In 2015 the staff developed & facilitated 2 programmes, along with other interagency activities:
This Interagency programme was driven by an identified gap for an intervention for high support clients. This group of individuals require intensive, high support as their needs are often difficult to address & are highly complex. The Ballymun Job Centre worked with YAP & RIS to select clients. Ballymun Job Centre delivered Naviguide Group Career Guidance which helps clients identify their values, goals and further plans regarding employment.
Take Initiative 2015;
With this course, we aimed to facilitate integration & progression to further education through personal development, college preparation & career guidance. The programme offered further support in the form of steps training, Art Therapy, team building, QQI L3 Computer literacy, QQI L3 Personal Development, QQI L3 communications. With 7 clients completing the initiative, 5 of which gained full QQI L3 accreditation in communications and personal development, and 6 completing with QQI L3 in computers. Total session hours: 141
In addition to the above, the Job Centre was directly involved in the co-ordination of Boxing Clever Programme, taking over the interagency role of RI.
33 individuals availed of the Education Bursary between January and December 2015. Their choice of training and or education was a result of a career guidance process to ensure the best career match, based on the individual’s interests, personality and abilities.