Specialist Employability Support is intensive support and training to help you into work if you’re disabled.
You can apply if other employment programmes and schemes, such as Access to Work, are not suitable for you.
To apply you must:
- have a disability or health condition that affects the work you can do
- be unemployed
- be between school leaving age and State Pension age
- be a UK resident
You’ll usually get Specialist Employability Support for 12 months.
How to apply
Contact your local Jobcentre Plus to apply. You’ll be assessed by a provider. They’ll tell you when your support can start and how long you’ll get it for.
You’ll be able to choose the organisation that supports you. The main organisations include:
- your local Jobcentre Plus
- Shaw Trust
- Kennedy Scott
- Royal National College for the Blind
- The Deaf Trust