Job support if you have special educational needs or a disability

Get help finding and staying in work if you have a disability or health condition.

How specialist advice can help

It's illegal to discriminate against someone with a disability. Yet many disabled people still face challenges in the workplace. This includes finding work and remaining in it.

If you're finding it difficult, specialist advice may help you to:

  • understand your legal rights at work
  • reach your career goals
  • explore your options
  • find funding and support like Access to Work
  • access professionals like mentors, advocates and disability adviser

Many UK employers are committing to create more inclusive workplaces through Disability Confident.

Graduate support

As a recent student or university graduate, you can get:

Learning disability job support

If you have a learning disability, you can:

Autism job support

If you have autism, you can get:

Sight and hearing conditions job support

If you have a sensory impairment, you can get help with:

Mental health and medical conditions

If you have a long-term medical or mental health condition, you can get help with:

Charities and organisations offering support

You can get expert advice on the challenges of a specific disability from:

They may be able to give you practical support to:

Other support

There are many other organisations that may offer tailored support near you.

Speak to a careers adviser for more details.

Speak to an adviser

You can call 0800 100 900 or use webchat to speak to an adviser.

Our opening hours are:

  • 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday
  • 10am to 5pm Saturdays and bank holidays
  • closed Sundays