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Employment support practice guidelines : how to support disabled people to get the job they want.

Contributor(s): New Zealand Disability Support Network [issuing body.].
Publisher: [Wellington] : New Zealand Disability Support Network, 2018Description: 51 pages ; Electronic resource.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: ISBN: 9780473431785.Subject(s): DISABILITY | EMPLOYMENT | EMPLOYMENT SERVICES | NEW ZEALANDOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Foreword. - Introduction. - Key terms defined. - The Practice Guidelines are aligned with and informed by the following key documents. - Who the Practice Guidelines are for. - How to use the Practice Guidelines. - Employment Support Practice Guidelines. - Practice Guideline 1: Any disabled person who wants to work has opportunities to receive skilled support to get work. - Practice Guideline 2: The disabled person’s goals and aspirations drives the uptake of employment support. - Practice Guideline 3: People and agencies involved in a disabled person’s life are encouraged to understand the importance of work as an achievable outcome. Practice Guideline 4: Disabled people experience a personalised service. This means getting individually tailored, ongoing employment support to get and maintain a job. - Practice Guideline 5: Employers know about and have confidence in employment support services, the benefits of employing disabled people and the importance of building natural supports in the workplace. - Practice Guideline 6: Providers of employment support have the knowledge to support each disabled person to get a job and develop a career of their choice. Practice Guideline 7: Providers of employment support services direct and lead their organisation in ways that promote these employment support practices in partnership with disabled people. - Practiice Guideline 8: Providers of employment support services measure how good they are at getting people into work and strive to continually improve their employment services to disabled people, to employers and to funders. - Appendix.
Summary: "These Guidelines are an essential “how to” guide for supporting disabled people into work and are built on a set of principles and practices that are evidence based. They have also been further refined through a cross sector collaboration process involving disabled persons organisations, provider umbrella groups and government." - PREFACE
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Foreword. - Introduction. - Key terms defined. - The Practice Guidelines are aligned with and informed by the following key documents. - Who the Practice Guidelines are for. - How to use the Practice Guidelines. - Employment Support Practice Guidelines. - Practice Guideline 1: Any disabled person who wants to work has opportunities to receive skilled support to get work. - Practice Guideline 2: The disabled person’s goals and aspirations drives the uptake of employment support. - Practice Guideline 3: People and agencies involved in a disabled person’s life are encouraged to understand the importance of work as an achievable outcome. Practice Guideline 4: Disabled people experience a personalised service. This means getting individually tailored, ongoing employment support to get and maintain a job. - Practice Guideline 5: Employers know about and have confidence in employment support services, the benefits of employing disabled people and the importance of building natural supports in the workplace. - Practice Guideline 6: Providers of employment support have the knowledge
to support each disabled person to get a job and develop
a career of their choice. Practice Guideline 7: Providers of employment support services direct and lead their organisation in ways that promote these employment support practices in partnership with disabled people. - Practiice Guideline 8: Providers of employment support services measure how good they are at getting people into work and strive to continually improve their employment services to disabled people, to employers and to funders. - Appendix.

"These Guidelines are an essential “how to” guide for supporting disabled people into work and are built on a set of principles and practices that are evidence based. They have also been further refined through a cross sector collaboration process involving disabled persons organisations, provider umbrella groups and government." - PREFACE

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