Scope employment service supports disabled people in gaining and sustaining meaningful work in large corporations, public sector bodies and with local employers. Our service is available to all disabled people, including those with cerebral palsy, autism, dysphagia, epilepsy, mental health problems, mobility problems and many more.

Disability Employment Advisors (DEAs) are based at Job Centres. They can help you find a job or gain new skills. They can also carry out an 'employment assessment' and advise on the most suitable work for you. DEAs will tell you about the support available and suitable job vacancies.

Access To Work is a government-funded programme which gives practical advice and support to disabled people who are working, self-employed or looking for a job.

Work Choice is a government initiative that has replaced Workstep, Work Preparation and the Job Introduction Scheme. It supports disabled people in work and offers help to employers so they can employ more disabled people.

The Knowledge Base is an open, free source of information and resources, both for supported employment and for disability employment support generally. Resources include practical guidance and support, policy and research reports, evaluations, framework documents and links to relevant content.

Remploy is one of the UK’s leading providers of employment services for people with learning disabilities. Remploy's mission is to provide sustainable employment opportunities by creating equality in employment.

Preparing for Adulthood is funded by the Department for Education as part of the delivery support for the SEN and disability reforms. It offers a number of resources and publications about employment, supported internships and study programmes, as well as positive stories about disabled people in work.


Future Ambitions is a brand new service aimed at supporting young disabled people aged 16 to 25 in Hackney, Islington, Newham and Tower Hamlets into long-term sustainable employment.

Worksmart supports young disabled people (16 to 25) living in London into employment or training. 

The Camden Society offers a range of employment and learning services for people with learning disabilities. It offers support to employers to help them understand various forms of disability in the workplace.

Kith & Kids Employment and Life Skills Project supports young adults who have a learning disability and / or autism to develop skills to access further education and employment. Parents can also access support and information relating to carers' needs assessment, personal budget management and residential provision.

South East 

South East Employment Network (SEEN) helps disabled jobseekers in the South East to find and keep paid employment.


Aldingbourne Trust provides training and development for adults with learning disabilities. It offers accredited work preparation through Work Aid, working with employers, agencies, specialist benefit advisors and partnerships. The Trust also provides training by people with learning disabilities.

Worcestershire and Warwickshire

Where Next provides work experience and accredited training in a real working environment to people with learning disabilities or other additional needs. There are work opportunities through social enterprises in Redditch, Worcestershire and Studley, Warwickshire.