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Job Seekers

Supported Employment Programme
The Supported Employment Programme provides a nationwide employment and recruitment service to assist people with a disability to secure and maintain a job in the open labour market.


People with a disability who are job ready and need a level of support to succeed in long-term and sustainable employment.


Service Details
The Supported Employment Service provides a range of supports to employers and people with a disability, through Job Coaches. The range of supports include:
·         Individual Needs Assessment
·         Vocational Profiling and Career Planning
·         Individual Employment Plan
·         Job Sourcing and Job Matching
·         On-the-Job Support and Coaching
·         Advice and Support to Employers
·         Follow-up Support and Mentoring to both Employers & Employees
Services for Jobseekers
Career Advice:
·         Professional guidance in career planning
·         Identification of skills
·         Job search support and advice
Employment Support:
·         Access to job vacancies
·         Support with the job application process
·         Matching skills with employers needs
·         Work experience placements
·         Employers sourced
·         Assistance with integrating into the workplace
Follow-up Support:
·         Access to support services as required to maintain employment
·         Advice on employment benefits and entitlements
Employment Grants & Supports
·         DEASP provides a range of employment supports aimed at helping employees with a disability to gain and retain employment
·         These include the Reasonable Accommodation Fund for the Employment of People with Disabilities and other services
How to contact us
Job seekers need to be referred by an Intreo Employment Service Officer (ESO) or a Local Employment Service (LES) Mediator.
To make an enquiry or to apply for Supported Employment, call into your local Intreo
and register with the Department of Social Protection. 
Intreo (city centre location)
Abbeycourt House, Georges House, Cork

Other Intreo locations:

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Local Office, Hanover Quay, Cork 
021 427 0055
Intreo, 103 / 104 Main Street, Mallow, Co. Cork
022 70946

or visit Intreo

Local Employment Service (head office)   
Heron House, Blackpool Retail Park, Blackpool, Cork 

021 430 2310

Other LES locations:

Blackpool, Cork.   021 450 6266
City Centre, Cork. 021 427 8711 / 021 427 8770
Churchfield, Cork.   021 421 1048
Hollyhill / Knocknaheeny, Cork.   021 421 1050
Mahon, Cork.   021 435 0496
Mayfield, Cork.   021 455 3956
Togher, Cork.   021 432 0428
or visit: Cork City Partnership or Local Employment Service

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