Employment Facilitators to help job seekers back into work

first_imgEmployment Facilitators to help job seekers back into work Nine new Employment Facilitators will help job seekers find work as part of the Morrison Government’s $62.8 million Local Jobs Program.The Employment Facilitators will work on-the-ground to support employers and job seekers to connect with employment and training opportunities.Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, said Employment Facilitators will help support the nation’s recovery from COVID-19.“The Morrison Government wants as many job seekers as possible to upskill and reskill, using solutions developed by their local community,” Minister Cash said.“Our Employment Facilitators will provide a local presence to support employers and job seekers to connect to local employment and training opportunities.“They’ll drive innovative ideas to address their region’s unique challenges by bringing together local businesses, training providers and job seekers.“Employment Facilitators will chair Local Jobs and Skills Taskforces in their communities, addressing the needs of their region and identifying projects that can be funded by the Morrison Government through the Local Recovery Fund.”The Fund forms part of the Local Jobs Program, which is being rolled out to 25 regions across Australia.As well as working with employers, and providing support to retrenched workers and job seekers, Employment Facilitators will also ensure better leverage of existing strategies, as well as a valuable source of information on labour market developments in their region.The nine new Employment Facilitators are in the following regions:Employment RegionEmployment FacilitatorGold Coast, QLDJodi BrackenburyWivenhoe, QLDJohn PerryMid North Coast, NSWJanine CulnaneNorth Coast, NSWPeter SkorupanovicSydney South West, NSWJoudy LazkanyNorth Western Melbourne, VICTony CoppolaSouth Eastern Melbourne and Peninsula, VICDarrell HewtonAdelaide North, SA Paul WilliamsPerth South, WA Caroline Marshall /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:AusPol, Australia, community, covid-19, education, employment, Gold Coast, Government, Melbourne, Morrison Government, NSW, Perth, QLD, SA, Sydney, VIC, WA, Williamslast_img read more