What is Supported Employment
Supported Employment Services provides a system
of support for people with disabilities in regards to ongoing
employment (paid and voluntary) in integrated work settings.
Supported Employment provides assistance such
as job coaches, job development, job retention, transportation, use
of technology, specialised job training, and individually tailored
Supported Employment refers to both the
development of employment opportunities and on-going support for
those individuals to maintain employment.
Supported Employment makes it possible for
individuals with moderate-to-severe levels of disabilities to
become active, wage earners and members of the workforce.