Employ Me is Mencap's specialised programme to support people with learning disabilities find paid work and to develop work skills.
Mencap works with individuals to find out what job they want to do, provide practical training, work placements and support in finding paid work. They also help with in-work support and travel to work training.
To find out more information contact Mencap direct to find Mencap services in your area.
The Shaw Trust helps disabled and disadvantaged people achieve their employment and personal goals.
They provide support for individuals to become work ready and to gain life skills. Each individual's programme is tailored to their need.
The Trust currently offers:
The Work Programme - Referrals made by Job Centre Plus to the Shaw Trust who will give support and guidance to help you find a job. On-going support and training are provided once you are working. This is available in Swindon, Weston-Super-Mare and West Midlands.
Work Choice* aimed at individuals who may find it hard to find work because of their disability. This is delivered throughout the UK.
Independent Living Support - To help you make choice and manage your care through self directed support (Direct Payments. It is offered in Bath and North East Somerset, Bridgend, Neath, Port Talbot, Newham, Swansea, Solihull and Walsall.
To find out more use the on-line search box for Shaw Trust activities in your area.