The Transition to Work program helps pay for immediate or short-term costs that might prevent a worker from starting work with a new employee
This program can be used to address a financial barrier that is preventing workers from accessing new employment.
What do I need to do? Provide evidence of the financial barrier preventing you from accepting the offer of employment. The submit your applicatino to the insurer using the vocational program details from vocational program details form.
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.
This program can be used to address a financial barrier that is preventing you accessing new employment.
You need to provide evidence of the financial barrier and send an application to the insurer.
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.