Jessica joined EPIC Assist (EPIC) to access extra support while she was looking for meaningful employment. Thanks to the dedication of her Business Development Manager Trudy, Jessica has recently accepted a position at Woolworths in Cairns as a Check-out Assistant. Initially, Jessica couldn’t … Read more about Jessica stands out from the pack to gain meaningful employment
Since first coming to EPIC Assist (EPIC) through a school-based traineeship over three years ago, Ebony has become a highly valued member of the team at EPIC Strathpine in North Brisbane, proving her visual impairment is nothing but a barrier that can be broken down. “I have Septo Optic Nerve … Read more about Vision impairment no barrier for Ebony
After Sean acquired a severe brain injury, it was incredibly important to him that he re-entered the workforce. The father of two was not just looking for financial stability, but a meaningful position that he could be excited about. “Work is the foundation for the rest of your life. It gives you … Read more about “Meaningful employment is the foundation of life” – Sean
Administrator Support Worker, Edward was incredibly proud and excited when he learnt that his temporary contract with the Queensland Government: Department of Environment Science had been extended. With the help of the EPIC Assist’s (EPIC) Cairns Service Centre, Edward first landed the temporary … Read more about Edward discovers drive and passion through meaningful employment
These job seekers are proving that having Asperger’s syndrome makes them valuable employees. The 18th February marks International Asperger’s Day – a day to highlight the achievements of people with Asperger’s syndrome and the enormous impact they have on society. As a disability employment … Read more about Asperger’s syndrome no barrier to employment
Simon Sigley’s life has been transformed since he gained meaningful employment at MSN Enterprises. Before landing his job, Simon was struggling to re-enter the workforce due to his mature age and mental health condition. After hearing a radio advertisement for EPIC Assist (EPIC) Simon decided … Read more about Simon says choose EPIC!
When Michael first came to EPIC Assist (EPIC) he had no confidence. He believed that he would never be able to find a job that suited his needs. EPIC helped Michael reshaped his viewpoint, focusing on what he can offer a company rather than what he couldn’t. Michael and his employment … Read more about “My confidence has gone sky-high!” – Michael
Clancy Whiteman has found a new purpose in his life since starting his job as a cleaner at Xcell Health and Fitness. Before starting this role, Clancy was struggling to find work that suited his needs. Clancy, who has Asperger’s syndrome is only able to work eight hours a week, and because of … Read more about Clancy sweeps away his barriers in a new cleaning role