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Employment and Vocational Support (previously HIV Work Ready)

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Positive Life's Employment and Vocational Support program offers support and advocacy to all people living with HIV across the NSW metropolitan and regional areas to explore your study, training, paid (casual, part-time or full-time) or voluntary work options.

If you are living with HIV, we can support you to:

  • Update your resume or CV
  • Navigate the TAFE or the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) to find a course that’s right for you
  • Find out what affordable study options are available from the range of registered training agencies in NSW
  • Find and apply for affordable training in your chosen field of interest
  • Meaningfully engage with your Vocational Training Agency or Employment Agency
  • Lodge a complaint
  • Provide appropriate referrals

We work alongside peers living with HIV, to source and secure the best possible options for all people living with HIV.  We also accept referrals from the community, other people living with HIV, friends, family or via all allied health and housing sector staff.

Available to
  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders
  • Carers
  • Children (<12)
  • Ex-prisoners
  • Men
  • Multicultural community
  • NDIS participants
  • Older persons
  • People living with a disability
  • Rural/farming community
  • Women
  • Young people (12+)
Work Ready Peer Support Officer
For GP use: IAR Level of Care
  • Low intensity
Areas serviced
  • Blue Mountains
  • Hawkesbury
  • Lithgow
  • Penrith
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Opening hours
Monday-Friday: 9.00am to 5.00pm

414 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010

Services provided
  • In person
  • Over the phone
  • Online

In home service
  • True