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Employment and volunteering

Support is available for people with a learning or autism who have an assessed need  to learn about, obtain and maintain employment and to take part in enterprise activities across the borough.

Next Enterprises offers opportunities to people with autism and learning disabilities to gain valuable work experience in preparation for employment. This is the ideal place to try out different types of jobs in different settings, to find out what you are good at and what you enjoy. Opportunities include gardening, ground maintenance, clerical, retail, training and catering. It's also a great way to make new friends and be join in the community.

To find out more watch the Next Steps Enterprises film:

We can provide information, advice and support to individuals whilst in employment. The team can also work with employers to ensure smooth induction and training for people when they start work.

For further information on any of the above contact Adult Social Care Direct using the information at the bottom of the page.

To find out more, visit our volunteering pages.


Contact Adult Social Care

There are many ways to contact the adult social care team, both online and over the phone.

We encourage people who can contact us online to do so, as it helps to free up phone lines for emergencies or for those who don't have access to or the skills to use computers.

Contact Adult Social Care