Mana in Mahi

Looking for entry-level staff and able to offer training?


WECA has secured a contract with MSD to provide a service to WECA members to help them find suitable currently unemployed or at-risk young people to take on Government subsidised workers, and provide follow up support for 12 months.  Be quick! There are only a few placement opportunities left.

Be quick and contact Mary Jensen to discuss your opportunity further – [email protected] or 021 2955951.

Mana in Mahi Facts 

EMPLOYERS
•    Must offer at least 30 hours per week for at least 12 months at at least the adult minimum wage, plus further training opportunities.
•    Receive $9580.00 wage subsidy (paid in three lump sums) from MSD
•    Up to $2000.00 for pre-employment training and work readiness costs (including driver licensing, or any license specific to the business or industry, Site Safe, etc).

EMPLOYEES
•    Will be 18 – 24 years of age, unemployed or 'at-risk'
•    Receive assistance with transitioning to work (e.g. equipment, transport such as assistance to purchase a bike or petrol or bus fare for the first week.)
•    Work on a plan with employers to receive incentive payments (supplied by MSD) of up to $1000 on 91 days, 182 days and 365 days (total up to $3000) of continuous employment

WECA SUPPORT:
•    Finds placement opportunities 
•    Identifies employer needs and “workplace buddy”
•    Sets up interviews to select successful candidate(s) and briefs employer and buddy
•    Provides pastoral care for employee
•    Is a point of contact for the employer
•    Collates feedback

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