Our supported employment key workers take the time to get to know a person’s individual needs, skills, interests and goals. Exploring these areas with participants helps the key worker to match individuals with the most suitable jobs. At the same time, the team works with the employer to make sure the necessary workplace adjustments and in-work support in place before they start.
We will help you every step of the way, including supporting you with benefit claims to ensure you receive the correct benefits whilst in work. A lot of people are worried of losing benefits they have received all their lives, but it does not mean you will be worse off financially by working, as other benefits can be claimed whilst in-work. As such, we will work with you to maximise your income, working hours and any financial benefits you are entitled to.
The support provided for each person may vary but will consist of 12 months pre work support to help people develop the necessary skills, experience, and confidence to secure employment, and then in-work support to sustain employment.