Employment Hub

Hereward’s ambition is to be recognised as the centre of excellence for disability employment and enterprise in the region. We currently manage a number of employment and enterprise activities providing a ‘one-stop-shop’ for employers and employment expertise for people with disabilities.

Our Employment Hub aims to help people with disabilities gain employment while supporting employers to provide inclusive opportunities. We support young people with:

  • Employability assessments
  • Sourcing work placements and job opportunities
  • Supported internships
  • Sector and role based skills training
  • Benefit advice
  • Travel training
  • Assistive technology in the workplace
  • Money management advice and training
  • Onsite workplace support

We also build links with employers and local business through:

  • Disability awareness training
  • Safeguarding training (specific to people with disabilities)
  • Promoting good employment practice
  • Supporting CSR and Equality, Diversity & Inclusion obligations
  • Analysing and adapting job roles
  • Continual research, development and innovation