Employment Support

Key Resources

Oxforward / Kennedy Scott – Specialist Support

OxForward is the voluntary Wellbeing and Employment Support service for adults living in Oxfordshire, including individuals who have a disability, commissioned by Oxfordshire County Council. The programme is tailored to you and your personal needs, so that you can reach your potential, improve your wellbeing and live an independent life. The programme is jointly delivered by Kennedy Scott and their sub-contracted partners, the Royal Mencap Society.

Whether you want to join a sports team, make new friends, become a volunteer or find a job, they can help. They work alongside the Royal Mencap Society, OXSPA and other local organisations to provide you with even more opportunities and activities.

Disability Confident Scheme

The Government’s Disability Confident scheme helps employers make the most of the opportunities provided by employing disabled people. It has been developed by employers and representatives of disabled people.

Organisations commit to specific core actions to be a Disability Confident employer. This includes offering activities to get the right people within their organisation; activities to keep and develop staff and; undertaking and successfully completing the Disability Confident self assessment.

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