Supported Employment

New Zealand’s Trusted Experts in Employment Services

Whether you’re looking for staff or work as a job seeker, Geneva Healthcare can provide a specialised recruitment consultancy, offering a wide choice of supported employment options for people with disabilities and health conditions as well as employers.

This is a free service to both the candidates and employers, and we can guide you through the whole process.

Employment Services for Job Seekers

As a job seeker, we recognise that every person is an individual and that every disability or health condition is different. At Geneva Healthcare, we do everything we can to make the employment process as easy as possible.

You will meet with one of our experienced Employment Specialists who interviews you, and then our team works alongside you to find you the right type of employment. We help you come up with your own personalised career plan and Curriculum Vitae.

We work closely with you to help you find your ideal position, then continue providing support for a minimum of 12 months.

We can support you with:

  •  Free job placement service to both employers and Clients
  • Job search and job club
  • Employer networking and engagement
  • On the job support and training
  • Disability awareness training for employers
  • Sign language interpreters (if required)
  • Mental health employment services
  • Deaf support services

Download Employment Referral Form

Employment Services for Businesses

Employing people with disabilities or health conditions is a great way to help create equal opportunities for everyone in our communities and a more diverse workplace.

Our Employment Specialists will answer any questions about disability or health and safety, explore wage subsidies or payment for any specialised equipment. We have NZ Sign Language Interpreters on staff should you need it and offer disability awareness training for staff.

Our candidates have a range of disabilities or health conditions including physical, sensory, intellectual and mental health.

But more importantly, they also have a wide range of talents. From lawyers to computer technicians, machine operators to shop assistants, our people are enthusiastic, hard-working and resourceful.

Download Request for Candidate Form

Mahi Up

Kick start your employment journey with the support you need to find a job.

Develop the skills and confidence you need to achieve your employment goals with Geneva Healthcare’s Mahi Up 12-week pre-employment training and job placement programme. This programme is available in the Auckland
region only.

Modules Include:

  • Career planning and goal setting
  • Understanding the benefits of employment
  • Upskilling for your industry
  • CV and cover letter preparation
  • Job searching and interview skills
  • Navigating challenges in the workplace
  • Securing employment
  • Personal presentation
  • Confidence and self-esteem building
  • Resilience planning
  • Solutions to employment
  • Employment responsibilities
  • Health & Safety in the workplace
  • MSD disclosures and MyMSD

We Will Help You With:

  • Coaching, mentoring and career advice
  • Computer/internet access
  • Supported job search and job placement
  • In-work support
  • Navigating social services

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About Us

We are New Zealand’s trusted experts in aged care, illness, injury & disability support.  Since 1996, we’ve been supporting New Zealanders to live their best life and thrive by keeping well, living independently and staying connected with their community. Find out more about us.

Let your Geneva Healthcare family support you, because we care from the heart, we care like family.

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If you prefer to call or email, our team is available to help between 8am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.