Employment Service

The principal function of our Employment Team is to find you a job. Our service includes training, job coaching, employer engagement, internships and placement support. So when you are ready to make your mark our advisors will be with you every step of the way.

We can:

  • Expand your skill set
  • Help you find a job that matches your strengths and promotes independence
  • Assist with application forms and CV writing
  • Support you before and during the interview process
  • Even contribute to your progress after you’ve been hired
  • Secure workplace adjustments
  • Provide assistance with Access to Work

Jodie

“When I came to AoD they helped me out a huge amount; they got my confidence up and gave me good advice and guidance. They set me up with a trial at the National Theatre. At the end of the trial the National offered me a paid job. I was so proud of myself. AoD are still supporting me and it makes a huge difference to know that they are there by my side. Disabled people can work if you give them a chance to show you what their skills are, I’d like to support other disabled people so they don’t sit indoors and feel like they can’t do it; just get out there and follow your dreams.”

Jodie

Alastair

We’re so pleased that Alastair, one of our supported interns, is doing so well in his job at Gail’s Bakery. He undertook three placements organised by AoD and then applied for the job supported by our job coach. “I even prefer this to an office; I love working with a really nice team over the money”. Alastair aspires to become a manager of the bakery one day and is glad to have his foot in the right place on the career ladder.

Alaistar
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