Our incredible Official Partner at Sign Solutions have put together a handy BSL-Interpreted video guide to help the deaf community access the government's Access to Work scheme.
Watch here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7bND5HDd5U
What is the Access To work scheme?
In the world of inclusivity, understanding the available support systems is crucial. One such indispensable initiative is the UK government's 'Access to Work' scheme. Navigating work with a physical or mental health condition? Access To Work is available to support! Whether you have a learning disability, mental health condition, or even a temporary ailment, help is available.
From grants for practical job support to tailored mental health guidance, this scheme ensures every individual has the tools they need to succeed professionally.
What's on offer?
Accessing the government scheme enables a claimant to receive:
- Grants for practical work support
- Tailored mental health support
- Communication aid during job interviews
Am I Eligible for ‘Access to Work’?
If you are:
- Aged 16 or over
- In paid work or starting soon
- Living & working in England, Scotland, or Wales
You meet the basic requirements if you have a recognised disability.
Note: Voluntary work doesn't qualify. But, good news for remote workers during these COVID-19 times - you're included!
Reach out and learn more about how Access To Work can benefit you!
Who are Sign Solutions?
Sign Solutions are advocates for the deaf community. They offer live interpretation in-person and online and offer deaf awareness courses for businesses. This is a team united by a goal, not just to offer communication solutions, but to infuse every action with values promoting inclusion, access, and equality.
What are Sign Solutions’ guiding principles?
- Empowering the Deaf community.
- Innovating with purposeful solutions.
- Delivering unmatched quality.
- Being Responsive to every customer's needs.
- Prioritising Customer Satisfaction above all.
Do Sign Solutions offer BSL-Interpreted Guides?
Adding to their vast repertoire of achievements, Sign Solutions has crafted a BSL-Interpreted video guide, a tool designed to help the deaf community access the benefits of the 'Access to Work' scheme.
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