Understand more about EIS in terms of its act and benefits for the Insured Persons.
Find your dream jobs or enhance your career via your national employment portal.
Learn about the placement program to improve employability and marketability of jobseeker.
Help injured or recoverable Insured Persons to recover and return to work early, healthy and safe.
Improve yourself with attractive reskilling and upskilling training to enhance your career.
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The Employment Insurance System Act 2017 covers all employees/ Insured Persons (IP) who are:
Malaysian citizens/ permanent residents/ temporary residents
Working in the private sector and contribute to EIS
Working under a contract of service
IP are eligible to receive benefits if they:
Apply within 60 days from the date of loss of employment (LOE)
Satisfy the Contributions Qualifying Conditions (CQC) i.e. have paid monthly contributions for a minimum number of months
Loss of employment (LOE) as defined in the EIS Act
LOE occurs if the contract of service of an Insured Person (IP) is terminated or becomes void. It includes:
VSS/MSS (voluntary/mutual separation schemes)
Closure of workplace due to natural disasters (force majeure)
Bankruptcy or closure of the business
Resignation due to sexual harassment or threats made in the workplace
Resignation after being ordered to perform dangerous duties that are not within the job scope
The following CANNOT be accepted as LOE:
Dismissal due to employee misconduct
Expiry of a fixed-term contract or completion of a project
If you professional or skilled talent, you can browse our list of high income vacancies first at High Skilled Job Discovery .
Or alternatively you can directly search your desired job based on position name and location at national employment portal, MYFutureJobs . To get you start, here is some guidance for your job search:
Highlight all relevant skills, competences, and qualifications.
If you are willing to relocate for a job, please change your address to a location within 60km of the new office.
Apply for all vacancies you are interested in to maximize your chances.
Request personalized assistance from Employment Service Officers at the nearest SOCSO office if you need help.
Employment Services provide the Career Placement and Re-Employment Placement Program to IP and job seekers that aims to increase their employability and marketability. Employment Services will assess every job seeker’s profile and closely monitor their activities until re-employed by employers through 6 employment services measures.
Career counselling involves giving career advice and emotional support to jobseekers to motivate them in their job search efforts.
Every individual will be assigned to an Employment Services Officer who will monitor their job search activity while providing advice and support.
Every individual will be assisted in job searching through the MYFutureJobs Portal.
Every individual will be assessed by their Employment Services Officers on their skills and interests to match them with the most suitable jobs.
The Employability Program aims to improve the self-confidence of the job seekers through courses such as Basic Communication, Personal Grooming, and Interview Preparations.
Provide training and vocational program which includes skilling, re-skilling and up-skilling by appointed training providers. Employment Service Officers recommend eligible IP to attend suitable training program.
In light of rising youth unemployment, EIS has also launched a special Graduate Empowerment Program (GEP) that aims to enhance graduate employability. Graduates in their last semester of study may visit EIS Employment Services to receive assistance with job placement in the form of skills assessment, career counselling, interview workshops, vocational training etc.
Contact us for more details at 1-300-22-8000
The Return-to-Work (RTW) Division specializes in rehabilitating disabled persons and workers who have suffered workplace injuries or occupational diseases to improve their quality of life.
Rehabilitation services are available at the SOCSO Rehabilitation Centre in 146 rehabilitation centres approved by SOCSO throughout Malaysia.
The rehabilitative treatments provided include:
Therapy for breathing, movement, cardiac, neurological, and sensory problems
After receiving physical and mental rehabilitation based on biopsychosocial concepts from medical professionals, the person will then receive support from his/her case manager to return to the workforce.
Case managers will refer cases to the Work Therapy Unit if the patient needs occupational therapy to enable them to perform their normal tasks at work. Case managers will also recommend that patients receive prosthetic devices and vocational training if required.
Case managers assist with:
Seeking occupational therapy
Recommending prosthetics or mobility aids
Personalized workplace support
Please visit RTW website for more information regarding this program.
EIS provides vocational training with the aim of reskilling and upskilling the workforce. Insured Persons (IP) who are interested in attending training may consult Employment Service Officers (ESO) for advice or you may login to EIS Benefit Portal for more information.
View our List of Training Providers to see available course names, costs, number of days and the company who provide the training.
The training fee is paid directly to the training providers, while eligible training recipients may also receive a financial incentive.
Eligible Job Search Allowance (JSA) recipients may be referred to attend vocational skills training after consulting their ESO
Training costs of up to RM4,000 will be borne by EIS
An incentive paid at a daily rate of RM10-RM20 depending on the recipient’s previous assumed salary
Training recipients must attend all mandated training sessions to be eligible
This internationally acknowledged certification was designed by the National Institute of Disability Management and Research Canada (NIDMAR) and was brought to Malaysia by SOCSO in 2010. While it is used as a guide in disability management training programs around the globe, Malaysia is the only ASEAN country to have adopted this certification.
Individuals who obtain this certification will be recognized as Disability Managers, who are capable professionals equipped with the skills and knowledge to design comprehensive disability management policies. Policies include developing assessments, operational procedures, case management, and evaluation of outcomes.
To increase participation from individuals of all backgrounds, this certification is open to all and is available in both Bahasa Malaysia and English.
Please visit RTW website for more information.
This certification is similar to CDMP, only differing in that it focuses more on the operational aspect of case management.
Participants will receive instruction in working with other professionals, case management etc. Obtaining this certification benefits employers as it increases employee morale and productivity while reducing the cost for the company.
Malaysia adopted this certification in 2010. It is open to all and is provided in both Bahasa Malaysia and English.
Please visit RTW website for more information.
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