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Eligibility Criteria for Supported Employment Service August 2017


We can help if you:-

  • Are resident in Tameside.
  • Are an adult with a disability (learning, physical, sensory or acquired brain injury) you will be eligible for an assessment.
  • Have a mental health condition.
  • Have alcohol or substance misuse, and be on a recovery programme.
  • Provide us with all the information that we’ll need to identify the right job and plan for the support that you might need.
  • Are willing to engage in an employment assessment.
  • Want to gain/retain paid/voluntary work.
  • Would like to gain employment skills within a learning environment.
  • Engagement with the service will be subject to regular outcome reassessment.
  • Are prepared to fully engage in the journey towards employment.
  • Are committed to meeting the expectations of an employer.
  • Can travel independently, or is willing to work towards independent travel to/from a place of work, or have the personal support to do so.
  • Can work independently after initial period of support or have the personal support to do so.
  • If your referral is accepted we will engage with you for up to 2 years.


To discuss how to make a referral please, contact the office for further advice.

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The Basement
Dukinfield Town Hall
King Street
Tameside MBC
SK16 4LA
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