Is it free to advertise a job on the WCIG website?
Yes, it is free.
WCIG is funded by the Australian Government under the Disability Employment Services as well as by the Victorian State Government through the Jobs Victoria Employment Service.
What happens after I lodge a job vacancy?
The WCIG employment division will contact you within 1 business day to discuss your recruitment needs and vacancy.
What happens next?
WCIG will work with you to find the best options for your recruitment needs.
This may include:
Shortlisting applicants based upon their skillset, potential and employment goals.
Checking qualifications and references.
Assisting in the provision of training and obtaining appropriate licences and checks.
Organise work trials
How do you support employers?
Our focus is on managing relationships, understanding your recruitment needs and requirements for your business and promoting job vacancies. We have offices throughout Melbourne and Geelong. WCIG Hub Locations
What financial incentives are available for me as an employer?
For our Disability Employment Services participants our candidates are eligible for Wage Subsidies. These range in value from $1,500 to $10,000. We may be able offer subsidies to help off-set wage related costs associated with your new employee. If desired, disability awareness training can be provided to staff to help the development of a workplace diversity culture. In particular Mental Health Awareness training and Auslan (Australian Sign Language) training can be provided at no cost to the employer. This is funded through the Australian Government’s Employee Assistance Fund.
What support do I get once I have hired a candidate from WCIG?
There may be available funds to assist the new employee once they have obtained a job. There will be frequent contact, opportunities to meet at the work site and the chance to discuss upskilling the candidate.