Work placements for young people with learning disabilities

Could you offer a work placement, internship or paid employment to a young person with a learning disability?

Engage2Employ provides a tailored package to support young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities to acquire the skills and confidence to succeed in the work place.

Support is given through the recruitment process, induction and training to on the job support. Participants receive Job coaching to support them to learn the tasks required, at no cost to the employer.

Evidence shows employees with a learning disability are loyal, hardworking, enthusiastic, stay with one employer for longer than most other employees and take less time off work.
Testimonials from employers speak for themselves;

“He always comes to work with a smile and is a constant joy, he serves our customers perfectly and in a fun and polite way’’ (Forever Green Restaurant)

‘’Jack is a ray of sunshine on a rainy day’’ (Linney Group)

“From meeting our candidate at the beginning of the programme and seeing the development throughout her experience within the hotel it was evident her confidence and skills had improved and she became a very valued member of the team.”

For more information and to discuss the options, please contact the Engage2Employ co-ordinator on 01623 476674

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