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
We were thrilled to recently receive an update from one of our former job seekers, Adam Lopez. EPIC helped Adam secure work as a gardener for UKI Public School in Murwillumbah back in February 2018. Since then, Adam has excelled in his role. The school is incredibly proud of all the hard work Adam … Read more about Gardening more than just a job for Adam
Two job seekers connected with EPIC Assist’s Cairns Service Centre, Edward and Samuel, have discovered that it’s good to be open to opportunities that may turn into stepping stones to employment success. Both job seekers have recently started temporary roles with a Queensland Government … Read more about Temporary roles important stepping stones for Cairns job seekers
When Liam was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome 15 years ago, his parents were told that he would never be able to hold down a job and that he would be dependent on them for the rest of his life. Liam and his family chose not to listen to that advice. According to Liam’s father, Brian, … Read more about Liam proves that Asperger’s syndrome is no barrier to employment