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  • Scope's New Digital Employment Service

    Scope's New Digital Employment Service

    Disability organisation Scope has teamed up with Virgin Media in a bid to get a million people into work by 2020. Their Support to Work scheme offers online support to disabled jobseekers via telephone, Skype and text. Employment advisers offer advice on employability skills, writing a CV and interview techniques. Your personal adviser will create a 12-week action plan hopefully designed to help you succeed in the jobs market.

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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the Next step to Employment

    Walking for Purpose - Take the Next step to Employment

    Are you looking for work or know someone who is? This scheme offers exercise, skills for work, free training and workplace visits and is launching its 4th block of walks on Tuesday 24 April 2018 in two new areas Broomhall and Sharrow.

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  • SNAP Seeks your Experiences of Low Pay and Insecure Work in Sheffield

    SNAP Seeks your Experiences of Low Pay and Insecure Work in Sheffield

    Sheffield Trades Union Council has commissioned researchers from Middlesex,Staffordshire Universities and Sheffield Hallam University to undertake research to support the Sheffield Needs A Pay Rise campaign. The research will focus on and seek to capture the experiences of people, including disabled people, who are or have been in low paid and insecure employment (zero hours contracts, temporary and part time work) plus any impact on claiming benefits, including Universal Credit. A focus group for disabled people is planned for w/c 16 April if you would like to take part.

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  • Guide To Employing Disabled People In TV Sector

    Guide To Employing Disabled People In TV Sector

    Channel 4’s guide includes a range of practical advice on how to find disabled talent, how to make a company more attractive to disabled people , ways to offer support to disabled employees and 5 good reasons for employing disabled people.

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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the next Step to Employment

    Walking for Purpose - Take the next Step to Employment

    Are you looking for work or know someone who is? This scheme offers exercise, skills for work, free training and workplace visits and is launching its 3rd block of walks on Tuesday 16 January 2018 in two new areas High Green and Chapeltown.

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  • Employable Me and Scope Research Recommendations

    Employable Me and Scope Research Recommendations

    The BBC2 series Employable Me has returned, following the story of eight jobseekers who have taken part in a scheme which brings together people from across the disability spectrum to help each other with the challenge of finding employment. In a report earlier this year Scope has called for employers to make it clear that adjustments and support are available, to create more senior roles for disabled people and develop peer support opportunities.

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  • Employ Me - Here I Am

    Employ Me - Here I Am

    Employ Me is Mencap’s employment programme developed with people with a learning disability and designed to help people with a learning disability to learn new skills and find work. The service is free to anyone unemployed with a learning disability over the age of 18.

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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the next step to Employment

    Walking for Purpose - Take the next step to Employment

    Are you looking for work or know someone who is? This scheme offers exercise, skills for work, free training and workplace visits and is launching the 2nd block of walks on Tuesday 10th October in two new areas in Darnall and Lowedges.

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  • DWP reports 'empathy' approach works better than sanctions 'stick'

    DWP reports 'empathy' approach works better than sanctions 'stick'

    DWP reports evaluating the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) additional support trials which took place in 2015,conclude that more support for disabled people into work achieves better results in moving ESA claimants towards the labour market.

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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the next step to employment

    Walking for Purpose - Take the next step to employment

    Are you looking for work or know someone who is? This scheme offers exercise, skills for work, free training and workplace visits.

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