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Division 6: Career transition management coaching

2.2.29 Benefit

  1. Members unsure of their intended field of employment after termination may apply for career transition management coaching. This is also known as outplacement counselling.

  2. This table outlines members' benefits.

    Benefits
    Item If the member is at Career Transition Assistance Level... then they may access coaching to a value of ($)...
    1. 2 1,100
    2. 3 2,820
  3. If eligible members choose career transition management coaching, they may not access career transition training. They may access on-the-job experience and approved absence.

    Exception: Members who have left the ADF compulsorily for either of these two reasons are eligible to access both career transition training and career transition management coaching.

    1. Medically unfit to continue service.

    2. To meet the needs of the Service (ie declared redundant). This is known as management-initiated early retirement (MIER).

  4. The following services are allowable in a career transition management coaching package.

    1. Identification of transferable skills.

    2. Stress management.

    3. Job options and job placement advice.

    4. Job search strategies.

    5. Coaching to develop a curriculum vitae.

    6. Interview skills/personal presentation at interview.

    7. Developing a career transition plan.

    Note: Not all services need to be included.

  5. Curriculum vitae coaching may be provided as part of career transition management coaching. Members may prefer to receive curriculum vitae coaching from a separate provider. Defence will fund curriculum vitae coaching only once.

Application to Reservists: Yes, in certain circumstances.



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