The south metropolitan area of Perth covers an area of over 3,300 square kilometres, and is home to over one million people – 25% of Western Australia's population.
There are two Jobs and Skills Centres in the south metropolitan region, both located at a South Metropolitan TAFE campus. Select each of the links below to find out more about the services available at each centre, and its location and contact details.
Specialist services for ex-offenders
When you’re released from prison, finding a steady job or getting your career back on track can make a big difference in getting your life moving in a positive direction. Outcare is supporting the Jobs and Skills Centres with specialist services to help get you into work or training. They also offer program for Aboriginal ex-offenders to support effective transition from prison to reconnect with community and culture.
Outcare can help with information on training or education options and advice on choosing a career path, a computer, printer and internet access to help with writing your resumé and job applications, and preparing for job interviews. They also offer a one-day career development course, delivered in prison, which covers aspects such as interview techniques, self-image, disclosing convictions and how to access employment services within the community to prepare people for release.
Outcare's services are available from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday at 27 Moore St East Perth, or phone 08 6263 8622.