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Employment / Further Education

Helpful Links and information

  • Access to work Get support from the government if you have a disability or health condition, ranging from equipment to a job coach.

  • Ambitious About Autism - Some useful toolkits with information on inclusive youth groups and physical / mental health. Great resources for young people, parents and professionals. 

  • Ambitious about Autism - A great range of practical resources, including templates and posters, that young people can download and use at home. 

  • EmployAbility was established in 2006 as the not-for-profit organisation dedicated to assisting students and graduates with all disabilities, including dyslexia or long term health conditions, into employment. They have a wide network of relationships with universities, other disability charities and many other key stakeholders, and are always looking to reach out to new candidates.

  • Leanard Cheshire - Opportunities for 10-35 year olds - Can Do is a skills development programme for individuals aged 10-35 with a disability or long term health condition.

  • National Autistic Society has a booklet and lots of helpful online information on the workplace, your rights and links to support, assessment and how your employer should support you.


  • Realise Futures Are contracted by Essex county council to deliver supported employment program across Essex to Adults with disabilities. The website has a phone number and contact email form and an advisor will get back to you. Their service can begin at preparation for work, right through to on going in work support.​​​​



  • REMPLOY - Access to work Mental health support service This confidential service delivered by Remploy is funded by the Department for Work and Pensions and is available at no charge to any employees with depression, anxiety, stress or other mental health issues affecting their work. You can self refer to this service.

  • Stake Recruitment - An organisation helping neurodiverse individuals find jobs with inclusive employers.

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