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Supported Employment promotes integrated, on-going support and paid employment for persons with significant t. Supported Employment and have been practised in the USA, European countries and Japan since the 70’s and 80’s; and have showed successful results in employment of persons with disabilities, especially persons with learning disabilities and psycho-social disabilities, who have been excluded most from open employment.

Job Coaches are the key personnel in Supported Employment. Besides providing individualised support for persons with disabilities, Job Coaches also provide support for employers to create sustainable employment.

Supported Employment and Job Coach have been practised in the USA, European countries and Japan; and have showed successful results in employment of PWDs, especially persons with learning disabilities and psycho-social disabilities, who have been excluded most from open employment. This approach is now being practiced in Malaysia. Pioneering companies in adopting this approach such as GCH Retail (Malaysia) SDN BHD and Carrefour have created a significant increase in employment opportunities for PWDs in the last four years.

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What is Supported Employment

Supported Employment was developed to change the employment opportunities of PWDs that have been limited to separated and sheltered... Read more
What is Job Coach

Job Coach plays an important role in Supported Employment. Job Coach is not mere ‘coach’ or trainer for persons with disabilities. The role of a Job Coach is to be a ‘bridge’ or intermediary to connect persons with disabilities and companies by providing support for both of them throughout the process of employment ....Read more
 
Contact us
Job Coach Network Malaysia
Department of Social Welfare
Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development
6th floor, No. 55, Persiaran Perdana
Presint 4, 62100 Putrajaya , Malaysia
Tel: 03-83231000 Fax: 03-83232063
Email: careerdevelopmentdivision@yahoo.com.my