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Employment Opportunities, CareTrade Charitable Trust

Local Offer

To provide employment support to young adults with autism living in London. To increase opportunities for work experience, develop employability skills, apply for jobs and succeed in employment.

Support available

  • A series of eight workshops focusing on developing employability skills
  • 1:1 sessions with CareTrade staff to undertake job searching/applications/interviews etc.
  • Access to supported work experience opportunities and our mock interview programme
  • Weekly group sessions with peers and Programme Coordinator to discuss experiences/progress
  • Support at interviews
  • In work support once employment is secured if required (funded by Access to Work)
  • Support is provided for up to nine months.

Service details

Age Range
18-30 years old
with a diagnosis of autism
who wants to work
Cost(s)
Amount
There is a ‘per person’ fee. Where a young person qualifies for support from Social Services this may be funded by the Local Authority. Alternatively this may be met privately. We will advise you on who to approach within your Local Authority if you don’t have a social worker. If you already receive Direct Payments from Social Services then you will be responsible for meeting the costs of the course.

How we support SEND 

SEND Details

To provide Employment Support to young adults with autism living in London. To increase opportunities for work experience, develop employability skills, apply for jobs and succeed in employment.

How is this provided?
- A series of 8 workshops focusing on developing employability skills
- 1:1 sessions with CareTrade staff to undertake job searching/applications/interviews etc.
- Access to supported work experience opportunities and our mock interview programme
- Weekly group sessions with peers and Programme Coordinator to discuss experiences/progress
- Support at interviews
- In work support once employment is secured if required (funded by Access to Work)
- Support is provided for up to 9 months.

Environment

Young people can self-refer- request an application form from the email address in the contact us section.

If you have a social worker please speak with them about this and if you don’t please contact your Local Authority and request an assessment.

If parents/carers/professionals know a young person who may be interested they must ask the young person to complete the application/to be supported to complete it. We also hold information sessions which are advertised on our website www.care-trade.org

Where to go

Name of venue
The Clarence Centre
Venue address
6 St Georges Circus
Southwark
London
Postcode
SE1 6FE

Who to contact

Name
Demelza Danaher
Telephone
07805637599
Email
demelza.danaher@caretradeuk.org
Website
http://www.care-trade.org
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