What is Work Assist?
Work Assist is a government-funded initiative designed to help you support and keep your existing employees when they are faced with physical or mental health illness and injury.
You can learn more about how Castle can help you access Work Assist here.
Disabilities come in all shapes and sizes so we will ensure we recruit an employee who is the right fit for your business.
Castle can also help you access government funding to make workplace modifications if any are identified as being necessary. We do this through the Employment Assistance Fund which will ensure you are armed with the tools to support somone with a disabiliy on the job.
You don't need to worry about a pile of paperwork and bills, Castle will help you every step of the way with our completely free service. We create a shortlist of candidates for your business, saving you time and money in the recruitment process.
In fact, in some instances, you may be eligible for a wage subsidy of up to $10,000 depending on the person you hire.
Learn more about how we can support your recruitment efforts here.
Businesses may be eligible to access government incentives and wage subsidies up to $10,000 for each Castle job seeker they hire.
You can also access the Employment Assistance Fund for free workplace modifications to assist your staff. These modifications will not only benefit your new employee, they may enable beneficial facilities that will attract new customers too. This all depends on who you hire and their requirements in the workplace.
Castle will take the time to understand your needs and to match candidates to these. We seek to find the right person who is the right fit for your business and present you with a shortlist.
It varies from person to person and job to job, but broadly speaking about the same as anyone else. Of course though if more is required, this is where Castle can help. We support your new employee for as long as it takes to help them settle into their new role.
Research shows hiring people with disabilities is good for business – with 20% of the population having a disability it is likely that 20% of your customers may have a disability too.
Businesses that employ people with disabilities attract customers with disabilities, you are actually opening yourself up to new customers! You will also make your business attractive to other job seekers by providing a diverse, inclusive workplace.