Businesses are being offered free training to support an individual with learning disabilities or autism into work and reap a wide range of benefits for their company.
The Discovery Supported Employment team has coached more than 120 people into work across Somerset since 2017, but many employers are not taking advantage of the talented pool of disabled candidates seeking work.
In the UK, 65% of people with a learning disability would like to be in paid employment, but only 6% are currently in work.
As experts in this area, Discovery can help. The charity offers a comprehensive training package to employers consisting of:
Discovery is looking for businesses which can offer:
To find out more, get in touch with Discovery by telephoning 0300 303 9013 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.