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Devon’ Supported Employment Pathway can help you find a new job or support you to stay in work. If you are known to adult social care and receive some funding, then you could use part of it to pay for help from a supported employment agency.

Pluss can provide practical support to help with finding a career that suits your skills and abilities. See Looking for work? for more information about the services they offer. Pluss has offices across Devon and its head office is based in Exeter.

Devon Disability Collective is a social enterprise that provides training and employment for people with disabilities. They specialise in providing goods that help people with disabilities to live as independently as possible.

Your local Jobcentre can help you find a job and tell you about disability-friendly employers in your area. See GOV.UK – Looking for work if you’re disabled for help with finding a job and the government also provides more information about work and disabilities here.

Employ Me is Mencap’s own employment programme. It has been designed to help people with a learning disability to learn new skills and to find work.

Scope can help you to find and keep a job. They offer pre-employment support, job matching and in-work support for working-aged disabled people.

Disability Rights UK is a charity run by and for people with disabilities and health conditions. Their website provides a number of work-related factsheets and guides.

Remploy is an organisation that can support people with disabilities or health issues and help them to prepare for, find and move into a new job. See My employment for a whole range of information to help with finding work as well as support if you already have a job.

Leonard Cheshire Disability is a charity supporting disabled people in the UK to fulfil their potential and live the lives they choose. They provide training to improve skills and support disabled people into employment.

The Money Advice Service provides a summary of the legal rights of disabled workers as well as help to find work.

Find services, groups and clubs in Devon on the Pinpoint website

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Find advice on how to stay healthy and well on the OneSmallStep website

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