Fønix is the largest company within the vocational rehabilitation market in Norway. Our main office is located in Sandefjord, Norway, supporting 11 regional offices. Fønix has approx. 200 employees – mostly certified trainers and teachers.
Fønix is an NGO and organized as a limited company, but act as a non-profit organization through our formal approval as supplier to the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Service (NAV). In this setting, FØNIX serves an important role for the community and public authorities regarding vocational rehabilitation.
In Fønix we base our service provision on each persons’ individual need for assistance, regarding their work capacity. We coach everyone towards ordinary employment through qualification and job training.
“Supported Employment” and «Individual Placement and Support» are benchmark methodologies, applied for the group of jobseekers in need of an extensive follow up in the open labour market.
The main services provided for the vocationally disabled are
- Assessment of the potential work and educational capacity of the individual and qualification of the individual through career guidance, adapted job training and/or qualification (job skills or further education).
- To provide permanent adapted work for the individuals that has no possibility of a job in the open labour market.
Fønix provide “Work Preparatory Training” for people who need to establish necessary basic job skills, lifelong career guidance, language training and work-related integration for migrants. In addition, Fønix also has extensive experience with internal company training on many different levels – both in public- and private sector. Fønix is a pre-qualified provider of basic skills training (Basic Skills in Working Life – BCWL) and involved in more than 30 ongoing BCWL- projects in Norwegian companies at any time.