Getting help with employment

Neurodiversity champion

Grantham jobcentre now has a neurodiversity champion.     The aim is to make jobcentres more autism-friendly and enable more people with autism to make a go of the world of work.     Click icon to find out about the project.

 Work experience

Ambitious about autism have a paid work experience programme.      They advertise placements of a month or so for ages 18 – 25.      There may be an option of working online.      Click icon find out more about it.

  Employment autism

The UK based Employment autism website aims to help you make your own choices, supported if needed by those who know you best.      Click icon for their tips for those not in work.

  Exceptional individuals

UK based Exceptional individuals provides employment support for people with autism and seeks to foster an appreciation among employers for what neurodivergent people have to offer.      Click icon to see their page about good jobs for people with autism.      They have one for ADHD too.

They offer services all over the country with free online coaching.      See:  FAQ       case studies       resources.

  Advice about work

The National Autistic Society website has a page about work related issues.      Click icon to find out about NAS services & support for:

  • Looking for work
  • In work
  • Students
  • Employers

  Scope service

Scope offers a range of employment services.       Click icon to find out about them.      Support to work and Online advice and support are the services that extend to our part of the country.     Here is an example of how it works.       See also:  about us


They say, We can support people who are out of work and claiming the above benefits.      But it doesn’t end there ….        Click icon for their website.      See also:  About        Employability

  Shaw Trust

Specialist support for people with disabilities to find and stay in work.      Click icon to go to their website.       Shaw Trust does not have an office in Grantham but they do have one in Lincoln.
Shaw Trust  
Unit 8
Allenby Business Village
Crofton Road
Lincoln, LN3 4NL          Check at:  Address

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