Developing ICT skills and networks of support.
Jobs and training services that enable people with a learning disability to find paid employment.
Mencap believes everyone with a learning disability should have the chance to have a job. Our work and training service Employ Me enables people to develop the skills they need for the workplace.
Mencap has a long history of helping people with a learning disability into employment. Read some of the firsthand stories of people's experiences finding support and work.
Inclusive Employers and Mencap have teamed up to create a national work experience week for people with a learning disability.
There are several employers taking part in Learning Disabilities Work Exerience Week 2013 - see who we're working with...
As part of the Employ Me programme we will work with you to develop and identify the key skills and qualities that could help you gain employment.
Find out how you can be referred to Mencap's employment service, which could be through the Job Centre or Connexions. You can also pay for Mencap's employment services through a direct payment or individual budget.
In June 2010 the government announced a new flagship programme reforming the way welfare to work services would be delivered. The Work Programme replaces many of the existing programmes delivered by providers, helping people who have been unemployed long-term back to work.