Training and Employment

Opportunities available for public and social housing tenants, including Westside tenants.

Please check the listings below to see if there is anything that interests you. We will keep updating our site with information as we receive it, so please check back often.

Employment Opportunities

Recurrent Maintenance and Employment Pathway Program – Housing SA’s Employment Pathways Program

 

Applications close Wednesday 30 September 2020

As part of Housing SA’s Employment Pathways Program and SA Housing Authority’s Better Neighbourhoods Program there is a new employment opportunity available with Housing SA’s maintenance contractor, Bettio Constructions.

Eligible customers are people who:

  • live in Housing SA accommodation
  • live in community housing
  • are on the waitlist for public/social housing,
  • people in receipt of Housing SA Private Rental Assistance (accessed a bond from Housing SA) or
  • people at risk of requiring social/public housing.

How to apply:

  • Complete Housing SA’s Employment Pathways Program registration form Adult Child

To apply please submit all of the below:

  • Resumé including current contacts: phone, email and address details
  • Completed Employment Pathways registration form
  • Specify which vacancy and company you are applying for

For all enquiries and applications please contact:
Mel De Leo
Training & Employment Initiatives Coordinator
SA Housing Authority
P: 0418 224 906

Empowering Career Options

 

Registration 21 September 2020
Next course starts 14 October 2020

Empowering Career Options offers participants the opportunity to complete units of competency – Certificate III in Business Administration – over a 8 week period, and with no out-of-pocket expenses.

Empowering Career Options has been created specifically to assist victims of domestic violence based in the Adelaide metro area.

To be eligible, participants must also be:

  • Aged 15 years or over, AND
  • No longer attending school, AND
  • An Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes Humanitarian Entrants), a temporary resident on a pathway to permanent residency who currently holds the necessary Visa and work permits, or a New Zealand citizen

Find out more or register your interest

Key dates

  • 21 September – registrations due
  • 14 October –Induction and commencement
  • TAFE Regency Park – Wednesday and Thursday  9am to 3.45pm

Further information here

Better Neighbourhoods Program- Housing SA’s Employment Pathways Program

 

Applications close Wednesday 30 September 2020

As part of Housing SA’s Employment Pathways Program and SA Housing Authority’s Better Neighbourhoods Program there is a new employment opportunity available with Housing SA’s maintenance contractor, Bettio Constructions.

Eligible customers are people who:

  • live in Housing SA accommodation
  • live in community housing
  • are on the waitlist for public/social housing,
  • people in receipt of Housing SA Private Rental Assistance (accessed a bond from Housing SA) or
  • people at risk of requiring social/public housing.

How to apply:

  • Complete Housing SA’s Employment Pathways Program registration form Adult Child

To apply please submit all of the below:

  • Resumé including current contacts: phone, email and address details
  • Completed Employment Pathways registration form
  • Specify which vacancy and company you are applying for

For all enquiries and applications please contact:
Mel De Leo
Training & Employment Initiatives Coordinator
SA Housing Authority
P: 0418 224 906

I GOT BUILT is a pre-apprenticeship course, available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people wanting to gain an apprenticeship in a construction trade. The course is designed to prepare participants for apprenticeship opportunities generated through the SA Housing Authority’s re-current maintenance program and stimulus packages.

Who is the program for?
– Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people seeking apprenticeships in the building and construction sector

Also needed:
Learner’s permit – already obtained or booked to sit
Ability to pass a DHS/Police clearance
$300 co-contribution – speak with your employment services provider regarding funding assistance
Motivation and commitment to gain work in the building and construction industry
To be physically fit to undertake manual tasks

How to apply:

  • Complete the attached expression of interest form and return to – Matt Fairhurst matthewfairhurst@megt.com.au
  • Expression of interest form must be completed prior to attending the information session

Information and Assessment session

  • Monday 12th October at 2pm
  • Level 5 Riverside Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide

Expression of Interest
For information here

Training Opportunities

Build Your Career – Building and Construction Course

Build your career is a pre-employment course, available to SA Housing Authority customers through Housing SA’s Employment Pathways program. The course is designed to prepare participants for employment opportunities generated through the economic participation clauses now included in all SA Housing Authority new build contracts valued at over $600,000.

Further information available here

Renewal SA’s Works Program is offering FREE, one-day, interactive workshops to help those who’ve become unemployed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

About each workshop:

Costs & eligibility: 

Workshops are completely free.
Eligibility is limited to people who have lost their jobs as a result of COVID-19.

Locations & dates

There are various dates and locations available for each workshop, please review the attached flyers for more information.

Perks

  • Lunch is provided as part of the workshop.
  • Small group numbers – 10 people or less to maximise learning outcomes.

 

Register your interest

  • Interested candidates need to contact Jennifer Miron to register.
  • The What’s Working Well workshop requires participants to self-complete an online survey and bring results to the workshop. Results can be brought to the workshop on a device, they don’t need to be printed.
  • Participants are required to complete a ‘Works Program Engagement Activity Form’ and ‘Feedback Questionnaire’ as part of their workshop attendance.  These forms will be provided at the workshop.