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FREE Pre employment skills workshop for people who manage a disability

Registration essential!

Thursday 23rd October 2014 9.30am – 12.30pm ACC Community Room Nelson
Thanks to generous sponsorship by the Nelson City Council, Workstar is again able to offer a free Pre employment skills workshop for people who manage a disability in the Nelson region.

Contact Shelley@workstar.co.nz or Ben@workstar.co.nz phone 546 9206 now to book your place as we limit the number of attendees to ensure 1 on 1 time with the workshop presenters.

Sponsored by the Nelson City Council

Topics covered in the morning workshop include:

  • What do employers look for in an employee?
  • Managing barriers to employment
  • C.V preparation
  • Skills needed when searching for a job in Nelson
  • Questions asked in interviews and how to answer them

 About presenters Shelley and Ben:

WORKSTAR is a specialist Supported Employment Agency that has served the Nelson economy well for over 25 years.  Each year Workstars specialist service supports over 100 people under the age of 65 who manage a disability to find a job in Nelson.

 Shelley has over nine years of recruitment experience both in the UK and NZ. Shelley has previously worked in a hospital setting and has a good understanding of, and rapport with, people who have health and disability barriers. Shelley enjoys her challenging and rewarding role of supporting clients as they find and keep jobs they love.

 Ben has a wide range of employment experiences; from Factory to Sales, Dispatch to Consultancy.  Having worked in Melbourne as a Disability Employment Consultant, Ben has a strong understanding of the challenges faced by Job Seekers with a Disability with the practical experience to assist in overcoming such barriers.


Article type: Training
Start date: October 23, 2014
Start time: 09:30 AM
End Date: September 23, 2014
End Time: 12:30 PM

Cost: Free

Contact Name: Shelley or Ben
Contact Phone: 03 546 9203
Contact Email: Shelley@workstar.co.nz