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Employment for people with learning disabilities

People workingMerton Employment team offers a service with specialist advisers to deliver support and guidance towards paid employment.

Employment is an important issue to most adults - with or without a disability. Our experience is that with the right level of support, many learning disabled adults excel in and sustain work of all descriptions

Employers gain

  • Committed and reliable workers
  • Long term employees
  • Lower recruitment
  • Workforce reflecting the community

Employees gain

  • New skills and experience
  • Financial control
  • Increased independence
  • Community involvement

Job club

Our weekly Wednesday job club is held at High Path Community Resource Centre

See also

Contact us

Merton Employment Team for People with Learning Disabilities
Civic Centre
London Road

Telephone: 020 8274 5735

Related websites

  • Institute of Employment Rights - It is an independent organisation acting as a focal point for the spread of new ideas in the field of labour law.
  • Shaw Trust - national charity supporting disabled people to achieve their employment aims. They are the largest UK provider of employment services for disabled people.
  • Department of Health -Providing health and social care policy, guidance and publications.

This page was last updated on Wednesday 22 July 2015

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