Supported Employment

What is Supported Employment?

A service committed to offering you support to access training and work experience, which could lead to paid employment.

What support will I get from Supported Employment?

  • Work taster days with local employers 
  • Job coach support to help you settle into your new role
  • Pre-employment support, including confidence-building and basic work skills
  • Support with job searches and writing your CV
  • Working interviews with support from our job coach 
  • Access to training courses and work placements 
  • Work together to achieve your goals
  • Signposting to Ways to Work

How can I find out more about this service and if I am eligible?

Supported Employment is for people aged 18+ with learning disabilities and/or autism, who live in the borough of St Helens.

If you would like further information on any of these areas, please contact:

  • Stephenson Resource Centre on 01744 677828
  • or Contact Cares to make a referral on 01744 676767

It takes all kinds of different minds.


The purpose of the Local Offer is to enable parents and young people to see more clearly what services are available for children with special educational needs and disabilities in their area, and how to access them.

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