Short Full time, 32 weeks
From 26 Aug 2019
This programme is specifically for young people (Interns) living in East Ayrshire aged 17 to 29, who have learning difficulties and/or are on the autistic spectrum. The focus is on preparing interns for work in the wider community. The programme develops the competitive, transferrable and marketable skills needed for successful employment.
To gain a place on the course, interns will need to:
The interns will be based at the University Hospital Crosshouse and will undertake 3 different work placements. The course runs from Monday 26 August 2019 until Friday 22 May 2020. Financial support for travel is available.
Interns will receive individualised instruction, coaching, support and feedback from their instructor, job coach, managers, and mentors.
You’ll build transferable Essential Skills in meaningful contexts to help you become more effective in life, learning, and work. This could be communication, numeracy, ICT, working with others, and problem solving.
Here is more on what the interns will be doing:
When the interns successfully complete this programme, they can compete for employment in the community. They will also have a link to Adult Support Agencies, if relevant to the interns needs.
While there’s no guarantee of a job on completion of the course, interns will have gained a wider range of work experiences which will help them as they seek to find employment.
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