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  • My Employment Plan

    My Employment Plan

    This week marks the launch of “My Employment Plan”, a tool coproduced by people with lived experience and employment organisations across South Yorkshire. The plan helps a person and their employer talk about and agree on things that might help them both in the workplace, sometimes called ‘reasonable adjustments’.

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  • New Recruitment Guidance for Employers

    New  Recruitment Guidance for Employers

    New guidance stressing that employers are allowed to reserve jobs for disabled people should help narrow the disability employment gap, say the Disabled People’s Organisations that asked for the legal advice to be published. The guidance, ‘Using Protected Characteristics in Recruitment’ is now available for employers from ACAS.

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  • Workplace Adjustments Survey Results

    Workplace Adjustments Survey Results

    Workplaces are still not as inclusive for disabled people as they need to be and employees are still waiting too long for the adjustments they need to reduce or remove the barriers they experience in their jobs, a new survey by the Business Disability Forum shows.

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  • We're Hiring a Project Support Worker

    We're Hiring a Project Support Worker

    We are looking to recruit a Project Support Worker. The successful applicant will be working in a small but busy team assisting with the day to day running of Sheffield Voices, our learning disability self-advocacy project. The closing date for applications to be received is 5pm 9th June 2023

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  • Round-up Of New Opportunities

    Round-up Of New Opportunities

    Opportunity Sheffield, the employment and skills service in Sheffield City Council, has released its latest news bulletin. It is made up of programmes which help employed and unemployed people advance their careers through new jobs, apprenticeships, work placements, courses and other training options and hosts a range of regular events.

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  • Just Say Yes

    Just Say Yes

    Interested in improving your digital skills? Leonard Cheshire’s YES Course is for young adults (16+) with a disability. The sessions will start at 10.30am and finish at 12pm every Thursday, beginning on the 16th March 2023.and will take place on Zoom for four weeks. Register now and you might get a free tablet.

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  • Find Good Work

    Find Good Work

    Sheffield based organisation Good Work thinks that people with disabilities and health conditions are among every organisation’s best and most resilient employees.They help ‘amazing people’ to find, stay and thrive in employment and can support you to find full or part time work.

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  • IDAS Recruiting Disability Domestic Violence Advisor

    IDAS Recruiting Disability Domestic Violence Advisor

    Are you passionate about keeping people safe from abuse and violence? IDAS is recruiting to several roles across Yorkshire, including a Disability IDVA and welcomes people with lived experience of disability to apply. The closing date is Monday 10th October

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  • Employment Support for Young Adults with SEND

    Employment Support for Young Adults with SEND

    Autism Plus is offering a new free employment support programme for young adults ( 18 -24 yr olds) with SEND in Sheffield. The programme is person centred, delivered on a 1-1 basis with some optional group sessions, focusing on areas such as confidence boosting, identifying and understanding their own needs, independence skills, money management, preparing for interviews and reasonable adjustments in the workplace.

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  • Work Coach Support For Disabled Jobseekers.

    Work Coach Support For Disabled Jobseekers.

    Disabled people who want to move into employment will be given ‘Work Coach’ support due to a new government scheme, campaigning organisation Disability Rights UK has reported. However they have called for it not to be made compulsory.It follows a preview of Welfare Reforms given by Minister for Disabled People Chloe Smith which are due to be announced in a summer 2022 Government White Paper.

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