If you are between the ages of 18 and 65 and out of work due to a long-term medical condition, illness, injury, or any other type of disability, you may be eligible for EmployAbility Service West Cork.
"I have always wanted to work as a receptionist, but I was afraid that my hearing impairment would prevent me from doing so. Employability service west cork helped me find a job at a local hotel that accommodates my needs and provides me with assistive devices. They also supported me throughout the hiring process and the training period. I love my job and I feel more confident and independent than ever before."
"Employability service west cork is amazing. They helped me discover my passion for gardening and landscaping. They matched me with a local employer who was looking for someone with my skills and interests. They also helped me with transportation, equipment and insurance. I enjoy working outdoors and creating beautiful spaces for people to enjoy. I am very grateful to Employability service west cork for giving me this opportunity."
"I have been struggling with anxiety and depression for a long time. I had difficulty finding a job that suited my abilities and preferences. Employability service west cork understood my situation and helped me find a flexible and supportive work environment. They also provided me with counselling and coaching to help me cope with stress and improve my communication skills. I feel happier and more fulfilled now that I have a job that I like and that respects my needs."
I have a physical disability that limits my mobility and strength. I thought that I would never be able to work and earn my own income. Employability service west cork proved me wrong. They helped me find a remote job as a data entry clerk that I can do from home. They also provided me with a laptop, a printer and an ergonomic chair. They check in with me regularly and offer me feedback and guidance. I am proud of myself and of what I can achieve with the help of Employability service west cork."
"I was made redundant in April 2022 after working in the same company for 27 years. I was lost and didn't know where to start looking for a new job. I had no idea how to write a CV or how to apply for jobs. I contacted a job coach at a local employment service. I was nervous about meeting with the job coach, but he put me at ease immediately. We talked about my skills and experience, and he helped me to write a CV that highlighted my strengths. He also gave me advice on how to apply for jobs and how to prepare for interviews. The job coach was incredibly helpful and supportive. He was always available to answer my questions and provide me with guidance. I am so grateful for his help in finding a new job. I am now employed and I am so happy that I was able to find a job that I am passionate about."
"I am a 42-year-old who moved to Ireland 17 years ago. I am a qualified English teacher but had difficulty finding a job in that field due to the recession. I worked in other jobs for several years before going back to school to study graphic design. I graduated in 2021 and started applying for jobs but had no luck. I was feeling stressed and disappointed, but a friend recommended me to Employability service. They helped me with my CV, put me in touch with potential employers, and provided moral support. I am now employed as a graphic designer and I am very grateful to the employment service for their help. I would recommend them to anyone looking for a job."
"I joined Employability service in 2018 after graduating with an honors degree in Software Development. I was shy and didn't know where to start looking for a job. The employment service helped me with my CV, put me in touch with potential employers, and provided moral support. I found a full-time job within a few months and I am still working there today. I am very grateful to the employment service for their help."
"I took time off from work to be with my family. After 15 years, I decided to return to the workforce. I took an office skills course and learned about Employability; a service that helps people find jobs. They helped me with my interview skills and found me a part-time job. I am still working there and I am very grateful for their help. I found the service very beneficial. It was comforting to know that there was someone there to help me with anything I needed."