Our Job Match Supported Employment Officers (SEOs) can help with your Job Search & Job Preparation. 

Located across N.Ireland the Job Match team can support you - from updating a CV and matching your skills to get a job, completing a job application and preparing for interview to progress into paid work - to helping you explore a new business idea and support you on the road to self-employment.

Working remotely, the Job Match team offers one-one meetings via Zoom and phone calls to support you in your search to find paid work. 

Over the next few weeks we'll introduce you to our SEOs who cover different geographical areas. Please get in touch with an SEO in your area. The team would love to hear from you.

You can read some of our recent stories on how we've helped disabled people to find work or follow a self employment route:

Helping businesses and organisations to become more ‘Disability Aware’

After 20 years of not working and thinking her disability would deter her, Sonia now has a job

An excellent example of collaboration between Disability Action’s service teams

Linzi's journey from unemployment to self-employment

Job Match continues to help disabled people during COVID-19

Find out more about Job Match

Read about Tommy and Michael, our Job Match Employment Engagement Officers


Posted 28.01.2021

Firstly, we would like to introduce you to Job Match Manager Anne Reid who is proud to lead a truly dedicated team.

The Job Match team always go the extra mile to meet and exceed the needs of our participants, and seeing how that support is making a real difference to their lives, and their families, is rewarding.

Contact Anne if you want to find out more about Job Match generally 07767 112291 [email protected]

Posted 31.01.2021

Supported Employment Officer (SEO) Heather Logan supports Job Match participants in Ballycastle, Ballymena, Ballymoney, Cookstown, Coleraine and Magherafelt.

I love to help, support, encourage and believe in all my participants. To watch someone grow, even a little, brings me joy and satisfies my purpose as an SEO.

If you live in these areas and need support to find work contact Heather 07736 370587 [email protected].

Posted 03.02.2021

Supported Employment Officer Ruth Baxter supports Job Match participants in Belfast - Andersonstown, Falls, Design Centre, Castle Court, Knockbreda, Shaftesbury Square and Shankill areas.

My job satisfaction comes from enabling participants to realise their true potential; helping them to broaden their horizons in their job search.

If you live in these areas and need support in your job search contact Ruth 07436 036669 [email protected].

Posted 04.02.2021

Leona Donnan is a Supported Employment Officer for Dungannon, Enniskillen and Omagh.

It is a pleasure to help participants prepare for the world of work and observe their progress through job search into job security - seeing them reach their goals and potential.

If you need support to prepare for work and live in these areas contact Leona 07542 301566 [email protected].

Posted 10.02.2021

Colin McElroy, SEO for Banbridge, Downpatrick, Dungannon, Kilkeel and Newcastle tells us:

I get real satisfaction in following a participant’s journey into paid work and giving them empowerment to search for employment in their chosen sector and geographical area.

If you need support in your search for employment and live in these areas Colin would love to hear from you. Contact Colin 07767 112284, [email protected].

Posted 16.02.2021

SEO Marty McLoughlin supports Job Match participants in Ballynahinch and Lisburn.

The aspect of my job which I enjoy most is witnessing the successes that participants achieve; sharing in their sense of achievement at getting a job offer or when their new business venture gets its first customer.

If you live in these areas and need help to find paid work or to explore self-employment contact Marty 07951 601938, [email protected].

Posted 18.02.2021

SEO Conor Crooks supports Job Match participants in Armagh, Lurgan, Newry and Portadown.

The way to do great work is to love what you do and work with great people. Every day I do both!  Seeing participant’s confidence grow and personally develop on their journey - is the biggest reward of my job.

If you live in these areas and need help to find paid work contact Conor 07813 723510, [email protected].

Posted 02.03.2021

Catherine McGlade is SEO for the Bangor, Holywood Road and Newtownards areas.

The thing I love most about my job is building relationships with people and finding out about what they enjoy and what their interests and skills are. I then use this to find a job which is truly suited to them.

If you live in these areas and need help in your job search contact Catherine 07813 723514, [email protected].

Posted 04.03.2021

SEO Paula Houston supports Job Match participants in Limavady, Derry~Londonderry and Strabane.

What I love most about my job is being able to empower people to make their own informed choices about their career.  Seeing them set objectives, meet goals and grow their self-belief is so rewarding.

If you live in these areas and need support on your career path contact Paula 07970 752845 [email protected] 

Posted 09.03.2021

If you need support in your job search and live in Antrim, Carrickfergus, Larne and Newtownabbey SEO Maria Annett would love to hear from you.

I love working with individuals with a person-centred approach to support them find paid employment. It is an honour to watch someone build lifelong skills, confidence and motivation through personal growth.

Contact Maria 07483 981220, [email protected]   


Posted 12.03.2021        

Lauren Portis is SEO for Armagh, Lurgan, Newry, Portadown.

The best part of my role in Job Match is seeing participants grow in confidence and the self-belief that they have the skills to achieve their goals.

If you live in these areas and need support to develop your skills to find paid work contact Lauren 07718 977052, [email protected]

That concludes our blog on the Job Match team. If you need help to find a job contact one of our team members in your area.

Find out more about Job Match