Abilities & Wellbeing – Transition to Work
Stevie Roberts is a participant at the Abilities and Well-Being Centre who is working hard to achieve his goals through the transition to work program. Stevie is highly motivated and has completed a vocational skills course at North Coast TAFE and is currently studying a second course in Warehouse Operations, online at TAFE. Stevie has also gained his learners driver’s License and is taking steps to get his Provisional License.
Stevie has also commenced work experience at Yorklea Pet Supplies in Casino. The owners of the store said they are very happy with Stevie and are impressed by his work ethic. Stevie enjoys his time working and says his favourite part of work experience is, “the opportunity to meet new people and assist with their pet’s needs.” Stevie said he has been able to expand his knowledge of animals and has become fond of the rats he cares for at the store.
Throughout the Transition to Work program Stevie has proven that he is very capable and committed to building on his strengths. He continues to make progress towards independence and greater community involvement.