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DSP Supports for People with Disability & Employers. IASE National Disability Policy Information Event Clarion Hotel, Liffey Valley, Dublin Wednesday November 14th 2012. Context ….

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dsp supports for people with disability employers

DSP Supports for People with Disability & Employers

IASE

National Disability Policy Information Event

Clarion Hotel, Liffey Valley, Dublin

Wednesday November 14th 2012

context
Context …
  • DSP now has a staffing complement of approximately 7,000 following the merger of the Community Welfare Service and the FÁS Community & Employment Services into the Department in the last year.
  • DSP is now one of the largest public service organisations in the country.
  • Deeply engaged in a process of transformation.
transformation
Transformation …
  • Meeting the business requirement to align the DSP, CWS and FÁS regions;
  • The on-going need to manage and deliver the considerable range of programmes and schemes that the Department is now responsible for in an efficient and effective manner;
  • The need to provide a management structure in each region capable of delivering the integration and synergy of the three organisations;
  • The need to maximise the benefit to our customers - whether they be the taxpayer, or the benefit recipient, or those who must be supported back to work.
broader responsibilities in the disability area
Broader responsibilities in the disability area
  • Income supports
    • Disability Allowance
      • Income disregard
      • Age issues
    • Invalidity pension
      • Interaction with PCB
    • Illness Benefit
      • SSP issues
    • OIB
    • Partial Capacity
      • Effectiveness/operational issues
employment supports
Employment supports
  • EmployAbility
    • Supported Employment Programme
    • Wage Subsidy scheme
    • Reasonable Accommodation Fund
      • Employee Retention Grant
      • Workplace Equipment and Adaptation Grant
      • Personal Reader Grant
      • Job Interviewer interpreter grant
    • Disability Awareness Training
disability activation project
Disability Activation Project
  • Phase II – DACT
  • > €7 m. between now and early 2015
  • Managed by Pobal
  • 14 projects selected across BMW region
    • 4 strands
      • improving access to employment;
      • progression for young people with disabilities;
      • progression for people with an acquired disability;
      • innovative engagement with employers.
questions questions questions
Questions, questions, questions …
  • How do we improve effectiveness of employment supports?
  • How to we fit WSS and Reasonable Accommodation into new DSP structures to ensure better awareness, delivery and value for money?
  • How do we ensure consistency of approach across SUP? (administration, governance, finance etc.)
  • How do we enhance tracking of SUP participants after they leave the programme?
more questions
More questions ….
  • How do we enhance PCB take-up and address operational issues?
  • How do we address the issues associated with the DA income disregard?
  • How do we ensure that the outcomes of the DACT are fed into the wider evolving activation agenda?
  • How do we tie in with the engagement with employers – new ‘stakeholders’ for the DSP?
  • How do we ensure effective engagement with stakeholders, including IASE?
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