Supported Employment, Apprenticeships and Employment Services

Bemix

bemix
Supported Employment
Music and media projects
Discovery Catering café
Life Choices one to one support. Group support
Sports net – sport group
Lily’s Social Kitchen project, ECO Shed woodwork and recycle arts, Risky Business drama group
Bemix Video

Contact email: referrals@bemix.org or click here

Contact phone: 07410980720



Britain's Bravest Manufacturing Company

Britains Bravest

Britain’s Bravest Manufacturing Company (BBMC) is a social enterprise
run by Royal British Legion Industries, and is one of the largest and
most successful social enterprises in the UK.
With factories in Kent and Surrey, it directly employs over 100 people, with
wounded, injured & sick veterans, and people with disabilities making up 70% of the workforce.

Contact email: BBMC@rbli.co.uk

Contact phone: 01622 795900







Catch 22

Catch 22

Supported Internships
Vocational Training and Employability
Apprenticeship programmes and initiatives to help people into work.
We offer learning and training opportunities for students who don’t want
to stay in a traditional academic environment and help those who have
struggled to find work through conventional routes

Catch 22 Prospectus Section 1

Catch 22 Prospectus Section 2

Catch 22 Prospectus Section 3

Contact email: ReadyToWorkKent@theeducationpeople.org
Contact Phone: 03000 414 005





Forward 2 Employment

Forward to Emplyment

Forward2Employment work alongside Fortis Trust to support young people in Medway and Kent
to find permanent and purposeful employment.

F2E Video

Contact Email: Forward2employment@fortistrust.co.uk

Contact Phone: 01634 683990 - Elizabeth Halton





Foxes Academy

Foxes
Foxes is a very special place. We believe in changing lives and giving our students the skills, knowledge
and confidence to successfully shape their own futures. Our mission is to equip young adults with learning
disabilities to find sustainable employment in the hospitality sector and to live independently.

Foxes Academy Video 

Contact Email: admissions@foxesacademy.ac.uk
Contact Phone: 01643 708529 Ext 1027


Kent Training and Apprenticeships

Kent Training and Apprent

Supported Internships
Work ready Training

Contact email: enquiries@kentmentorsupport.co.uk

Sittingbourne Adult Education Centre
Unit A-B London Road Trading Estate
London Road
Sittingbourne
Kent
ME10 1SX



Kent Supported Employment

Education People

Our Specialist Employment Service provides a range of services to support individuals to gain and sustain paid employment. We use a one-to-one, person-centred approach, tailored to best suit the individual’s needs. Utilising our specialist knowledge and experience of services for vulnerable learner groups, adults with a disability or disadvantage, and SEND students.

This support is also available to businesses, offering tailored, flexible support to help our client groups to learn the role and integrate into the business.

This ensures a greater diversity of staff and skill sets to meet your business need and enable individuals to reach their full potential.
We offer free training and support within the workplace, which reduces recruitment cost and improves retention.

As a leading provider of supported employment, our service also provides consultancy and training to organisations and education providers, including face to face and online learning modules for staff to learn the model of support. We are currently offering an overview to Supported Employment online module, free of charge to all Kent education providers.


Client Leaflet

Website: https://www.theeducationpeople.org/our-expertise/specialist-employment/
Youtube Channel: The Education People
Contact Email:hello@theeducationpeople.org
Contact Phone Number: 0300410781

The Education People - Participate Kent

Contact email: Helen.whitcher@theeducationpeople.org
Contact phone: 07872 414911 / 03000 418830
Website: https://www. kentchoices.co.uk/

Video

The Shaw Trust

Shaw trust

Employability is central to Shaw Trust. Supporting people into the workplace, especially those
with complex needs is a vital service – valuable to individuals, families, communities, businesses
and the economy. Careers support helps people improve their life chances as they enter and
sustain meaningful work and tackle in-work poverty.

Shaw Trust delivers major contracts on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions,

the Education Skills Funding Agency, devolved nations and combined authorities.

Website: https://www.shawtrust.org.uk/what-we-do/

Contact email:  volunteers@shaw-trust.org.uk

Contact Phone Number:  03003033111

 

Scope Support to Work Employment Programme

Scope

Support to Work is an online and telephone support programme for disabled people in England and Wales who are applying for jobs.

Website: https://www.scope.org.uk/employment-services/support-to-work/

Careers Advice Leaflet

Poster with Contact information

Video

Contact email:  Supporttowork@scope.org.uk

Contact Phone number:  0300 2225742

Spadework

spadework

Garden Centre/Farm Shop/Café
Spadework is a charity, which provides care, skills and meaningful opportunities for over 110 adults with learning and other disabilities.

Our aim is to support the trainees, who use our service as they develop their independence and personal skills through social interaction

with the community, providing them with the necessary tools to reach their full potential.

Website: https://spadework.org.uk/who-we-are/

Contact email: info@spadework.org.uk 

Contact phone:  01732 870002

Evenbreak

Evenbreak

Matches disabled job seekers with suitable employers.

Website: www.evenbreak.co.uk

Disability Jobsite

Disability Jobsite

Helps people with a disability to find work by offering ‘barrier-free’ e-recruitment.

Website: www.disabiltyjobsite.co.uk

Disabled Workers Employment

Disabled Workers

Is a registered charity that supports disabled people looking for work It lists the latest job opportunities and provides a space where you can showcase your skills online.

Website: www.disabledworkers.org.uk

EmployAbility

Employability

Disability is the result of disabling environments. The inherent biases in existing recruitment processes and working environments disable many individuals from obtaining and thriving in employment. Our role is to disrupt this status quo and current ways of doing things. We drive the conversation beyond compliance, empowering employers through a road map of practical solutions and achievable goals to ensure all people are truly included.

Website: www.employ-ability.org.uk

Incluzy

Incluzy

What Incluzy does, is help disabled job seekers find work within companies who are committed to inclusion. Covering a range of conditions, Incluzy helps to prepare prospective employees for adapting to a new environment and also aims to educate employers about any adaptations they may need to make to cater to the needs of their new staff members.

Website: www.incluzy.com

Glassdoor

glassdoor

If you’d like to know a little more about a company and other people’s experiences there, visit Glass Door. This website features reviews, average salaries and interview questions for a variety of roles.

Website: https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/index.htm

Disability Confident

Guidance and resources about employing disabled people and how the Disability Confident employer scheme can help you and your business.

Website: https://disabilityconfident.campaign.gov.uk/