EmployAbility Northwest provides a FREE employment and recruitment service to support people with varying disabilities, impairments, mental ill health and health conditions into paid employment.

Referral Process - How to avail of our service:
  • Contact your local INTREO office
  • Ask for an appointment to meet with a Case Officer
  • At meeting with Case Officer – request a referral for supported employment with EmployAbility Northwest

Your referral form will be sent to our Service Co-Ordinator. You will be contacted via letter to confirm your referral has been received and you will be placed on a waiting list. Job Seekers do NOT need to be in receipt of a social welfare payment to avail of our service. Support is available for a duration of up to 18 months.

What support can a Job Seeker expect:
  • Initial Contact
    • Identify your needs and preferences
    • Vocational Profiling
  • Career Advice including
    • Professional guidance in career planning
    • Identification of skills
    • Job Search support and advice
  • Employment support including
    • Identifying job vacancies
    • Support with job application process
    • Matching skills with employer's need
    • Sourcing employers
    • Assistance with integrating into the workplace
  • Follow-up support including
    • The Job Seeker will be provided with support to help them maintain their employment
  • Information including
    • Advice on employment benefits and entitlements
    • Guidance
    • Signposting
What a Job Coach* expects from the Job Seeker:
  • Job Seekers must be motivated to work at least 8 hours a week
  • Job Seekers must engage with their assigned Job Coach
  • Job Seekers must take an active part of the process along with their Job Coach

*Job Coach is a person who provides specialist employment support to assist the Job Seeker to find and maintain competitive paid employment whilst also providing support to the employer.

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Some of our most commonly asked questions are answered in this section - if not, feel free to get in touch with us.

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Supporting both the employer and co-workers in facilitating the integration of people with disabilities,impairments, mental ill health and health conditions into the workplace.

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