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Jigsaw trainee Olivia secures mainstream job & talks to ABC News

Dec 3, 2021 | Media

Jigsaw trainee Olivia and Jigsaw Transitions Coordinator, Michael were featured on an ABC News story on Monday 22 November by Disability Affairs report Nas Campanella.  The news story marked the start of the Royal Commission’s hearing this week on measures taken by employers and regulators to respond to systemic barriers to open employment for people with disability.

The story features Jigsaw trainee Olivia as a case study of a pathway to employment that has been successful, and the myriad of benefits to employees and employers when inclusive workplaces are created.

 

About Jigsaw

Jigsaw is a social enterprise that provides an innovative pathway to open employment for people with disability. By embedding a comprehensive skill-based training program within our commercial document and data management business, Jigsaw enables people with disability to achieve their employment goals at their own pace. Jigsaw’s holistic approach starts from the very basics of core work skills and supports trainees all the way through to transition to open employment with ongoing support and coaching once they have transitioned. 

Jigsaw is located in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide, with Canberra and Perth locations coming soon.