As part of Yorkshire and Humberside’s programme to deliver best practice and outcomes on employment for people with mental health problems and learning disabilities, the NDTi has been commissioned to offer planning support to Local Authorities.
This support will:
Each Authority who chooses to participate in the project will receive 5 days of support plus access to regional events. Ideally local learning disability and mental health services will work together.
The programme will be delivered by:
Participation in the programme is by invitation.
Information from July 27th Event in York
In preparation for the first site days thinking about current delivery of employment supports, some sites have asked for a simple questionnaire that can be circulated to all employment providers. We have adapted one which can be found by downloading the questionnaire on the right. Please use it if you think it might be helpful.
A guide to producing an employment strategy for people with a Learning Disability
Valuing Employment Now expects every Local Learning Disability Partnership Board to ensure that a cross agency employment strategy is in place that can take forward the development of employment opportunities for people in their local area. This guide is to assist commissioners and others in the Yorkshire and Humber Region with their local employment strategy.
A guide to producing a commissioning strategy for Mental Health employment
This document provides a summary of what policy and good practice indicates should be done at a local level to help support people with mental health issues into paid work.
As part of the NDTi’s work with YHIP on employment plans, a question was raised about employment websites resulting in the attached brief guide. It is intended to support thinking and ideas.
For more information about the programme or if you would like to know more about other NDTi employment support programmes please contact Bill Love.