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If you run a company in the Netherlands and employ a sick or disabled employee who needs coaching, or you offer a potential employee a trial placement, you may want to make use of a job coach free of charge. A job coach will help your employee with introduction and training and supports them in the workplace for a period of maximum 3 years.
When do you qualify?
- The employee has a contract with your business for at least 12 hours per week for at least 6 months.
- The employee agrees to the personal support.
- The job coach must work for a business that has been recognized for this purpose by the Employee Insurance Agency (Uitvoeringsinstituut Werknemersverzekeringen, UWV)
How to apply?
You submit your application for a job coach (Dutch) to UWV or your municipality.