Information for Job Seekers

What do we provide?

  • Assistance to identify career goals and access employment opportunities
  • Career Planning
  • Resume preparation
  • Job search
  • Assistance at interviews
  • On the job support designed to suit individual needs
  • On going support where required
  • Interpreting and communication support
  • Counselling
  • Language and cultural support
  • Assistance with identifying and accessing traineeships
  • Workplace assessment

Who can access Y.E.S If you are: Deaf or hearing impaired, looking for work, registered with Centrelink and assessed as eligible for a service funded by the Department of Employment & Workplace Relations then we can assist you. Staff are fluent Auslan users, have an understanding of Deaf culture and ways and have specialist skills to assist the Deaf or poeple who have a hearing impairment. Expectations of you

  • Be assessed at Centrelink as eligible
  • Open to exploring opportunities
  • Assisting in Job search
  • Attend appointments
  • Be able to work for more than 8 hours per week

Referrals You can be referred by Centrelink, JCA, another service, by a family member or by yourself. Job in Jeopardy If you are currently in employment and are not receiving services from another agency, but need help to keep your job then we can assist.

 

YES have a visiting Psychologist who knows Auslan and has many years experience in vocational rehab and is happy to see any clients of YES free of charge using the GP mental health plan referral. Any one with a hearing impairment is able to access this service by contacting YES, (a small fee applies for non-clients of YES.)

Loretta Sassi - Psychologist

Loretta Sassi
PSYCHOLOGIST
lspsych@internode.on.net
Call: 0409 673445
http://www.lspsychology.net.au/