National

Mencap

If you are a person with a learning disability looking for work, or an employer interested in working with people with a learning disability, Mencap can help. Their employment service helps you to find work and develop the skills and confidence needed to get a job.

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Princes Trust

The Princes Trust provide help for Young People Employment Programmes.

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Action for Kids

Help disabled young people aged 14-25 to build aspirations and develop life and work skills so they can prepare for life after school and move into paid employment.

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National Autistic Society

The NAS have a Transition Support Helpline. This can give advice and support to young autistic people and their families on making the transition from school, further or higher education to adult life.

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Ambitious About Autism

Ambitious about Autism runs an award-winning programme called Autism Exchange for autistic people aged 16-25 providing opportunities to access paid work experience with the Civil Service and other leading organisations and companies.

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GOV.UK

The Government website explains what Apprenticeships are and how to apply for them. Apprenticeships allow anyone aged 16 or over to combine work with study.

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Essex

Realise Futures

Offers a range of work experience (including café’s, gardening, fulfilment & more), employment support & advice, coaching services, peer support, walk-in advice, adult learning and learning centres.

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WS Training

WS Training provides impartial career advice, opportunities, training and study-related advice in order to help learners make decisions about their future and reach their full potential.

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Heads Up

Heads Up provides support, advice and mentoring to people with common mental health problems to help them get back into the workplace after a period of unemployment. 

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ECL

The ECL are offering an Inclusive Employment programme to enhance the opportunities available to you. They can help you to identify possible employers, develop CVs, arrange and mediate interviews, offer skills development, work experience, and on-the-job coaching.

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Essex Opportunities

One stop shop for information and advice on jobs, careers, skills and training. This portal has everything you need to help build a career. Use this portal to search for jobs, courses and apprenticeships based in Essex.

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Essex Youth Service

This Youth Service offers traineeships, volunteering opportunities, work experience, youth groups, activities and more across Essex.

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Plan B Traineeship

Offers comfortable, small classroom learning environments for those aged 16-24 who are not in college, work or training. They continue working with you up to 6 months after you finish.

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ACL Essex 

ACL offers a wide range of day time and evening adult learning courses to help you improve your job prospects, learn a new skill or simply inspire you.

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Chelmsford College

Range of well-established full-time or part-time courses for young people and adults with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. These courses are designed to help you develop practical, social and life skills.

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Personal Assistants for Life Skills

PALS offers award-winning support services to help young people and adults achieve their goals and learn important life skills. Based in Chelmsford.

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Suffolk

Realise Futures

Offers a range of work experience (including café’s, gardening, fulfilment & more), employment support & advice, coaching services, peer support, walk-in advice, adult learning and learning centres.

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WS Training

WS Training provides impartial career advice, opportunities, training and study-related advice in order to help learners make decisions about their future and reach their full potential.

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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire & Norfolk

Thera Trust

Thera East Anglia supports adults with a learning disability in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, and Norfolk. Offers support in the home and can also help with finding a job, get work experience and gain important life skills.

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