3Cheeverstown Who we are and what we do Cheeverstown is a voluntary organisation that provides a wide range of residential, respite and day services to almost 400 children and adults with an intellectual disability in Templeogue and throughout various community locations in South Dublin.
4Originally - 6 Job Coaches All 6 were based in Tallaght andSupporting approximately 90 individuals in TallaghtCentre-based modelHowever, not everyone from this community
5New Directions Cheeverstown Strategic Plan 2011-2014 New model of service delivery reflective of/in keeping with the HSE New Directions 20122 Job Coaches in Tallaght2 Job Coaches in Templeogue2 Job Coaches in RathfarnhamEach hub now supports approximately individuals in their communities of origin
6C.H.E.S.S. Tallaght Hub Evelyn & Derek based in Tallaght Profiling of individuals & their networks *Personal Outcome MeasuresGeographical mapping of the community - Local paper, walk/drive, calling in and so on in partnershipEmployers, transport network, community facilities and so onAcutely aware of employers in this community who are employing and who are very pro-community
7Employer EngagementEmployers play a central role in ensuring that the job seeker has the opportunity to enter the labour market.Employers should therefore be viewed as a customer of the Supported Employment service provider.The employer engagement process requires the service provider to be professional and mindful of the need for the employer to meet their business agenda, and to run their business in an efficient manner.Source: European Union of Supported Employment - HOW TO GUIDE:Job Finding & Employer Engagement
8Approaching Employers When approaching employers, there are 5 key elements involved:• Information Gathering• The Approach• Meeting the Employer• Dealing with Objections• Agreement
9The ApproachThe employer can be approached by either the job seeker, the Employment Support Worker, or by both together.Potential employers can be initially contacted through a variety of methods:There are a number of possible promotional/marketing materials that are useful when making contact with employers* |