Do you know employers through your personal & professional networks?
Right now Social Futures’ Workplace Inclusion Network (WIN) has motivated individuals seeking employment and/or work experience opportunities specifically in Lismore, Ballina, Grafton, Iluka, Byron and Mullumbimby areas.
There are many advantages for employers prepared to support this initiative.
It’s an opportunity to demonstrate corporate social values, responsibility and commitment as an ethical and inclusive employer.
Being recognised as an inclusive workplace attracts business and increases staff morale. Employees recovering from mental health conditions are reliable and loyal and take fewer sick days.
Supportive employers will receive FREE assistance, such as on-boarding WIN employees, “Working it Out Training” workshops to assist employers manage mental health in the workplace and development as an inclusive workplace.
Nearly half (45%) of Australian adults will experience a mental health concern at some point in their life. WIN assists people who have experienced mental health challenges return to employment. Through this innovative initiative, Social Futures, (in partnership with ON-Q), are committed to help create mentally healthy workplaces, as a way to be more inclusive of people who have experienced a mental health challenge.
Ideal industries we’re looking for include childcare, early childhood education, aged care, retail, IT, electronics, hospitality, stock filling, bakeries, cleaning, removals, car wrecking, community services, labouring, truck driving, road works, bush regeneration, construction, warehousing and hardware. Employment opportunities can be anywhere from 3 to 30 hours per week.
Can you help to make a difference? If someone you know personally or professionally might be open to making a genuine positive impact in someone’s recovery, contact [email protected]. Mobile: 0418 832 495