South East Queensland employers have up to $30,000 reason to hire a young person with the Queensland Government’s expansion of their $20,000 Youth Boost Payment in combination with the Federal Government’s Youth Wage Subsidy of up to $10,000.
The $20,000 Youth Boost Payment is available to employers who hire a 15-24 year old jobseeker for at least 35 hours per week between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018. Eligible part-time jobs attract 75% of the full support payment.
For 257 weeks, nearly five years, Pat has believed no one can help him get a job.
Sarina Russo Job Access Melton keeps working with Pat, pushing through the barriers he keeps putting up! While Pat starts to come around the road is a long and tough one.
The team speak to Pat about studying a Certificate One in Workplace Preparation and his response – ‘Waste of time, you can’t help me!’ They persist and Pat decides to participate. His crossed arms slowly disappear and he starts to open up – then he meets Job Placement Consultant Duc Ngygen.