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Employment Plus up and running under new jobactive program
Posted on Wednesday July 1st 2015

Today Employment Plus officially opened its doors as the largest not for profit organisation under the government’s new jobactive program. Since outcomes of the Employment Services tender were released in March, the organisation has been working hard to ensure sites and operating procedures are ready in time for the July 1 launch. The results of …

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Employment Plus to become the largest NFP under Federal jobactive program
Posted on Tuesday April 14th 2015

The Salvation Army Employment Plus has been awarded greater responsibility for assisting job seekers into sustainable employment. From July 1 Employment Plus will become the largest not for profit organisation under the Federal Government’s new Employment Services program, jobactive. Managing Director Greg Moult said that he was very pleased that the Employment Services tender result …

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Employment Plus and ARA connect eager job seekers with retail employers
Posted on Wednesday March 4th 2015

Australian Retail Association (ARA) members can now secure focused, enthusiastic and better trained employees by tapping into the national resources of Employment Plus. Following a series of trials and much fine-tuning, the ARA and Employment Plus have signed a memorandum of understanding to provide retail organisations with eager job seekers who have been specifically selected …

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Recruitment industry and Employment Plus join forces to improve employment outcomes
Posted on Tuesday December 16th 2014

Recruitment and employment industry peak body, the RCSA (Recruitment and Consulting Services Association), has announced employment service provider The Salvation Army Employment Plus has joined as a Corporate member of the Association. The announcement comes as the two organisations seek to improve employment outcomes for job seekers and employers. “The reality is that Jobs Services …

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Employment Plus and APM combine for comprehensive employment & allied health service
Posted on Monday December 15th 2014

The Salvation Army Employment Plus and APM – Advanced Personnel Management have announced the formalisation of a partnership which provides Australia’s widest and most comprehensive employment and allied health service. While Employment Plus and APM have been collaborating informally, the fresh agreement will see the organisations work closer together than ever before to provide a …

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Queensland-based ‘Sisters in Mining’ program wins national recognition
Posted on Friday November 21st 2014

A unique training pathway which helps put Indigenous women behind the wheel of 100-tonne mining haul trucks has gained national recognition, winning an Australian Training Award. The program, called ‘Oothungs (Sisters) in Mining’ is designed to maximise employment opportunities for Indigenous women in the mining sector. A collaborative effort involving leading mining contractor Thiess, mine …

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Unemployed Youth Given Golden Career Opportunity
Posted on Sunday October 12th 2014

Youth facing barriers to permanent employment now have a new pathway to securing work thanks to the launch of a program by McDonald’s Australia and its franchisees, together with The Salvation Army Employment Plus and the Salvos Youth Foundation. Going 4 Gold, is a four-stage, six month program that recruits suitable candidates between 17and 23 …

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Driving course for job seekers
Posted on Wednesday May 14th 2014

A learn-to-drive program, organised by Employment Plus, is helping job seekers secure work. The Driver Mentor Program, based in Ipswich, has been assisting young who are effectively stranded because they can’t drive. “There are a number of reasons that people don’t get a licence – maybe they couldn’t afford lessons or they don’t have anyone …

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Warehousing qualifications
Posted on Tuesday May 6th 2014

Employment Plus has been working with Salamander Bay Recycling to provide accredited learning for work experience participants to secure a Certificate II in Warehousing. “For job seekers, a qualification like that can make all the difference in the world,” said Greg Moult, Managing Director of Employment Plus. “It can be a huge step towards getting …

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Sisters in Mining
Posted on Tuesday May 6th 2014

Five Indigenous women at Lake Vermont have graduated from the successful Sisters in Mining program as a part of a collaborative effort between The Salvation Army Employment Plus and Thiess. The program identifies talented, highly motivated local women and trains them for work as haul truck drivers. The training covers everything from driving skills (learnt …

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