employment Plus and training provider Five Star College. When SUBWAY advertised two initial vacancies, Employment Plus’ Gosford Youth Team Leader, Lisa Davis, seized the opportunity and got to work helping the two young candidates with the …

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