J-JOBS (funded by Choice Foundation-JCA)

J-JOBS is an innovative approach to getting and maintaining meaningful employment for a job seeker with a disability. J-JOBS is centered on the customised employment approach and uses proactive strategies to match the you to your ideal job. Emphasis is placed on you, where your preferences, skills and motivation is used to guide the process of the employment journey.

How does J-JOBS work?
The aim of J-JOBS is to match the you into a mainstream employment role that is of interest to you and ensuring it is of equal benefit to the employer with the use of the following steps:

Discovery – Explores all facets of your life to identify the conditions necessary for successful and positive employment. This includes discovering your interests  and the potential contributions you will offer to the employer.

Job search planning – Gathering all the information obtained in discovery to develop a plan toward meaningful employment.

Job development – Working collaboratively with both you and the employer to carve a job. This development will take into account terms of employment, your interests and skills , provision of supports and the unmet needs of the employer.

Post placement support – Ensuring there is adequate post placement support with a focus on monitoring the employment relationship to ensure both employer and you are satisfied with the role.

For more information please email Tara Shekede.

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