Supported Employment promotes the rights of all individuals to achieve their full potential through a model of flexible support that enables people to overcome barriers to their employability and access real jobs for real pay.
There are many valuable sources of information available to employers to help them recruit and support disabled people in employment. This guidance provides a summary of information and signposts to further resources to enable employers to become more confident when attracting, recruiting and retaining disabled people.
Information from DWP on eligibility and what's available from Access to Work in 2012.
In January 2011, Miles Rinaldi gave a masterclass on evidence based supported employment.
The European Union of Supported Employment Toolkit, published in 2010, sets out best practice in supported employment, in an easily accessible manner. It is specifically aimed at providers, but has papers for employers and commissioners, too.
IRISS (the Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services) has an online library called "The Learning Exchange". It has learning resources specifically for social services, education and training. It includes video material, "Insights" (short reports providing brief, practice-oriented summaries of published evidence on key topics) and short information sheets.
Guidance for Working with People with Learning Disabilities from Valuing People Now and the Department of Health
The Effects of Brain Injury on Employment. Brain Injury Vocational Rehabilitation Services.
Creative Partnership - Making Supported Employment Work in Remote Rural Areas.