STEPS Employment Solutions Newsletter Nov / Dec 2014
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IN THIS EDITION

In this final edition of the STEPS Employment Solutions newsletter for 2014, we highlight some of the achievements of our young people and the businesses that have helped them on their path to success.  With another year over for students we also share some stories about the great services out there helping young people take that important step from study to work.

We hope you enjoy this edition of the newsletter and look forward to working with you in 2015.
From the STEPS Employment Solutions team we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

 
STEPS STARS
Lizzy’s Pet Parlour helping Mason achieve her dream job

Lizzy’s Pet Parlour may be only 18 months old, but the pooch loving stylists have already racked up a loyal following in their home town of Bundaberg.
The business’s fast growth can be attributed to a combination of passion and creative flair with owner and animal lover Lizzy meticulous about the treatment her furry clients receive.
That’s one of the reasons why she’s so pleased with her latest recruit to the Pet Parlour team Mason, who has come on board as a school based trainee studying a Certificate II in Animal Care.

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STEPS, THE NDIS & YOU
Employment opportunities look bright under the NDIS

With the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) only 18 months away, there are some exciting times ahead as organisations like STEPS and future funding recipients realise the opportunities presented by this new era in disability support.
One of the opportunities STEPS are particularly excited about...


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STEPS TO WORK
STEPS help pave a promising future for young people with a disability

Beginning the journey into the big wide world of employment is a daunting thought for many teenagers.  For a young person with a disability this notion can be even more stressful as they tackle extra barriers on their pathway to independence.  
But our children’s future is also very stressful for parents...


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Debbie’s working hard to smooth the transition from study to work

With school finished for the year we managed to catch up with our busy resident National Disability Coordination Officer Debbie Rooskov to find out what it is exactly she does and why she’s so passionate about her work...

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VOLUNTEER PROFILE
Deborah Driscoll is one of STEPS’ valuable volunteers helping job seekers find work. 
Deborah provides facilitated job search assistance to jobseekers to build confidence and skills for work.  We recently caught up with Deborah to find out why she enjoys her role so much.

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LOOKING FOR STAFF?
Looking for staff over Christmas or into the new year? 

Give us a call, we’ll match the right person to your business needs 
1300 078 377
CHRISTMAS CLOSURE DATES
Our offices will be closed from:
12:30pm (12:00 NT) on 24 Dec 2014 to 8:30am 2 Jan 2015.
 
Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
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