I get to drive around the city and country with people. I get to share in people’s interests. I get to take my model train set in to one house so it’s actually used and it will make one of the guys really happy. I get to “create” dinners from what I can find in […]
I started work on Monday :) Yay! One of my sites in in the Life Education hub site for Newcastle, and Happy Healthy Harold is everywhere! He’s in the bathrooms, in the kitchen, and greets me as I walk into the centre! There’s also very 90s health tips and inspirational quotes from people who competed […]
I went down to Canberra the other week for a reunion with my former workmates. With the NDIS coming in, some of the public services are winding up down there while NGOs are private practices pick up the client and contracts. It was a great chance to catch up, reminisce and to just BE in […]
Pretty Fkn Embroidery. You want it. So. I’m doing volunteer work that channels my skills as a speechie. And today I went to a meeting about learning support for my nephew. Werid dynamics there. Sure, I’ll do CELFs on the kids at school, just get me the $1k assessment to do it with. ;) IT’s […]
The appointment this morning was stressful, but because of the whole having to meet a new person and trying to understand what was going to happen next. I’m with a Disability Employment Services provider which means they can help me in more tangible ways than the regular Job Services Australia people could – especially since […]
Hell Hole?? I had two job interviews by telephone yesterday, and just lined up a couple more for the coming weeks today. The one I had first up went well, but I didn’t get the contract…. we’ll see about the other one. Stasi Musem Phone East Germany I both like and hate phone interviews. One […]
So I’m looking for work. Centrelink tells me I need to contact 10 prospective employers a week. Clearly that’s more than there are speechie jobs in my region. So I go further afield… Bourke. Albury. Wagga. And then add in other jobs. like home care. and get a “you’re overqualified” email. Keep trekkin.