Information for employers

If you are considering employing someone through the supported employment service

Information for employers

What does supported employment offer my business?

  • You benefit from an enthusiastic, motivated and fully trained member of staff in your team.
  • Employees are trained by our job coaches to your company's standards.
  • Job coaches provide support to the employee and your company until the employee is fully trained and working independently.
  • We also provide monitoring support to your company and the employee to promote job retention.
  • There are no recruitment costs to your company.
  • Your company can enhance its reputation as a disability friendly company.
  • You are giving a person with a disability an opportunity to have a rewarding job in their own community and be more independent.

Who should I contact if I'm interested in finding out more?

You can phone us on 01698 274500 or use any of the contact details on this page.

Have other companies benefited from taking on an employee through supported employment?

Yes, we currently work with companies across a range of sectors, all of whom are satisfied with their employee or employees and the service they receive from us, comments have included:

  • You attract motivated individuals who want to work.
  • You attract good calibre of staff.
  • You can save on recruitment and training costs.
  • You can reduce staff turnover.
  • You can extend the reach of your recruitment activities.
  • You can enhance your company's reputation as a disability friendly organisation.
  • Your staff group is representative of the community it serves.
  • You can maximise your customer profits
  • You can link with supported employment partner agencies e.g. access to work, disability employment advisor.
  • You can have the ongoing support of a job coach.

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