OCTEC Success Stories

Wes has settled well into his new role, impressing his employer. “Wes has been a really good worker since we gave him the opportunity,” Richard said.
“Ben is brilliant to work with as an employer. He appreciates what Transition to Work offers, as well as how it can work for him and potential staff".
A new relationship has been born: OCTEC Gold Coast and Gold Coast Bakeries are now in partnership to employ members of the Disability Employment Services community.
Struggling to maintain work since she arrived in Australia, OCTEC Jobs Victoria assisted her to find long term employment. Nurbe is a survivor.
Bakery Republic found a role to suit Shane and his condition, as a process worker in the Sunshine factory.
What a difference it can make when someone gives you a chance. This would be Kyle’s experience, after he connected with an OCTEC Mentor.
Karen said, although she’s been engaged with other DES providers, she’s never received the level of support and guidance that OCTEC delivers.
We’ve all heard the phrase: “I was so impressed, I bought the company.” Now, this is usually the domain of Hollywood celebrities or business tycoons with very deep pockets.
Before Ashlyn Blake came to OCTEC’s Jobs Victoria service in Pakenham, she was timid, shy and unable to find work. Then she met her new OCTEC Mentor, Maree Leonard.