Employment Placement Service - Wellington
Work Matters, People Count - Strategic Direction
Wellington Work and Income is committed to assisting jobseekers into work and reduce the number of working age people who need to rely on a Benefit. Employment is a means of improving economic Independence and well being. Through Work and Income contracts, interventions are purchased to deliver services needed to support working age people to achieve this intent.
The aim of the Wellington Employment Placement Service is to assist participants to prepare for and be placed into employment.
The Target Group are working aged (16-65 years old) and must be in receipt of a Domestic Purposes related Benefit including Emergency Maintenance Allowance.
This programme is open to clients registered with the Porirua, Johnsonville, Wellington City, Newtown and Kilbirnie Service Centres.
This service is expected to last up to 12 weeks, made up of an employment coaching component, employment placement component, with post placement support provided to those who achieve and employment outcome.
The Employment Coaching component may include, but is not limited to:
The Employment Placement component
Post Placement Support
Post Placement Support is delivered for a minimum of 31 days post employment start.