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Employment and training

Employ Me

Employment Support Service which enables individuals with a learning disability or difficulty to gain paid employment or unpaid work experience in the open market, as well as supported internships, traineeships or apprenticeships. The 52 week programme includes the following; Peer support workshops and skills development…
Telephone:
0773 3128852
E-mail:
dennis.shattell@mencap.org.uk
Website:
https://www.mencap.org.uk/.../employment-services

Lily’s Social Kitchen - Supported Work Experience - Canterbury

About Lily's Social Kitchen At Lily’s Social Kitchen, we offer a range of supported work experience opportunities for people with learning difficulties/disabilities, autism and/or physical disabilities.  Lily’s Social Kitchen work placements are primarily based at Lily’s Bistro, a public cafe in the middle of Canterbury.…
Telephone:
01227 769555
E-mail:
info@lilysbistrocatering.com
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/

Let's Get Working project

Let's Get Working is a fully funded employability project supporting adults with long-term health conditions or disabilities to take positive steps towards accessing employment or training. We work with people on a 1:1 basis, meeting in local libraries. 
Telephone:
01227 469956
E-mail:
j.bartindale@sekgroup.org.uk
Website:
https://www.sekgroup.org.uk

Engage Education

Engage are a recruitment agency who offer job opportunities for teachers across Kent and the wider UK.
Telephone:
0333 800 7800
E-mail:
enquiries@engage-education.com
Website:
https://engage-education.com/

London Futures - The Change Foundation

London Futures is an employability programme for young Londoners 18 - 25 with a learning disability, facing social isolation and loneliness. Using sport and specialised mentoring, these young Londoners unite to compete in employability challenges to improve their career aspirations and become more integrated in…
Telephone:
07824 589517
E-mail:
ryanjones@changefdn.org.uk
Website:
www.thechangefoundation.org.uk

Spadework - In West Malling, providing day opportunities for adults with learning and other disabilities

Spadework offers independent living skills training and work experience to adults with learning difficulties. This is done through activities such as: Growing plants sold in the garden centre; Growing fruit and vegetables served in the café and sold in the farm shop; Making cakes, jam and chutneys…
Telephone:
01732 870002
E-mail:
info@spadework.org.uk
Website:
www.spadework.net/.../index.html
Age Range:
19-25
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Autism, Physical sensory/medical

Royal British Legion Industries - supporting disabled people to find paid work

We are passionate about helping people into work, supporting them to create a brighter future for themselves.  Across the South of England we provide support to people with disabilities and others who are out of work or need support to stay in work. LET’S GET…
Telephone:
01622 795945
E-mail:
letsgetworking@rbli.co.uk
Website:
https://rbli.co.uk/
Age Range:
19-25
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Language difficulty, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Communication and interaction, Autism, Physical sensory/medical, Behaviour and learning

Royal British Legion Industries RBLI

The RBLI provide welfare, healthcare and housing services for veterans and ex-armed services personnel and their families. Extensive support is provided, including residential nursing, supported accommodation and rehabilitation and a work programme designed to help: CV Building interview preparation job searching and application confidence building.…
Telephone:
01622 79 59 54
01622 79 59 00
Website:
www.rbli.co.uk

Brogdale CIC

Brogdale CIC is a Community Interest Company that specialises in providing exciting, fun, educational activities and work experience for disabled young people.  The organisation has six college sites across Ashford, Faversham Iwade, Sittingbourne and (newly) the Isle of Sheppey. We have a range of clubs for fun social…
Telephone:
07812416344
E-mail:
info@brogdalecic.co.uk
Website:
http:\\brogdalecic.co.uk
Age Range:
11-18, 19-25
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Hearing impaired, Language difficulty, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Severe learning difficulty, Visually impaired, Communication and interaction, Autism, Physical sensory/medical, Profound, severe or complex, Behaviour and learning

Kent Volunteers

The Lord Lieutenant's Office is working in partnership with Volunteer Centres across Kent to help people connect with local volunteering opportunities. Ashford Volunteer Centre is the lead Volunteer Centre in this partnership, in relation to the Kent Volunteers website and is co-ordinating the opportunities on this…
E-mail:
contact@ashfordvc.org.uk
Website:
https://kentvolunteers.org.uk/
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages
Disablities:
Learning difficulty

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