Valuing People Now

Publisher: 
Central Government, Valuing People Now
Topics: 
Learning disabilities, Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2009
Type: 
Report

Learning disability employment policy in England was led by the Valuing Employment Now (VEN) Team until it was disbanded in April 2010. Employment policy is now led by the Valuing People Now team. Only 6.4% of people with a significant disability are in paid employment in England (2010). Valuing Employment Now was published in June 2009 and is the main cross-Government policy document for England.

Publisher: 
Central Government, Valuing People Now
Topics: 
Learning disabilities, Personal budgets, Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2011
Type: 
Report

This is the interim report into the Jobs First initiative; a pilot where seven sites tested the purchasing of specialist employment support using personal budgets.

Publisher: 
Central Government, Valuing People Now
Topics: 
Learning disabilities, Social care, Policy, Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2008
Type: 
Report

Valuing People Now is the Government's three-year big plan to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities and their families. It covers all aspects of life, including health, housing, getting a paid job, personalisation, transition, advocacy, hate crime and relationships. All people with a learning disability are people first with the right to lead their lives like any others, with the same opportunities and responsibilities, with the same dignity and respect. This strategy is inclusive of those groups who are least often heard and most often excluded. These groups include

Publisher: 
Central Government, Valuing People Now
Topics: 
Learning disabilities, Equality & Diversity, Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2011
Type: 
Easy read

This document provides information about supported employment in an easy read format.

Publisher: 
Policy & research organisations, Valuing People Now
Topics: 
Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2011
Type: 
Report

This paper revisits the aspirations of the authors for supported employment development from 1997 against a changing policy context with the introduction of Valuing People and Valuing People Now. It reviews developments in employment policy, innovation, the framework for funding supported employment and changes in the level of employment for people with learning disabilities since 1997.

Publisher: 
Policy & research organisations, Valuing People Now
Topics: 
Health & Wellbeing, Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2011
Type: 
Research

This is a research report which examines the role of supported employment in promoting the health of people with learning disabilities. Published March 2011.

Publisher: 
Central Government, Valuing People Now
Topics: 
Learning disabilities, Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2011
Type: 
Report

This document presents the financial case for supported employment.

Publisher: 
Central Government, Valuing People Now
Topics: 
Learning disabilities, Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2011
Type: 
Best practice

This is a case study produced by the Valuing People Now team.

Publisher: 
Central Government, Valuing People Now
Topics: 
Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2010
Type: 
Report

In Valuing Employment Now, the Government committed to publish standards for job coaching to drive improvements in supported employment provision, to ensure that more people with learning disabilities, especially people with moderate to severe learning disabilities, get and keep jobs. This paper discusses what makes good supported employment. The document looks at the definition, guiding principles and stages of supported employment.

Publisher: 
Valuing People Now
Topics: 
Learning disabilities, Employer Engagement, Valuing People Now
Year of Publication: 
2005
Type: 
Guidance, Easy read

The Valued in Public document offers guidance to the public sector about recruiting people with a learning disability.

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