Specialist Employability Support
Specialist Employability Support provides mentoring and training to help you into work if you’re disabled and can’t use other employment programmes.
To apply you must:
- have a disability or health condition that affects the work you can do
- be unemployed
- be between school leaving age and State Pension age
- be a UK resident
Help you can get
There are 2 types of support available. The one best suited to your needs will be determined through an initial assessment. You’ll get either:
the Specialist Employability Support Start Back Provision, which provides intensive support and training for up to 6 months
the Specialist Employability Support Main Provision, which provides longer-term support and training for an agreed length of time (usually 12 months)
How to apply
Contact your local Jobcentre Plus to apply. You’ll be assessed by a provider and they’ll tell you when your support can start.
You’ll be able to choose the organisation that supports you. The main organisations include: