Employment Support Team

The service is set up in order to advise and help those who have an acquired brain injury, learning disabilities, mental health issues or autistic spectrum diagnosis, and their families and carers, or are in receipt of services from the Drug & Alcohol Team.

If you want to find a job, the Employment Support Team can help you. You will be able to meet with an Employment Support Worker where you can talk about what job you want to do and make a plan. Easy Read Logo

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Information for individuals and carers

The service is set up in order to advise and help those who have an acquired brain injury, learning disabilities, mental health issues or autistic spectrum diagnosis, and their families and carers, or are in receipt of services from the Drug & Alcohol Team.

Information for employers

The Employment Support Team values employers and understand their needs, therefore we can offer ongoing professional support and advice.

Independent Travel Trainers (ITT)

Our accredited Independent Travel Trainers can support people to access employment, day opportunities and community facilities.

Employability Training

The Employment Support Team deliver a Work Skills Course individually tailored to help people facing barriers to work.

Referral criteria and application forms

Information on how to access services for individuals with an acquired brain injury, learning disabilities, mental health issues, or autistic spectrum condition and wish to access employment.

Testimonials and feedback

Read what people who have used our service have to say about our support.

Employability Network

The Employment Support Team is a member of the Perth & Kinross Employability Network. We work in partnership with a range of partners to provide employment support, work experience, training and guidance for people who face challenges in the job market such as ill health, disability and other obstacles.

Welfare Rights Team

The Welfare Rights Team aims to ensure that the residents of Perth and Kinross are not missing out on their entitlement to benefits and other related help by providing a free, confidential and impartial benefits advice, information and appeal representation service.