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Employability Cornwall
Services and organisations that have the Local Offer flash have filled out inclusion information, meaning that they meet the needs of people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Employability Cornwall is Cornwall Council's employment support service. We support adults who are eligible for Adult Social Care services, who have a learning disability and / or an autism spectrum condition, to find, secure and sustain paid employment or self-employment. We may also be able to offer support to young people who are approaching 18 years of age and also individuals who may have a wider range of disabilities. Please visit our website or call the Employability Cornwall team for further information.   

Who to contact

Contact name
Ginette Trewren
Contact position
Senior Employment Support Officer
Telephone
07891 840083
01872 323643
0300 1234 100
E-mail
employability@cornwall.gov.uk
Website
Link to Employability pages

Where to go

Name
Employability Cornwall
Address
Inny Building
Old County Hall site, Station Road
Truro
Cornwall
Postcode
TR1 3AY
Notes

Employability Cornwall offers its service throughout the whole of Cornwall. We can meet with individuals in any local Council office, library or Job Centre, or any other public place by agreement.

Time / date details

When is it on?
Available Monday - Thursday 8.45am - 5.15pm, Friday 8.45am - 4.45pm
Time of day
Evening
Afternoon
Morning
Session information
We are also able to support individuals outside of the above hours
as needed
to secure or sustain employment.

Other details

Availability

Age ranges
From 18 years
Referral required
Yes
Referral details

Please contact your social worker or case coordinator who will be able to make a referral to our service for you. Alternatively, please call the Employability Cornwall team if you require any further assistance. 

Inclusion details

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How we make our service inclusive

Employability Cornwall's service offer can be tailored to the individual and adaptions made, where needed. 

Staff SEND experience

All staff are qualified in Information, Advice and Guidance to Level 3 and above, and have both theoretical and practical experience of supporting individuals with SEND. Two members of staff are also fully qualified teachers with experience of supporting young people with SEND.

How our service supports providers / schools / colleges

Employability Cornwall works with local colleges and can attend students' transitions reviews; present to groups in the classroom setting; attend transitions events to speak with students and their parents / carers.

Support at key transition points

The team can attend students' transition reviews and also transition events to raise awareness of paid employment.

Resolving disagreements, mediation and making complaints

A full complaints, compliments and comments procedure used throughout Cornwall Council

http://www.cornwall.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/listening-and-learning-compliments-comments-and-complaints/

Last updated: 07/08/2019

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