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Table 3 Supports IDES respondents’ would like from DES workers

From: ‘I’m proud of how far I’ve come. I’m just ready to work’: mental health recovery narratives within the context of Australia’s Disability Employment Services

  Psychosocial
n(%)
Combined other
n(%)
Total
n(%)
Support me to feel confident in my ability 114 (64.4) 109 (56.8) 223 (60.4)
Provide me with support when I have a job 104 (58.8) 125 (65.1) 229 (62.1)
Offer suggestions about what sort of work I might be good for 102 (57.6) 112 (58.3) 214 (58.0)
Help me apply for a job 96 (54.2) 103 (53.6) 199 (53.9)
Help me find a training course 89 (50.3) 86 (44.8) 175 (47.4)
Help me prepare for a job interview 84 (47.5) 86 (44.8) 170 (46.1)
Assist me with Centrelink 73 (41.2) 95 (49.5) 168 (45.5)
Help me participate in decision-making 59 (33.3) 67 (34.9) 126 (34.2)