What a Job Coach Does
Initial assessment of your strengths, skills and support needs by a trained Employment Support Specialist (Job Coach).
Plan the next step e.g further training or develop a career plan.
Assist you in identifying suitable jobs to match your skills and abilities.
Prepare a CV and practice interview techniques.
Find work experience for you, if required.
Put supports in place if needed.
Apply for a suitable job.
Accompany you to the interview if required.
Travel-train you in getting to and from work if required.
On the job support once you get a job. Support is phased out only when both employee and employer are satisfied and confident with the placement. Reduce the amount of support as you settle into the job.
Keep in touch with both you and employer over the initial period of employment.