Remploy, the UK’s leading socially minded business supporting disabled people into employment, has won two significant contracts in Scotland
The contract with Skills Development Scotland – which runs for seven months from September this year – will see Remploy work with 55 young disabled people to support them into modern apprenticeships or further training through the Employability fund.
As well as working closely with the young people to develop the key employability skills they need, Remploy will be running disability awareness sessions in Glasgow, Dundee and Edinburgh for funding providers to help them to better understand the health conditions and disabilities of the young people in order to support them.
“We are delighted to be a working with Skills Development Scotland to improve access to the Employability Fund and modern apprenticeships for people with disabilities.”
A futher 384 people will be supported into employment through the Flexible Support Fund in Glasgow, Lanarkshire and East Dumbartonshire (GLED). Remploy will work with people who are not yet on, or have just completed the Work Programme to get them ready for employment.