Migrants seeking employment

The Supported Employment Services for Migrants project is part-financed under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) 2014 – 2020. The project offers job search assistance and training to migrants who may encounter a number of difficulties when trying to join the labour market.

Who can benefit?

  • Refugee
  • Subsidiary Protection
  • Temporary Humanitarian Protection
  • Specific Residency Authorisation

What are the specific activities offered to Migrants?

  • Guidance on employment opportunities and job matching. Click here
  • CV writing and mock interviews. Click here
  • Basic English and Maltese for employment with an hourly rate allowance of €4.50. Click here
  • Job Brokerage Office (JBO) offers short-term job exposures
  • Work Exposure for a maximum of 120 hours to facilitate transition into employment with an hourly rate allowance of €4.57
  • Other Training including Pre-Employment skills, Life and Communication Skills and Basic ICT. Click here

What are the other services offered by Jobsplus?

  • Mainstream free of charge training courses in various areas to further enhance the employability skills of migrants *
  • Trade testing to assess individuals who have acquired knowledge, skills and competence but do not possess a formal qualification.

Persons with Subsidiary Protection/Temporary Humanitarian Protection Status and Refugee Status are granted an employment licence in their own name by Jobsplus.

Asylum seekers and holders of a Specific Residence Authorisation require an employment licence issued in the employer’s name.

*Average Wage Earners Scheme for employed persons, earning less than €300/week whilst attending any course offered by Jobsplus