Ministry of Social Development - Roanna & Colleen

Roanna and Colleen are part of the MSD team and are passionate about assisting people into employment. They work in a variety of ways with businesses to look at both opportunities and assistance that can help them find the right employees.

They assist in the following ways …

  • We work with working age population aged between 18 & 65yrs
  • People who have completed tertiary and looking for employment
  • People with disabilities or health conditions who want to work or return to work
  • People who have been made redundant
  • Currently working with mosque victims
  • Working with high school students to stop them coming onto benefit
  • Working with tertiary institutions to assist students after they finish their studies
  • Assisting people into apprenticeships

Products available for Employers:

  • Paid work experience – aimed at youth or clients that have little or no experience – 13 weeks
  • Flexi wage – A subsidy we may be able to offer an employer who employs a client who has been out of the workforce for a period of time
  • Mana in Mahi – one-year training subsidy
  • Industry partnerships to assist clients to gain current labour market skills

Services available for Employers:

  • A free recruitment service
  • Free training for clients to upskill – short course such as site safe or TC
  • A free online platform to advertise any current positions
  • Regular employer expos at LSV Burnham Military Camp
  • Grants to assist with start-up job costs such as tools
  • In work support for employer and employee

If you are interested in finding out more call Roanna or Colleen for a meeting to see how they can help you.

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