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Ready for work


At Good Sammy Options, we can help you explore your opportunities for meaningful work. We will be there to support you to identify your unique employment goals, organise work experiences of your choice, guide you through your job search, assist with resume writing, and provide tips for an interview. We’ll even provide support on your first day of new job, and beyond.

How we can Help

Our Employment Mentors will support and guide you on your journey to work.

As part of our Ready for Work program, you will work alongside our experienced Mentors who undertake the ‘Discovery Approach’ to uncover your unique talents and skills. This highly successful process will help to identify suitable areas of work, or any potential business ideas.

Our Mentors will also help you develop the skills needed for successful employment, including workplace etiquette, following instructions, working to time frames and working in a team.

Together, you will create opportunities for work experience and work sampling to help start your journey to work.

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Helping you plan your journey to employment

Our Ready for Work program is designed to support you to achieve your employment goals and aspirations.

We will work in partnership with you to develop your own unique support plan that will pave the way for your employment journey 

Guiding you toward the type of work that you might want to do

Good Sammy Options can help you to prepare for your employment journey through a number of important steps. See below for more.

Preparing for work

Your specialist employment mentor will help you develop the soft skills involved with employment. See below for more.

Work sampling or work experience

  Our Specialist Employment Mentor will create opportunities for work experience and work sampling. See below for more.

We understand your unique skills, talents, interests and current goals using the ‘Discovery Approach.'

Guiding you toward the type of work that you might want to do

Good Sammy Options can help you to prepare for your employment journey through a number of important steps including the:

  • “Discovery Approach”

Our specialist employment mentors will spend time getting to know you to gain an understanding of your unique skills, talents, interests and current goals using the ‘Discovery Approach.  This initial part of the process is designed to identify vocational themes so that a list of appropriate employers or potential business ideas can be established.

Contact us about your work options

Good Sammy Options will help you get prepared for work

Preparing for work

Your specialist employment mentor will help you develop the soft skills involved with employment.

  • Personal Presentation – Dressing for success
  • Workplace interactions
  • Communication skills
  • Safe work practices
  • Interview Skills
  • Being prepared: how to get there, what do you need to take

 

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We provide opportunities for work sampling or work experience

Work sampling or work experience

Let’s talk about Work Experience:

  • Our Specialist Employment Mentor will create opportunities for work experience and work sampling by building partnerships with businesses outlined in your  “Discovery Phase “

This includes opportunities in retail, hospitality, administration etc and tailored to your unique employment goals.  You determine which industry is the best fit for you

Let’s talk about Informational Interviewing:

  • Gain information about the job market and the skills you need to get into your chosen field
  • Provides the opportunity to make contacts
  • Gain insight into the hidden job market
  • Understand what employers are looking for in their employees

With you specialist mentor you will learn about what is out there for you and which opportunities you would like to explore further.

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Are you a School Leaver?

Good Sammy Options offer the new NDIS School Leaver Employment Support (SLES) support program. Our employment mentors offer you individualised support to help you get ready for work and plan your pathway to employment.

Questions people ask us

To find out more about how Good Sammy Options can help you be ready for work contact us today.

Phone Us: 9463 0500

Email Us: info@options.org.au

or use our Contact Us form to get in touch

We are all about ‘you’, getting to know you so we are better equipped to help you reach your goals. At Good Sammy Options we can support you in your search for work by identifying employment goals, focusing on your strengths and capabilities, organising work experience, supporting you through the interview process and encouragement and support.

Our Employment Mentors will help guide you to work in an industry that suits your strengths and capabilities. This could include work in in retail, hospitality, warehousing or administration.

Our Employment Mentors will help secure work sampling to help you explore your employment options and work out what type of work will suit you.

Good Sammy Options have helped hundreds of people in Western Australia in their journey to find employment that is meaningful and enjoyable in supported and or open employment

To become an NDIS participant you must:

• Have a permanent impairment that significantly affects your ability to take part in everyday activities; or have a developmental delay.

• Be aged less than 65 when you first apply to enter the NDIS.

• Live in Australia in an NDIS area on a specific date.

• Be an Australian citizen or hold a permanent visa or Protected Special Category visa.

Yes.Good Sammy Options can answer questions you might have about the NDIS. You can phone us on 08 9463 0562, or email: info@options.org.au

If you're unsure about your eligibility to receive NDIS funding, or if you are eligible but are not sure about the next step, we can assist you with NDIS planning and funded services that will help ensure that you will enjoy the most benefit that your funding allows.

Yes. Good Sammy Options is a registered NDIS service provider. 

To find out more about how Good Sammy Options can help you be ready for work, phone us on 08 9463 0562, or email: info@options.org.au

I’ve learnt so much with Good Sammy Options

" I love all the beautiful ladies in the office and my Coordinator Colleen is a nice person to work with. ”

Adam

To find out more about our Ready for Work Programs, call us on 9463 0562 or email info@options.org.au

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We understand that everyone wants to live well and be a part of a community. Let’s chat.

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