Disability does not define where a person can work. People with disability can be amazing doctors, paramedics, chefs, lawyers, tradespeople, artists, writers, sportspeople, and teachers. The biggest barrier people with disability face is the way our society disables them. For the 1 in 5 … Read more about International Day of People with Disability: people with disability can work anywhere
Inclusive leadership isn’t just nice to have. It makes good business sense. Teams with inclusive leaders are more likely to be high performing, have less absenteesim, and higher staff retention rates. We spoke to EPIC’s Chief Operating Officer Rick Staveley, about how to be an inclusive leader. … Read more about Inclusive leadership makes powerful teams
Alex’s smile and positive aura made him the perfect face to represent EPIC Assist (EPIC) in a new marketing campaign. His journey has shown how a strong work ethic and supportive workplace leads to meaningful, long-lasting employment. Alex came to EPIC over 4 years ago and landed his first role … Read more about Caboolture participant Alex becomes a face of EPIC!
After being unemployed for almost a year and a half Laurence has found the perfect role working for Rockpool Residential Aged Care in Morayfield. Laurence has been working as a personal carer for the residents for five months now and could not be happier. “I love helping the residents with … Read more about Very caring and naturally kind: Laurence is the perfect candidate for the aged care sector
In recognition of Mental Health Month, EPIC has released a mental health blog series highlighting the stories of members in our EPIC community who have a lived experience of mental illness. By reading these different stories about various mental health journeys we hope to demonstrate that mental … Read more about Mental health blog series: Darian
Mental illness is the leading cause of disability in Australia, with one in five people experiencing mental health issues each year. It can be overwhelming to deal with these issues alone, and we’re better able to recover and navigate these periods of life when we have someone by our side. … Read more about There’s no one right way to seek help
In recognition of Mental Health Month EPIC has released a mental health blog series highlighting the stories of members of our EPIC community who have a lived experience of mental illness. We have already shared Rebecca's story who discussed what it is like to live with complex post-traumatic … Read more about Mental health blog series: Willow
After working as a bartender for most of his professional life, Kai ended up landing a job in one of the most unexpected industries and he couldn’t be happier. Kai first connected with EPIC Assist (EPIC) Hobart in 2017 looking for extra support finding work. Kai has a learning disability and … Read more about The unexpected place Kai found his dream job