Job Seekers FAQ

Job Seeker's FAQ


What can Employability Limerick do for you?

EmployAbility is a state funded employment service for people with injury, illness or a disability. We can provide one to one practical support to suit your needs. We provide you with a Job Coach who can guide you through the four-stage process outlined below


Stage 1. Employment Needs Assessment, Vocational Profiling and Career Planning

  • Getting to know you
  • Identifying barriers, obstacles and any support needs
  • Helping you to identify your skills and abilities
  • Preparing CV’s and references etc
  • Matching your skills to suitable jobs
  • Developing an action plan for job sourcing


Stage 2. Job Sourcing & Marketing

  • Providing support to help you look for work
  • Working together to find a job
  • Helping you to prepare for interview
  • Going to interviews with you (if required)
  • Helping to negotiate your terms and conditions of employment


Stage 3. Progression to Open Employment

  • Training you on the job,
  • Developing your work skills
  • Mentoring
  • Accessing grants
  • Supporting your employer
  • Advising with your contract and wages


Stage 4. Progression to Independent Employment without Job Coach support

  • Helping you to move from working with our support to working independently where you no longer need our support


Do I fit the criteria to avail of your service?

The service is open to people with different types of disability and varying degrees of illness, injury or disability who are job ready and need the support of a Job Coach to obtain employment in the open labour market.

Some but not all examples of illness or disability our clients might have are listed below:

  • Physical disability or limited mobility
  • Sensory disability including varying degrees of visual impairment or hearing loss
  • Intellectual/learning diability
  • Mental health difficulty they are currently managing
  • Aspergers
  • Autism
  • Disability or brain acquired injury as a result of an accident
  • Disability linked with a health condition for example, MS, stroke, epilepsy
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Down Syndrome
  • Arthritis
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Diabetes
  • Back injury
  • ADHD

*Job Ready is defined as someone who has the necessary, training, education, motivation and ability to pursue work / career in the open labour market and if needed have the transport to get to and from work.