Issue 17 - 28 May 2019  

Welcome to our latest edition of the Remploy ‘Putting ability first’ newsletter.

This month sees the second part of our three part blog series on supported employment, exploring two of the five steps to delivering a successful and professional supported employment service. We also look at what happens next following Mental Health Awareness week.

Supported employment 

In part two of our three blog series about supported employment, Nic Moore, Disability Training and Consultancy Specialist at Remploy introduces two of the five steps of supported employment and its benefits.

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Advice and guidance

Hints and tips for Action Planning

When working with jobseekers, especially those with significant barriers it is essential to plan ahead. In doing so, you can hugely increase their chances of success...

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Introducing the New Employability Practitioner standard

There is still a disparity for jobseekers with complex barriers, and we here at Remploy understand this more than anyone. MAXIMUS Training, in partnership with Remploy recognise this, and are proud to launch an exciting new Employability Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard, for all levy paying organisations across England.

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Mental Health Awareness week… so what next?

If last week’s Mental Health Awareness Week has got you thinking about and how to support your employees and colleagues, but not sure where to start our free resources can help.

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Building resilience - staff all too often put themselves last

The Derbyshire Mental Health Forum (DMHF) are a membership organisation that provides support to voluntary sector organisations working to improve the mental health of people in Derbyshire.

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UPcoming events

Introducing the Access to Work Mental Health Support Service webinars

With a success rate of 93 per cent, we have already supported thousands of people with mental health issues, to stay in or return to work through this service.

Funded by the Department for Work and Pensions, this service helps people who are struggling at work or off sick due to a mental health condition. It's completely confidential, provides nine months work-focused support tailored to the individual’s needs, at no cost to you.

Join one of our free webinars to find out how we can support you and your employees.

Thursday 30 May at 3pm Monday 10 June at 10am
Thursday 27 June at 3pm Tuesday 9 July at 10am
Thursday 25 July at 3pm  

Improve your disability confidence 

Throughout 2019 we are running a series of free 30 minute webinars which will give you an insight into a number of different disabilities and the support you can offer colleagues to enable them to reach their full potential. To book your place click on one of the links below. 

Thursday 20 June at 11am - Employment for people with learning disabilities

Friday 12 July at 10am - Disability and workplace adjustments - how to support colleagues with musculoskeletal conditions

Friday 27 September at 10am - Disability in the workplace - how to support colleagues with sensory impairment

Get in touch

We hope you found our newsletter interesting. If you would like to find out more about how we can help you and your business, or if you have a question or comment please email employers@remploy.co.uk or visit our website.

See you next month!

Matt Reed
Director of Employer Services

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