It’s hoped the new skills and experience the successful candidate learns will enable them to gain full time employment following the placement.
The host employer will be given both financial and practical support to assist in the process, which begins from advertising through to funding the placement.
With the right support blind and partially sighted people can do most jobs that a sighted person can do. Now, as never before, access technology helps people with sight loss overcome many of the barriers to getting a job.
Whilst the benefits to the individual are clear, this exciting scheme has many advantages for the employing organisation. The placement lasts for 50 weeks and the individual works for 21 hours. The project helps employers by:
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