Local Jobs Plan
Somerset Local Jobs Plan
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Local Recovery Funds
A Local Recovery Fund is available in the Somerset region for projects that meet the priorities identified in the Local Jobs Plan.
Projects will be identified for funding through periodic Request for Proposals (RFP).
Please contact your local Employment Facilitator for information about the Local Recovery Fund and to discuss project proposals.
||Local Recovery Fund Activity Partner
|Meals on Wheels Cross- Region Pilot
||Prestige Staffing Solutions
||The Salvation Army Employment Plus
||This activity is a tailored employment pathway into the catering sector for the health and social services industry. The activity will deliver pre-employment training in entry skill sets, mentoring, career coaching, volunteer placement and accredited training to support participants in employment in the Wivenhoe, Brisbane South East, Gold Coast and Somerset Employment Regions. Training will be delivered onsite at Meals on Wheels to achieve real work experience of roles within a kitchen environment.
|Ngare Pathways to Employment Pilot
||Ngare Employment Solutions
||The activity involves a 6-month pre-employment and mentoring program to upskill and reskill participants to enter employment in a range of industries from hospitality to construction. The activity will focus on youth, Indigenous, women and mature aged people, and aims to achieve a minimum of 25 job placements.
|Traffic Management Employment Project
||Verifact Traffic Pty Ltd
||APM Employment Services
||This activity is a tailored employment pathway into the traffic management sector. Participants will reskill and upskill into roles by way of entry level skill sets in traffic control licences and work readiness skills, the goal being job retention. The activity will deliver targeted pre-employment training to support participants into employment and traineeships with local traffic management in the Somerset Employment Region.
|Civil Construction Career Start Project
||Energy Skills Queensland Inc
||This activity involves a pre-employment program with entry pathways into civil construction and related industries. Participants will be reskilled and upskilled into roles by way of life skills, work readiness training, work placements, formal training, mentoring and job placement support. The activity will deliver pre-employment training to support participants into employment with civil construction employers in the Somerset Employment Region.
||Accommodation Association of Australia
||Serendipity (WA) Pty Ltd
||This activity involves a pre-employment program with entry pathways into the hospitality industry, matching participants to jobs by way of skills development and transferrable practical job readiness entry level skill sets. The activity will deliver intensive housekeeping or beverage pre-employment training to support participants into employment with in-demand employers in the Somerset Employment Region.
|Job Match Care Careers
||Community Services Industry Alliance Limited
||Enterprise and Training Company Limited
||This activity involves a customised employment pathway into the health care and social services sector. It will reskill and up skill up to 30 participants into roles with partner employers by way of agreed upon units from the Certificate III in Individual Support, mentoring and a workplace orientation.
The activity will deliver up to 8 weeks of pre-employment training across two tranches (15 per tranche) to support participants into employment with local disability and aged care agencies in the Somerset Employment Region.
For further information on the activity, please contact the Employment Facilitator or the organisation.