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Category: Success Stories

Maddie is a Young Mum, Suffering with Depression and Enjoying a Successful Career

Maddie talks about the support she has received from Forrest Personnel in finding employment as a Receptionist at the Lighthouse Beach Resort in Bunbury. Maddie suffers from depression and anxiety and needed help to find a job, as well as support at the workplace to help her sustain her employment despite her mental health condition.

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Tenille’s Work ABILITY Leads to Employment

12 Apr 2019

A well-known Bridgetown volunteer and community member who lives with Down Syndrome, has accepted an offer of employment with the Bridgetown Community Resource Centre resulting from an opportunity pro...

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Celebrating over 10 Years of Continuous Employment

04 Apr 2019

Analytical Thinking, Innovation and Great Work as a Long-term Valued Employee Shortly after finishing high school in 2006 Jake Waldin came to Forrest Personnel to see what assistance we might be able...

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Ben – Celebrating 10+ Years as a Valued Team Member at Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School

03 Apr 2019

After moving to WA from Tasmania 23 years ago, Ben Guy and his parents came to Forrest Personnel seeking help in getting work for Ben. At 17 years old, Ben who is living with autism, wanted a job whe...

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Daniel Wood – Celebrating 21 years of Employment in a Job that he Loves!

02 Apr 2019

When Daniel Wood first came to Forrest Personnel, he was working in a job he didn’t like and hoped we could help find something more suitable for him. He says he “commenced with Forrest Personnel...

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She Stood in the Hot Sun

25 Jan 2019

For Peter Raseta, finding a job through Forrest Personnel made a huge impact financially, but it was the ‘insignificant’ moments that created lasting memories. Peter is a family man living with a...

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Kesaree changes careers

10 Oct 2018

Kesaree charts a new career path In 2017 49-year-old Thai born Kesaree launched her new career as a carer for people with dementia. Kesaree came to Australia in 2003. Since then she’s worked on far...

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Cameron gets a taste for surveying during WorkABILITY Day

29 Aug 2018

Cameron Atthowe is a qualified boilermaker/welder but a severe shoulder injury several years ago means that for a long term quality of life a new direction in his career is necessary. Despite havin...

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WorkABILITY Day builds strong relationships

29 Aug 2018

The City of Bunbury has been building strong relationships with Forrest Personnel over the past 12 months and was happy to be part of WorkABILITY Day in 2018. The Bunbury Visitor Centre, located in...

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Chris gains practical experience during WorkABILITY Day

29 Aug 2018

Christopher Wheatley is a fully qualified bricklayer who is a paraplegic as the result of a motor accident and is unable to continue with his trade. Since his accident, Chris has studied Office Adm...

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Emma’s WorkABILITY Day experience

29 Aug 2018

The first thing you notice about Emma is her amazing smile, which lights up her face, and her friendliness. Getting work experience at Red Dot was certainly making her smile during WorkABILITY Day,...

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