What We Do / Our Role:

Step Right to Work is based in ‘The Stables’ behind Drumlin House Print Shop, Market St, Cootehill, Co. Cavan.
Job coaches Marie & Jenine source suitable employment opportunities for the participants in their own local communities and can provide onsite training and on-going support in the work placements.
An integral part of this is providing person centred training which aims to develop the skills necessary to participate in the workforce. Training is provided in the following areas: –

General Work Skills

Using the ‘New Hop Skills for Work’ programme, participants focus on essential skills in the area of work and employability, modules covered are: –

  • Work, Jobs & Skills
  • Getting a Job & Preparing for Work
  • Being Effective in Work
  • Communication
  • Appropriate Work Behaviour
  • Assertiveness, Respect & Rights
  • Health & Safety at Work
  • Personal Hygiene & Self-Presentation

Introductory skills in vocational areas

This is an introduction into various vocational areas such as

  • Horticulture
  • Catering
  • Retail
  • Office

Manual Handling

Basic manual handling training is available to participants on the Step Right to Work programme; training is carried out in-house and authenticated by an external examiner.

Basic Food Hygiene

Basic Food Hygiene training is available to participants who wish to pursue employment in the catering sector; training is carried out in-house and authenticated by an external examiner.