Project SEARCH - Transition to Work programme

Are you 17 to 24 years old with a learning disability or autism and looking for a full-time job?

Our programme gives young people the chance to build a range of transferable and marketable job skills, such as team-working and problem-solving, and gain confidence in applying for a job. 

Transition to Work programmeDuring this 1-year programme, interns will:

  • be based at the Civic Centre in Uxbridge 
  • have the opportunity to work in 3 different departments 
  • receive structured support from staff, mentors, instructors and coaches
  • gain 800 hours of transferable skills
  • study for an employability qualification

At the end of the programme, interns are encouraged to apply for roles within the council or supported to apply for jobs in the local community.

This programme is delivered in partnership with DFN Project SEARCH, Orchard Hill College and Hillingdon Autistic Care and Support (HACS) - all experts in supporting people with learning disabilities and autism.

Interested in applying?

If you're aged 17 to 24, have a learning disability or autism, are eligible for an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) and committed to finding and keeping a full-time job, get in touch.

For more information, email Stuart Smith at ssmith7@hillingdon.gov.uk

For an application form, email Orchard Hill College at assessments&placements@orchardhill.ac.uk

Page last updated: 21 Oct 2020