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Autism Plus Specialist Employment Services

Summary
Autism Plus Specialist Employment Support help people with neurodiverse conditions to increase their confidence and employability skills.


Description

Autism Plus Specialist Employment Services aim to increase confidence and employability skills of individuals with autism and related conditions living across the UK. We offer face to face support in South Yorkshire, Derbyshire, North Yorkshire and East Riding and can offer remote support across the remaining parts of the UK as required. 

Our Specialist Employment team deliver a range of programmes and interventions for adults with autism, Asperger Syndrome, learning difficulties, mental health conditions and related conditions.

Our services are tailored to individual needs and focus on providing support to help individuals overcome barriers and progress towards employment, education or further training.

Our aim is to empower individuals to believe in themselves and take control of their own futures, overcoming barriers and moving closer towards their goals.


Description of employment support provided
Preparing for Work
Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
Careers advice & guidance
Information, advice & guidance
Life skills
Help being part of your community
Help with communication
Training and Qualifications
Advice on funding for training
IT skills & training
Work Experience
Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
Careers advice & guidance
Information, advice & guidance
Life skills
Help being part of your community
Help with communication
In-work Support
Mentoring & buddying
Getting to work/ reasonable adaptations to the workplace
Keyworker support in the workplace
Access to work / Other support
Jobs
CV/Application form support
Job search & job search methods
Careers advice / job coaching
Support into self-employment
A specialist disability careers advisor
Support at interview
Interview techniques
Support to apply for jobs
Job matching

Who to contact

Contact Name
Suzanne Eusman
Contact Position
Head of Specialist Employment Services
Telephone
01143840284
E-mail
Suzanne.eusman@autismplus.co.uk
Website
https://autismplus.co.uk/.../employment-support
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/AutismPlusSES

Where to go

Name
The Exchange Brewery
Address
Bridge Street
Sheffield
S3 8NS

When is it on?

Time / Date Details
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Time of day
Evening
Afternoon
Morning
Session Information
Out of hours support is available - please contact the team to discuss your needs

Inclusion Information

Supports special needs and disabilities
Yes
Special needs and disabilities experience
No diagnosis yet
Social, emotional and mental health needs
Medical Needs or long term illness
Down's Syndrome
ADD/ADHD
Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulty
Severe Learning Difficulty
Dyslexia
Moderate Learning Difficulty

Other Details

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Self Referral possible. Contact our team directly to discuss individual needs

Facilities
  • Parking
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Quiet Area
  • Secure setting
  • ICT Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms

Miscellaneous

Charity Number
518591

Local Offer

Description

We provide personalised support to suit individual needs from confidence building, employability skills, support to secure work placements, support in employment as well as supporting to secure and sustain voluntary work as required. 

Contact Name
Suzanne Eusman
Contact Telephone
01143840284
Contact Email
suzanne.eusman@autismplus.co.uk
Links

Local Offer Age Bands
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
SEN Provision Type
Specialist

General Extended Local Offer Response

Eligibility criteria for your service and any priority groups 

Contact us to discuss individual needs

Staffing arrangements 
Staffing levels varied according to need
How do you communicate with your service users? 
Parent training
Directly with parents/carers
Progress updates provided

Last Updated
11/10/2020
Keywords
autism, employment, neurodivere, asperger syndrome, support, confidence
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