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Civil Service internship

An exciting three-week work experience opportunity in the Civil Service is being offered to 60 autistic young people. This information is shared by Ambitious About Autism To apply, you must be: autistic aged between 18 and 25 at the … Read Article about Civil Service internship

National strategy for autistic children, young people and adults: 2021 to 2026

The government’s national strategy for improving the lives of autistic people and their families and carers in England, and implementation plan for 2021 to 2022. … Read Article about National strategy for autistic children, young people and adults: 2021 to 2026

Kickstart Scheme 2021

Are you a disability confident business? Kickstart are creating great opportunities for employers and young people. The kickstart scheme is to fund hundreds of job placements for young people. By signing up to Kickstart you can have young … Read Article about Kickstart Scheme 2021

Exhibition invitation | Northside House at East Gallery

Sharing details of an exhibition hosted by Hospital Rooms, Norwich University of the Arts and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust Exhibition detailsCavendish House, St Andrews Street, Norwich, NR2 4AE Tuesday 16 November 2021 – … Read Article about Exhibition invitation | Northside House at East Gallery

5 Stories that celebrate people with Down syndrome

October is Down Syndrome Month and a perfect time to recognize how much those with developmental challenges enrich the world. Words from aleteia.org In a bid to help raise awareness, feel free to share their incredible stories with your friends … Read Article about 5 Stories that celebrate people with Down syndrome

National Disability Strategy

The government has launched the new National Disability Strategy! The strategy explains: – How they want the lives of disabled people to improve.– What the different parts of the government will do to help improve the lives of disabled people.– … Read Article about National Disability Strategy

Top Tips for employers

Top Tips for employers developed by young people with Autism - developed by young people at Suffolk One with support from the Suffolk County Council Engagement Hub team. Please feel free to use, share and promote with your networks, employers … Read Article about Top Tips for employers

Work Well Suffolk drop-in sessions

Do you need support with education, training employment, self-employment and wellbeing? Work Well Suffolk can help. Work Well Suffolk are running drop-in sessions at Chantry Library in Ipswich. The sessions will be hosted by Wendy Frost. The … Read Article about Work Well Suffolk drop-in sessions

Webinar: Co-production Week 2021

A Webinar from the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) Have I got co-production news for you For Co-production Week 2021 SCIE are bringing back ‘Have I got co-production news for you’. It’s a webinar that will answer all of the … Read Article about Webinar: Co-production Week 2021

Self Employment & Organisational Adaptations: supporting people to get a job

Preparing for Adulthood are holding 2 online events on Thursday 25 March to learn about the ways that organisations have adapted to enable young people with additional needs to be employed. The first of these focuses on self-employment. SESSION 2| … Read Article about Self Employment & Organisational Adaptations: supporting people to get a job

Self-isolation support payments

If you are on a low income and are unable to work because you have been told by NHS Test and Trace that you have to self-isolate, you may be eligible for a lump sum payment of £500 as part of the Government’s Test and Trace Support Payment … Read Article about Self-isolation support payments

New help on offer for disabled people working from home during the pandemic

Disabled people can now benefit from financial support to work from home, thanks to an extension to the Access to Work scheme. Those working from home or in the workplace with a disability will benefit from extra help, thanks to an extension of … Read Article about New help on offer for disabled people working from home during the pandemic

WorkReady resource 5 – Writing a job application – an easy-read guide

Introducing #WorkReady – a collaborative project between Ace Anglia, Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust and Thinklusive. Together with people with a learning disability and / or autism, we co-produced easy-read resources to encourage people … Read Article about WorkReady resource 5 – Writing a job application – an easy-read guide

WorkReady resource 4 – Applying for a job in the NHS

Introducing #WorkReady – a collaborative project between Ace Anglia, Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust and Thinklusive. Together with people with a learning disability and / or autism, we co-produced easy-read resources to encourage people … Read Article about WorkReady resource 4 – Applying for a job in the NHS