Wales Council of the Blind

Services with the keyword: employment

Access to Work - (UK Government)

Access to Work can help you get or stay in work if you have a physical or mental health condition or disability. The support you get will depend on your needs. Through Access to Work, you can apply for: a grant to help pay for practical support with your work; support with managing your mental health at work; money to pay for communication support at job interviews.

Access Unlimited - (Royal Society for Blind Children)

A gateway to RSBC services in Wales: Employment; Assistive Technology; Family Support; Information and Advice; Activities. In partnership with North Wales Society for the Blind, Vision Support, Wales Council of the Blind, Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services Council, Boys and Girls Clubs of Wales.

Blind in Business employment support - (Blind in Business)

Blind in Business provide a range of services aimed at assisting visually impaired graduates into employment. These include assistance with applications, practice interview sessions, advice on job hunting and help with networking.

Deafblind UK Employability Support - (Deafblind UK)

Support to develop your employability skills.

Employment Support Service - (RNIB)

Help with looking for work or helping you to stay in work for people with sight loss.

Get Set Progress - (Thomas Pocklington Trust)

Thomas Pocklington Trust's Get Set Progress provides paid internships for blind and partially sighted people to secure that first rung on the career ladder or who are returning to work following a career break.

JobSense - (Elite Supported Employment Agency)

By using Specialist Employment Advisers, we're able to support people with sight &/or hearing loss, through a range of interventions tailored to the needs and circumstances of the individual. In partnership with Centre of Sign Sight Sound (COS), Merthyr Tydfil Institute for the Blind (MTIB), and Agoriad Cyf, ELITE's role in JobSense is to work with jobseekers who have sight &/or hearing loss. We also work with employers to enable their ability to recruit from a diverse workforce inclusively.

QAC Advance2work - (Queen Alexandra College)

If you are aged 18 or above and want to move into employment, the advance2work programme at Queen Alexandra College in Birmingham may be able to help. It aims to help you fill any skills gaps, get some work experience and find a job as quickly as possible. The College's experienced staff of tutors and Employment Consultants will work with you on your individualised programme which can last from a few weeks up to a year if necessary. The programme is funded by the Dept for Work & Pensions.

Texthelp access software - (Text Help)

Our products support literacy, numeracy and accessibility in the classroom and the workplace. Get access on any device or platform, wherever you're working.

UCAN Arts Awards - (UCAN Productions)

Arts Award is a range of unique qualifications supporting anyone aged up to 25 to grow as artists and arts leaders, inspiring them to connect with and take part in the wider arts world through taking challenges in an art form - from drama to digital art, pottery to poetry. Through progressing through the five levels, children and young people get to: discover the enjoyment of creating and participating in arts activities; experience arts events; develop creative and communication skills that are essential for success in 21st century life; explore the work of artists and craftspeople and gain insights into the professional arts world; gain experience and knowledge to help progress into further education and employment.

Working on Wellbeing (WoW) - (Legacy in the Community)

WoW is a programme that offers support and training to people who live with disabilities and long-term health conditions.

Works For Me - (Thomas Pocklington Trust)

Thomas Pocklington Trust service tailored to individuals’ needs. It supports blind and partially sighted people to develop skills and provides advice to transition to the workplace, navigate the job market or further careers.