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  • Who is eligible to apply for current job vacancies?

    We work with job seekers including young people struggling to get their first job, long term unemployed, asylum seekers or refugees, those who come from a culturally and linguistically diverse background or Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders.

  • What level of support is provided to me as a job applicant?

    We'll advise you on the things you'll need to be job ready this may include training.

  • What is different in the services being offered by Given the Chance to that being provided through Job Services Australia (JSA) organisations?

    Given the Chance provides additional support to both jobseekers and employers that is not always available through Job Services Australia agencies. People do not have to be on Centrelink Benefits to make full use of Given the Chance services.

  • What are the benefits to me, as an employer, in using your services?

    We take care of everything - verifying appropriate visas, English language skills and numeracy training, meeting any specific compliance or accreditation requirements, organising traineeships and work experience, or screening for specialist skills. As well as supporting your supervisor/manager and candidate every step of the way, both on and off the job.

  • Is this a free service to employers?

    Given the Chance has a range of programs that include free, fee for service and Labour Hire options. To talk to a consultant call (03) 9288 9907 or email gtc(at)bsl.org.au.

  • Is this a free service to jobseekers?

    All employment Services provided to jobseekers through Given the Chance are free.

  • What sort of jobs are available through Given the Chance?

    Given the Chance receives vacancies from a range of employers. Vacancies received have included work in hospitality, asset maintenance, warehousing, construction, administration and technical areas in entry level, trade and professional roles.

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