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Recovery at work support

Transition to work program

The Transition to Work program helps pay for immediate or short-term costs that might prevent a worker from starting work with a new employer.

What is it?

This program provides funding of up to:

  • $200 to help you job-seek or start work
  • $5,000 to address immediate or short term barriers that prevent you from accepting an offer of new employment.

The funding could be used to pay for a range of things including clothing, travel costs or child care arrangements.

The SIRA guide for CTP vocational support, especially pages 17-19, has more information on eligibility and applying, or talk to your CTP insurer.

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JobCover placement program

The JobCover placement program funds up to $27,400 in incentives for employers to employ a worker with a motor accident injury.

What is it?

The program is designed to help you secure ongoing employment with a new employer. To encourage an employer to offer you a job, incentive payments for up to 12 months will be available for an eligible employer.

Incentive payments increase according to the length of time you remain employed:

  • up to $400 per week for first 12 weeks (maximum of $4,800)
  • up to $500 per week for next 14 weeks (maximum $7,000)
  • up to $600 per week for next 26 weeks (maximum $15,600).

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Recover at work assist program

The Recover at Work Assist program helps you stay at your current job by providing incentives to your employer while you recover at work.

The SIRA guide for CTP vocational support, especially pages 9-11, has more information on eligibility and applying, or talk to your CTP insurer.

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Training

Training can help you develop new skills and qualifications to keep your job or get a new one. As part of your statutory benefits, you may be eligible for support to undertake training.

The SIRA guide for CTP vocational support, especially pages 5-6, has more information on getting support for training, or talk to your CTP insurer.

Equipment and workplace modification

Workplace equipment or modifications may help you remain at work or commence work with a new employer. As part of your statutory benefits, you may be eligible for equipment or workplace modifications.

The SIRA guide for CTP vocational support, especially pages 6-7, has more information on getting support for training, or talk to your CTP insurer.