Ways into Work
Last updated: 23/08/2022
Ways into Work is a Community Interest Company that deliveres a range of Supported Employment services. Supporting individuals with a Disability to access Employment Opportunities.
Ways into Work, will support both the inidvidual and Employer to achieve a positive Job Match and then provide the on-going support needed to ensure it is sustainable.
Ways into Work focuses on real paid Employment opportunities that add value.
Who to contact
Where to go
- The Castle School
- RG14 2JG
Ways into work also has a second base within Brookfields School
- Age Ranges
- Referral required
- Referral Details
A referral will be required however Parents and individuals requiring sign posting or general information around Supported Employment and Jobs are welcome to contact Ways into Work team.
Ways into Work delivers high quality Supported Employment services. This involves a process where we get to know the job seeker really well, work with Employers to understand their business needs and effectively match the two together.
Ways into Work has won three National awards for the work they have done supporting individuals with a Disability into Employment.
Ways into Work are passionate about helping people to get a job and also develop a career.
- SEN Provision Type
- Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Medical, Specific Literacy Difficulties, Speech & Language Difficulties, Behavioural, Emotional & Social Difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Physical Disability, Hearing Impairment, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties, Visual Impairment
- Local Offer Age Bands
16 to 18
Ways into Work run a zero rejection policy and therefore if the individual meets the local West Berkshire Eligibility criteria and want to work, we will provide a service.
Individual needs to be 16-25, have a Learning Disability or Autistic Spectrum condition as their primary impairment. However Ways into Work has experience of working with a wide range of young people so can provide support for any secondary impairments.
Individuals will need to be Referred via, Castle School, Brookfields School or Newbury College. However Ways into Work will happily provide information or signposting to individuals who make contact.
Ways into Work has a Feedback and Complaints Policy that can be provided on request. We work in partnership with a User Led Social Enterprise called Disability is Our Ability, who will also support with Peer auditing or feedback.
Ways into Work has a qualified workforce, with over 15 years experience of delivering high quality Supported Employment services. Ways into Work have clear Safeguarding, Health and Safety and Risk Assessment policies and processes.
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