Mature age employment services

If you are a mature age job seeker looking for help to find work, we can help.

Mature age job seeker employment services

CoAct helps find sustainable, meaningful jobs for mature age job seekers

Mature age people throughout Australia who have not yet reached pension age may access support to find work through CoAct’s mature-age employment services. We believe in the power of a workforce that embraces people with diverse backgrounds, histories, and past experiences. 

CoAct’s delivery of Australian Government programs such as Disability Employment Services (DES) and Workforce Australia, provides mature-age job seekers with specialist support to find work that suits their needs.  

Mature age support through Disability Employment Services (DES)

CoAct Disability Employment Services can provide eligible mature-age job seekers living with disability, injury or illness with the support they need to prepare for, find, and keep a job.

Our team members are specially trained to work with mature age job seekers as they search for and apply for jobs, and to empower them to stay in work with post-employment support. 

We can also facilitate workplace assessments, advise on appropriate workplace modifications, and give advice on accessing government financial support to implement them. 

Workforce Australia for mature age job seekers

CoAct’s Workforce Australia program is delivered by an experienced team, passionate about connecting mature-age people around the country with sustainable employment through personalised support. We’re helping them get confident, skilled and ready to find jobs that genuinely align with where life has taken them. If you would like to transfer from Workforce Australia online (self-managing) to CoAct, please contact our team or contact the Digital Services Contact Centre for support in making the transfer.

Our employment services

Our team of employment specialists can help you find work, training, education or other support that suits your individual needs.

Am I eligible for Employment Services?

Each of our programs has different eligibility criteria.

You may be eligible for Disability Employment Services (DES) if you are:

  • living with a disability, mental health condition, treated illness or injury that makes it difficult to find and keep a job. 
  • an Australian citizen or hold a permanent resident, or on a Temporary Protection, Special Category or Safe Haven Visa.
  • aged between 14 and 67.
  • able to work at least 8 hours per week and no more than 30. 
  • are receiving an income support payment.

You may be eligible for personalised support via Workforce Australia if you are:

  • currently unemployed.
  • someone who will benefit from more intensive assistance.
  • on income support with mutual obligation requirements.

Get started with CoAct

Step 1
Complete our easy form or call 1800 226 228 and we’ll get back to you within 24 hrs.
Step 2
Meet with our team. We’ll unpack your goals, skills and health condition, and identify the support you need.
Step 3
We’re with you every step of your journey to work, building your skills and confidence to find the right job for you.
Step 4
Our team will provide ongoing support once you are in work.

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Register your interest

Need help to find and keep a job? Call us on 1800 226 228 or complete our form and we’ll get back to you within the next 24 hours.

Are you an Australian citizen, permanent resident or hold a Temporary Protection, Special Category or Safe Haven Visa?

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