Supported Employment Service consists of the following elements:

1. Information and induction/training in skills related to the preparation for the labour market through the engagement and interaction with person/-s with disability/ies.

  • Topics that are treated during the information, induction and training stage:
  • The concept of Supported Employment;
  • Methods of individual planning of career development and social integration through employment;
  • On-the-job training;
  • Methods of searching, finding and getting a job; establishing a trustful relationship with the employer;
  • Legal information about social and labour inclusion, including information related to reasonable accommodation;
  • Conflict management and support for safety and stability at work;

2. Professional profiling through self-evaluation and evaluation from Job Coach

3. Mediation for employment, finding and securing a job. 

4. Information, counselling, training for the employers to hire the disabled persons; evaluation of the work environment and process; presentation and description of potential candidates; information on the legal framework that guarantees the employment of disabled persons as well as the obligations of the employer to guarantee the employment of disabled persons; counselling regarding reasonable accommodation during all stages of employment of disabled persons; including the interview stage, employment stage, adopting with the workplace, environment and work processes, or professional training; information about the different employment programs offered through the Employment Offices (DCM No. 248 in implementation of the Law on the Promotion of Employment); continuous contacts and counselling as well as training sessions for company/institutions personnel regarding issues about the interaction with disabled persons in a work environment, the terminology, ethical issues, etc. 

5. Assistance and continuous follow-up during the employment stage – support for getting a position at work, professional development and personal integration; 

6. Counselling and supervision – long-term monitoring (counselling/contacts with employers, assistance during conflict situations, etc)

  • The advantage of this service: it is a personalized service – the treatment approach is centred and concentrated at the individual; 
  • Targeted Group: persons with disabilities of all categories, especially the young disabled persons at the stage of transition from school to work;