If you need help and advice on what you would like to do and the options available to you contact: Connexions on 0208 583 5151 to make an appointment to see someone who can help with careers advice. Some options may include: Supported Internships are programmes that support young people with SEND move from education to employment. Traineeship - if you don’t yet have the skills needed to start your career, a traineeship can give you the experience you need to find a job. Find out about DfE traineeships here Apprenticeships - in an apprenticeship, you can earn a salary while getting on-the-job training job training and qualifications.Other Local Organisations that can help:
Employment Opportunity Service aims to support people over 18 with a disability to find and retain paid employment. If you are looking for paid work or want to take steps towards paid work, then the Employment Opportunities Service may be able to help.
Job Centre Plus Disability Employment Advisor.
Every Job Centre has one. An EHCP should be good enough evidence of a disability or indeed PIP/ESA benefits. They can contact the SEN Team if necessary.
Shaw Trust prepares people with disabilities for employment offering short courses and 1:1 support. Referral is via Job Centre Plus.
Scope – Kick Start: into work service for Hounslow young people
Work Clubs - drop-in service for Hounslow residents: Hounslow House, Tuesdays 2pm to 4pm and Feltham Library, Thursdays 2pm to 4pm.