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Employment Support

Programmes and Employment Agencies

Whether you want to find out about different careers, apply for jobs or practice interview skills, our teams of employment advisors are here to give you all the support you need.

Take a look at our different employment projects below and read more about the types of support on offer.

If you live in an area that we don't cover, we can offer you employment support through our iCHOOSE service. Find out more about iCHOOSE here.

The ProWork Project

Going to college and want help with the next steps in education or employment? Get free advice and support to think about the right jobs for you, a chance to do a work placements, travel training, and support to find a job. Open to any student with a disability who is currently attending one of our partner colleges:

  • Lambeth College
  • City & Westminster College
  • Westminster Kingsway College

Phone one of our employment team on 020 7485 8177 or email the Employment Team for more information or to make a referral.

Worktrain Greenwich

Explore careers, get your first job or find out about training if you're already working. Worktrain Greenwich is open to anyone over 18 with a learning disability living in the London Borough of Greenwich.

Phone Work Train Greenwich on 020 8316 0254 for more information.

Lambeth Working Employment Project

We have teamed up with London Borough of Lambeth and Job Centre Plus to support you to reach your targets and find employment. We offer specialist employment support build around you to make sure you reach your full potential. in order to team up with us you must live in Lambeth, have a learning disability and be in receipt of benefits.

Phone Lambeth Working on 020 7485 8177 for more information

Waltham Forest Works

A new employment service aimed at supporting residents of Waltham Forest with a learning disability and/or autism. We work with individuals on a one to one basis and through group workshops to help them develop the employability skills and confidence needed for employment. We also engage with local employers and work closely with local partners including local jobcentres, the Waltham Forest Learning Disability Team and local authority to help bridge the employment gap and help create pathways into sustainable employment.

Drop in and meet with one of our advisors at Waltham Forest Community Hub in 18a Orford Road, London, E17 9LN

Whatever you need

Our teams of experienced Employment Advisors have the skills to work with people with disabilities or people who need any form of additional support. They can work with you to design a package that's right for you.

We can support you to:

  • Find out about different jobs
  • Work out what your strengths and skills are
  • Set up and complete a work placement
  • Learn how to present yourself at work and work effectively with colleagues
  • Practice for interview success
  • Apply for jobs
  • Learn new travel routes to get to work
  • Settle into a new job
  • Get ongoing support to make sure it carries on working for you
  • Apply for and access the correct benefits and government support for you

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