We work closely with local employers to help them recruit and retain people with health conditions or disabilities.
Our Employment Advisers can provide advice and practical assistance with:
- Enhancing your recruitment practices to make them accessible to more people with disabilities.
- Job interviews – to ensure disabled people are given the best possible chance to shine.
- On-going support for you and your employee.
- Specific disability awareness training for staff.
- Workplace adjustments, which can often be quite minor, to ensure your new employee has a smooth transition to employment.
Into Work has specialist expertise in working with people with a wide range of disabilities and support needs, including those who have:
- An Acquired Brain Injury, including those recovering from a stroke
- Asperger Syndrome or an Autistic Spectrum condition
- A physical disability
- Dyspraxia and dyslexia
- Mental health condition
- Visual or hearing loss
- Learning disabilities
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
This list is not exhaustive.
How employers can help
- financial independence
- a better standard of living
- improved physical and mental health
- increased confidence
- expanded social networks and social skills
- opportunities to develop a career by gaining new work skills and knowledge
- Advertising your job vacancies with us – you never know, we may have the perfect candidate for you.
- Offering job tasters or work placements.
- Getting in touch with us when you just need some practical tips or advice.
- Volunteering staff time.
- Donations – financial donations will help us support more people. In-kind donations of stationery, IT consumables, etc are also welcome.