Training and employment advice and support

Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

The DWP offers a variety of support and advice to people seeking training and employment.

For those with a disability, DWP can also provide a dedicated disability employment advisor, based at your local JobCentre Plus.

Disability employment advisors can signpost individuals to the most appropriate training or employment opportunities in the local area and provide information about Access to Work grants.  

Find contact details for your local JobCentre Plus


Work Health Programme

The Work Health Programme can help people to find sustained work who have been unemployed and give them access to a range of support, personal development, employability skills and direct links to employers. This is all done with the assistance of a personal employment advisor or support manger.

For more information, visit www.shawtrust.org.uk/the-work-and-health-programme

To confirm your eligiblity, email shawtrustwla@shaw-trust.org.uk or call 0800 389 0186.

Page last updated: 10 May 2021