WorkingOUT - GLBTI Employment Consultancy
WorkingOUT is specialist job service for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex identified people with a disability. It is a unique job service in Australia catering to the GLBTI community.
In this free Government-funded program, GLBTI jobseekers with a disability will be able to access the support they need to find and keep sustainable and worthwhile employment.
An experienced Employment Consultant with a background in GLBTI community work can tailor a range of services each job seeker will need to meet their work goal. This can include assistance with:
Training options to fill skills gaps
Job search techniques and preparation
Preparing a professional resume
Job interview practice and support
Referrals to other agencies
Coming out in the workplace (or choosing not to)
Ongoing support to make the new job a success
Disability and/or Sexuality Awareness Training for colleagues in the workplace
WorkingOUT can be accessed from an office in the Melbourne CBD or Sunshine. WorkingOUT can assist job seekers to join the program, or can organise a transfer from another DES provider if a job seekers is not satisfied with their services and would benefit from a more understanding approach.
WorkingOUT is also available for GLBTI workers with a disability who feel that their job is in jeopardy and would like some support overcoming barriers or issues.
Check out www.senswide.com.au for more information or to apply for service. Alternatively, call 03 9015 5155 to speak with someone directly, or TTY 9614 3070.
WorkingOUT is a Disability Employment Service.
Potential clients must meet Centrelink eligibly criteria.
Working out is a new initiative from SensWide Employment, a division of the Victorian Deaf Society.