Leicester City Employment Hub
The Leicester Employment Hub work directly with job seekers helping them find local employment, courses, apprenticeships and volunteering, and with employers offering recruitment support and assistance with grants.
Work and skills Leicestershire
Skills, training, employment: Work & Skills Leicestershire – supporting the residents of Leicestershire to achieve their work goals, whatever their situation.
Preparing for adulthood: Careers, jobs and training
Leicestershire County Council are on hand to support with a range of opportunities to help you find and apply for a job or training.
Employment Support Service
The Employment Support Service from Rutland County Council helps adults with learning difficulties, disabilities, autism and mental health needs to get into employment, whether it be paid or voluntary.
Further support services
Life Links: Employment and Educational Services
Providing a range of support from their bases in Leicester, Blaby and Oadby/Wigston.
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust- Employment Support Service
Designed for adult patients open to community mental health teams, psychosis intervention and early recovery (PIER) and assertive outreach.
Its aim is to provide information, advice, guidance and support to find paid work, as part of a recovery plan.
Leicestershire Empowerment for Autism Today
LEAT is a charitable organisation providing a wide range of specialist support services to young people and adults with Asperger Syndrome who live in the city of Leicester or the county of Leicestershire.
Shaw Trust- Work and Health Programme
A programme funded by the Department of Work and Pensions aimed at improving employment outcomes for people with health conditions or disabilities. They have employment consultants locally who support candidates from a variety of backgrounds into employment.
Connexions is a careers service for young people aged 16 to 19, or up to 25 for young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).
They have specialist personal advisers who are trained to work with young people with SEND to help them make decisions about their future.
You can drop in at 2 Wellington Street, Leicester, LE1 6HL or call them on 0116 4541770
Autism East Midlands
A registered charity who support autistic people in the East Midlands, by offering:
- Employability support – to help people find jobs.
- Intensive support – breaking down barriers to employment so that people can find work.
- In-work support – to help people stay in work via the DWP Access To Work scheme