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"The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living at doing what they most enjoy.”  Malcolm S Forbes

We believe people can, and do, recover from challenging health conditions. Appropriate employment is often a key factor in the recovery journey, and can make a dramatic difference to people's lives - how they see their world, how they see themselves, how they see their future.

How supported employment works

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See information about ACC Supported Employment

ASENZ (Advisors for Supported Employment in New Zealand) Principles

Open waged employment:
Supported Employment is based in the open labour market; same rewards, same conditions as everyone else.

Individualised - based upon partnership:
Supported Employment services are expected to meet a client's individual support needs (whether employer or job seeker). They fundamentallly represent a partnership.

Direct access to employment pathways:
Supported Employment services will facilitate direct access to the labour market (optimally within 4 weeks) developing and utilising a precise job/person match - without insistence upon prolonged 'getting ready' activities or pre-vocational training.

Inclusive service:
Socially inclusive outcomes. No clients will be 'screened out' or denied service based upon a perceived severity of challenge or disadvantage.

'Life match' through choices:
Work is means to an end and should compliment and enhance a person's life and well-being, and the achievement of their aspirations and potential.

Ongoing workplace support:
Support services and strategies are designed to acheive the best possible outcome for both employment and employee, and promote the development of natural supports, which may lead to the withdrawal of formal support services.