Assessment and employment planning

  • Relationship building with individual (and family /other natural supports as appropriate): introductions; providing information about the service
  • Liaison: identify existing community and welfare supports including health professionals involved in the individuals care. Establishing relationships as and when appropriate throughout the process (with consent)
  • Collaborative assessment: developing understanding of individual’s strengths, skills, resources and aspirations with a focus on areas such as; employment, financial, living situation and strategies for health management
  • Identifying and minimising the impact of barriers to employment and any personal development needs