35-Year Track Record of Success

Jobs Statewide has been operating successfully for more than 35 years.

A multi-award winning national leader in employment services, the organisation has built a reputation for achieving outstanding results for employers, job seekers and the community.

Jobs Statewide recognise that employers create employment, and therefore building trust and ensuring high quality service to employers creates opportunities for job seekers.

This has been acknowledged by the Federal government with the organisation receiving consistently high level star ratings for its performance in working with employers and getting job seekers to achieve mutual outcomes for more than three decades.

Our success is based on continuing to build and improve our services to ensure they’re targeted and relevant to employers and job seekers.

Highly Experienced Team

Jobs Statewide has both depth and breadth of industry experience from its Board and Senior Executive team through to our Recruitment Consultants.

This experience is a key factor in our achievement of sustainable employment outcomes for our longstanding employer network and job seekers.

The organisation’s high level of leadership stems from the CEO, Wendy-Jayne Williams. Her long career building Jobs Statewide, along with the cumulative years of experience of senior executives and managers results in strong leadership across the organisation.

This has been recognised with business awards including 2004 Equity Trustees Joint Runner Up CEO of the Year, 2004 Telstra Business Women’s Award Finalist, 2008 Equity Trustees Finalist CEO of the Year and 2008 Telstra Business Women’s Award Finalist.

Each Jobs Statewide office has an experienced and highly qualified Site Manager to ensure efficient and effective processes are maintained to achieve sustainable employment outcomes, for both job seekers and employers.

Leadership Team

  • Wendy-Jayne Williams, Chief Executive Officer. Wendy has been CEO for 18 years. She joined Jobs Statewide in 1988, holding both operational and senior management roles prior to being appointed as CEO.
  • Chris Sharpe, Recruitment Services Manager. Chris manages Jobs Statewide’s Employment Services Division. A respected industry professional, he has been with the organisation for more than 12 years.
  • Jane Banton, Integrated Business Management System (IBMS) Coordinator and HR Manager, Jane manages the IBMS and internally audits all Jobs Statewide policies, procedures, management decisions, contractual and legislative compliance. She has been with Jobs Statewide for more than 14 years.
  • Daniel Mignone, Finance Manager. Daniel manages the finances for Jobs Statewide and has worked in accountancy and finance roles with large public and private sectors organisations for more than 12 years.

Proven Approach

Over 35 years, Jobs Statewide has developed proven approaches, systems and processes to deliver positive and sustainable outcomes to employers, job seekers and the community.

Jobs Statewide has a proven track record of working effectively with employers to understand their needs, ensuring good quality candidates and client service, building trust and long-term relationships with employers.

Our Employment Services Delivery Model has been developed and refined over three decades, and it’s designed to provide high quality candidates to employers by energising job seekers and giving them a strong edge in the employment market.

Our services are streamed to cater to the diverse needs of employers and job seekers within a particular area or region.

Employers and job seekers are provided with personalised services. Job seekers are given training and coaching in job search, resume presentation and interview techniques.

Industry and Employer Networks

One of Jobs Statewide’s key strengths is their industry and employer networks.

Each area or region has a different industry and employment environment, with its own unique requirements and opportunities.

The organisation has built and maintains relationships with industry and employers within each local area that ensures we’re able to respond quickly to their changing needs, and create opportunities for job seekers. Trust is essential and this has been built with employers through open and honest relationships.

Accessible Locations

 Jobs Statewide’s offices have all been established in convenient locations. They’re easily accessible by public transport, have on-site car parking and operate Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Each office is configured to ensure accessibility to people with disability, and with a staffed reception, shop-front style presentation, and are equipped with private interview rooms, meeting and training rooms.

Self-help facilities within each office include a full range of equipment and resources including telephones, computers, Wi-Fi, study areas, research materials and resources, photocopiers and fax machines.