August 2010

Publisher: 
Supported Employment Associations
Topics: 
Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2009
Type: 
Best practice, Framework

The European Union for Supported Employment (EUSE) has produced a range of papers outlining their position regarding a variety of Supported Employment issues and topics. These papers have been produced by the European Union of Supported Employment/Leonardo Partnership as part of the European Supported Employment Toolkit.

http://www.euse.org

Publisher: 
BASE
Topics: 
Learning disabilities, Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2010
Type: 
Best practice

Steven is 17 years old and has a learning disability. Steven always wanted to work in the local tyre recovery business not far from where he lives in Tudhoe. Steven contacted Bishop Auckland College on leaving school to discuss real work opportunities and courses that would help Steven to reach his goal of paid work

Publisher: 
BASE
Topics: 
Learning disabilities, Quality, Supported employment
Type: 
Best practice

Working Link in Sandwell have been using working interviews as a way of increasing job outcomes for people with disabilities. This case study describes how Sonja benefited. Working interviews are a means of demonstrating competency in the workplace as an alternative to formal interviews. Competencies can be observed and judged using much the same criteria as is used to judge interview performance. Working interviews normally last no longer than 2 weeks and are viewed as a reasonable adjustment to the recruitment process.