Doncaster Deaf Trust The Specialist Employability Support Services team are introducing a new End to End programme for those who live within the Sheffield City Region - Skills Support for Employment. It provides personalised support aimed at helping unemployed people aged 19+ who are Deaf/hard of hearing and those with other communications related conditions like Aspergers and Autism to gain the skills and training needed to access employment.

Support Aims:

Qualifications up to level 2

Gain relevant sector based qualification/s – in the Catering and Housekeeping industries

Work Experience

We will support you to gain work experience either within an industry to work alongside a qualification or to gain new experiences/skills

Employability Support

We will assist with CV writing, cover letters, job search activities, interview prep, employer engagement

Confidence Building

Offer a 3 day confidence building course

Information, Advice & Guidance

Signpost /support with need for external interventions


Customer Journey:

  • An assessment of your needs will be undertaken
  • A support package based on your needs will be created and reviewed on a regular basis
  • Information, Advice & Guidance will be given throughout to ensure a smooth transition into learning and employment
  • You will have a dedicated work coach who will support you throughout your journey
  • All training and one to one advice and guidance is supported by British Sign Language


Interested? If so please contact:                                                      

Julie Wright - Tel: 01302 386751

Email: [email protected]

Email:[email protected]