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Government support for entrepreneurs

Support by job coach

This information is provided by: Netherlands Enterprise Agency

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 AgencyExternal link (Uitvoeringsinstituut Werknemersverzekeringen, UWV)

How to apply?

You submit your application for a job coachExternal link (Dutch) to UWV or your municipality.

This information is provided by:

Netherlands Enterprise Agency