Information for employers on employing people with disabilities, making your workplace accessible for employees and customers with disabilities, and funding and schemes available to support you to achieve best practice.
Funding for private sector employers to buy in Disability Awareness Training for staff who work with a colleague who has a disability.
Financial incentives to private sector employers to employ people with a disability.
DSP grants and schemes to help employers take measures to enable a person with a disability to have access to employment: Workplace Equipment/Adaptation Grant; Personal Reader Grant; Job Interview Interpreter Grant; Employee Retention Grant.
Information & advice for employers on employing people with disabilities; employer training; tips for inclusive recruitment; Willing Able Mentoring (WAM) work placement programme which promotes access to the labour market for graduates with disabilities and builds the capacity of employers to integrate disability into the mainstream workplace.
Toolkit to help you make your services, buildings, information, and websites more accessible to customers with disabilities.
Toolkit to help you ensure your IT systems and websites are designed with accessibility in mind.
The Open Doors Initiative aims to provide opportunities to people with a disability; refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, disadvantaged youth, those from a Traveller background, LGBTIQ+ and people with a criminal past
The initiative was set up by Irish employers, who came together with a plan to address these issues and support people from these three groups in Irish society into employment.
Employer disability information service that aims to empower employers with all the information and advice needed to hire, employ, manage and retain staff with disabilities. Their Inclusive Recruitment Toolkit provides accessible, practical and clear information and guidelines for
employers and managers who wish to implement inclusive practices. Their Inclusive and Accessible Communications Toolkit give lots of tips on how to make your communications as a company more inclusive and accessible.
Practical steps for an employer to support autistic adults in the workplace
Provides eLearning to help employers build an inclusive workplace for employees who have autism and other neurodiversities.
The Mill Building, The Maltings, Bray, Co. Wicklow
Tel: (01) 211 6474
Employment support service for people with a health condition, injury, illness or disability and a valuable recruitment advice service for the business community, including information on grants and supports available for employers, professional job matching, and ongoing support.
Unit 42, Southern Cross Business Park, Boghall Road, Ballymorris, Bray
Tel: (01) 963 3342 Email: email@example.com
Supports for people with disabilities aged 18 and over, living in Bray and North Wicklow, to upskill, get employment, progress in your career or become self-employed. Supports for employers to build a diverse and inclusive workforce. Can connect employers with skilled job-ready individuals and provide them with ongoing in-work support.
Unit H, Solus Tower Industrial Estate, Bray, Co. Wicklow
Tel: (01) 282 7951/7952 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Transitional Employment Programme provides members with mental health difficulties with part-time 6-9-month work opportunities. Benefits employers by providing pre-screened, motivated reliable workers – with ongoing support and training at no cost to the employer.
The Festina Lente Supported Employment Programme can assist employers to become more diverse and inclusive, connect them with clients with the skills and abilities they need, and provide one-to-one job coaching and ongoing support.
Provide quality training programmes for clients, including accredited training, to ensure they are job-ready. Provide ongoing support to clients and employers after clients gain employment.
Job-coaches specialise in supporting service-users to access mainstream employment in the community, and provide ongoing support to both them and their employer once they start a job.
Beechwood Close, Boghall Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow
Tel: (01) 282 9643 Email: email@example.com
Employer based training programme provides vocational training where students learn the skills they need to get and keep a job – including classroom training and employer-based training placements to get real life training and experience in a job. They work with local employers and international companies throughout Wicklow and Dublin.
86 Main Street, Bray, Co. Wicklow
Tel: (01) 276 5592
Provide supports to long-term unemployed people referred by the Department of Social Protection, working with local employers.