Disability support: Workable (NI) (https://www.nibusinessinfo.co.uk/content/disability-support-workable-ni)

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Workable (NI) gives people with disabilities the opportunity to work in a wide variety of jobs
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Workable (NI) gives people with disabilities the opportunity to work in a wide variety of jobs

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Workable (NI) is a programme that gives people with disabilities the opportunity of working in a wide variety of jobs. It provides a flexible range of long term support and assists people who, due to their disability, encounter substantial barriers to finding and staying in employment. Read more on Workable (NI) (https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/workable-ni).

The programme is delivered by three organisations contracted by the Department for Communities (DfC):

These organisations have extensive experience of meeting the vocational needs of people with disabilities.

The provision under Workable (NI) can include support such as:

  • assigning a job coach to assist the worker with a disability and their colleagues adapt to the needs of the particular job
  • extra training
  • disability awareness training

Read further information from Supported Employment Solutions about Workable (NI) and the benefits to employers (http://www.sesni.org.uk/employers-information-available/).

Access Workable (NI) case studies (https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/publications/health-and-work-support-branch-workable-ni-and-case-studies).

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