Talent identification overcomes work barriers

Talent identification overcomes work barriers

Determining an individual’s talents and skills is a core strategy to give people with disability, like Brette and John, the opportunity to return to work. 

Brette is blessed with exceptional people skills from her former career as a massage therapist.  Unfortunately her career ended due to carpal tunnel syndrome in her hands.

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Sarina Russo Job Access encouraged Brette to undertake a Certificate II in Community Services with the aim of preparing her for a new career in age care, childcare or youth work. 

Former self-employed builder James suffered multiple back injuries. At 55 he thought getting a job was “never going to happen”.   He wanted to maintain his links to the construction or building industries.  It was recommended he study a Certificate in Retail to learn the latest sales techniques and computer skills to prepare him for a job at his local Bunnings or paint shop. 

Individual job plans for Brette and James has enabled Sarina Russo Job Access to 

  • Identify their skills and abilities
  • Gives them access to specialist services and vocational training;
  • Organise work experience or paid work trials; and
  • Support any necessary workplace modifications.
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