Sunshine Coast Resident Empowered by TURSA‘s Support on Journey to Employment Maroochydore, July 31 –
Adam, has faced and conquered the difficulties presented by his disabilities to find a fulfilling job. Thanks to the unwavering assistance from TURSA, a respected disabilities support provider in the area.
Adam’s job search was uncertain when he moved to the Sunshine Coast, fearing that his disabilities might limit his options. However, a fortunate encounter with a sign for TURSA changed his life’s direction. Curious about his possibilities, Adam registered with TURSA and met Paul and Carl. They became his mentors throughout his employment journey.
Adam’s main goal was to find a job that suited his abilities and allowed him to manage his injuries effectively. Paul and Carl worked closely with Adam. They assessed his capabilities, searched for suitable job hours, and placements that accommodated his unique circumstances.
Although Adam explored various fields like boat building and aged care, his passion for caregiving was his goal. Unfortunately, balance issues caused by his injury prevented him from becoming a support worker. Determined to find the right fit, TURSA’s team continued searching. Finally they found a general hand position at a well-known holiday resort in Noosa.
In his new role, Adam handles various tasks, from cleaning windows to maintaining gardens, and even leading the maintenance team. This opportunity gave him the freedom to work at his own pace while showing his dedication and hard work, earning praise from his employers.
Even after more than a year of employment, Adam still receives encouragement from TURSA, showing their commitment to his journey. Adam’s triumphant return to the workforce is a personal achievement and a testament to his hard work and TURSA’s dedication to empowering individuals with disabilities. After a gap of five and a half years, Adam’s current job is the longest he’s held in two decades, demonstrating the impact of finding meaningful employment.
“I can work at my own pace. I put in hard work, and my employers are happy with me, I believe,” says Adam, expressing pride in his journey.
As an inspiring story of determination and resilience, Adam’s experience brings hope to others facing similar challenges. TURSA’s unwavering support and patient guidance have been crucial in Adam’s journey to triumph over adversity.
Adam offers heartfelt advice to others in a similar position:
“When you’re ready, go see the team at TURSA. They’ll help you find a good job.”
Adam’s journey exemplifies the transformative power of support, proving that with proper guidance and determination, individuals can overcome disabilities and create a brighter future. If you need help navigating Disability Employment Services take the first step by reaching out to TURSA for friendly and helpful advice
Your friends or family will thank you later.