Return to Work

Returning to work?

Work can help you gain a sense of pride and self-satisfaction – you can meet new people, feel productive and develop new skills.

When preparing and searching for work, there are a number of things to consider that can help you make an informed decision.

Start by getting to know yourself, your strengths, abilities, values, interests and ambitions.

Through the page links below – discover more about redundancy, parental leave, support services and preparing for returning to work.

Check out Plan My Career to discover more about your work and life goals.


Preparing to Return to Work

Access further assistance to support you in your return to the workforce.

  • I’ve lost my job
  • Redundancy pay and entitlements
  • Returning to work after a long absence
  • Returning to work after maternity/paternity leave
  • Returning to work after retirement
  • Returning to work after ill health

Ready to Work

It’s time to take action! Find resources and information to assist you to return to work as quickly and as smoothly as possible.

  • Preparing for work
  • Preparing for study
  • Change of career

How to Search for Work

Great! Your resume is ready and you know what to do at a job interview. It’s time to search for your ideal job …

  • Becoming work ready

Want to know more?

Consider your next step – Learn Locals are here to help with planning your career and training options.

Click here to contact a Learn Local organisation near you.

Visit the A-Z Resources for further information and support.

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