Information for our Employers
WayFinder Specialist Employment Service is dedicated to finding you the career of your dreams through supported employment.
What is a
A Supported Internship is part of Landmarks Specialist College's Employability Pathway funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency for adults with additional needs who want to gain experience in the world of work aged 16-25 years old.
Each Intern will be fully supported by a Job Coach until such time that they are able to work independently.
This Pathway aims to give the Intern real work experience that could possibly lead to voluntary or paid employment.
is on Offer?
Each Intern will have specialist support provided by Landmarks by way of a Job Coach, supporting them to perform the role required in the workplace. They will have regular contact with their Job Coach who will make sure their placement is going to plan.
What Support is on Offer?
Employing someone with learning difficulties can sometimes leave employers feeling anxious about what they need to consider when taking on a new member of staff. Some employers are unsure of what they need to do, unsure of what to expect or even if a person with learning disabilities would fit into the team.
WayFinder Recruitment believes there are many benefits to employing someone with a learning disability and we’ve listed below what we think are some of the main benefits to your business
Other Benefits of a Supported Internship
At the end of his placement, Edward was offered a part time voluntary position at The Grand Care Home and it didn’t take him long to achieve the Employee of the Month Award.
Who we work with
Eckington (Head Office)
43 Market Street
7 Claredon Street
Unit 1 Clare Court
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