Employment & Personal Development
If you are looking for paid work, need a supportive workplace and enjoy working in a friendly environment, Kilmarnock invites you to be part of its team. This brochure answers your questions about what Kilmarnock has to offer and what we expect from you...
What is Kilmarnock Enterprises?
Kilmarnock Enterprises is a Business Enterprise that offers a constructive employment environment, meaningful work and a venue for people to develop and maintain social contacts. What Services does Kilmarnock provide?
Experienced and Qualified Staff
Transition from schools
Work Experience options
Excellent Assessment and Training programmes
Part paid and fully paid employment
How do I get a job at Kilmarnock?
Ring and make an appointment to visit and have a look through Kilmarnock, to see for yourself if it is the kind of place you would like to work. If you like what you see, you can apply to do Work Experience. Every applicant completes at least six days work experience.
During Work Experience your capabilities and potential will be assessed. If work experience is successful you will be invited to make an appointment with the Chief Executive for application to become a full time employee.
What sort of factory work does Kilmarnock do?
We receive contracts from manufacturing businesses, which involve a variety of tasks including:
simple to complex assembly work
folding and collating documents
labeling and mailing letters and magazines
The Kilmarnock employees also do:
woodwork - for contracts and toy production
sewing (industrial and doll's bedding)
Employees are given tasks to match their level of ability and work skills, and can be supported to learn more challenging and interesting work.
Do I get paid?
Yes! Each Team Member undergoes a Wage Assessment and is paid either a part or full wage. This process will further be explained to you doing your application appointment.
Kilmarnock Enterprises has been audited by ACC Workplace Incentive Programs' and has achieved a Secondary Standard for its Workplace Safety Management Practices
Kilmarnock has a service evaluation carried out by SAMs.
Assessments: We use a procedure that is approved by the Ministry of Social Development and the Department Of Labour to determine the level at which each Team Member is working and is able to be paid accordingly. The Department of Labour will issue a Minimum Wage Exemption if the level is below the market rate.
Our staff carry out their duties in a professional manner and will work with you to achieve your highest level of ability.