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Jobs and Careers for People with Learning Disabilities

Category: Miscellaneous, Health, Support, awareness, learning disability, abilities, marital status


Recent data shows that 6% of adults with a learning disability (known to their local authority in England) are in paid work. And 15% of people with a diagnosis of autism have regular jobs. It is possible to find the right job for your needs. And to have a job that you enjoy.

At VERCIDA we believe that finding jobs for people with learning disabilities can be straight forward. You just need the right place to look. That’s why we work with leading employers to list their jobs suited to persons with learning disabilities, and actually, anybody. That’s because we know our companies are great employers. And that they support their staff well. Search for a job with one of our employers now.

How to find a new job

You might be looking for a new job because of:

  • Redundancy
  • Change in your marital status
  • Change in your health
  • A move to another part of the country
  • A desire to do something different

Our employers have a range of vacancies that suit the needs of people across the disability spectrum. That’s everything from apprenticeships to graduate-level jobs. Our employers are aware of the issues for disabled employees – and do everything to support them. Find your next opportunity here.

We believe it’s important to talk about ability, not disability. That’s why we approach both life and work based on a person’s ability to contribute. We believe everyone has abilities and talents that can be put to use in productive ways. You have something important to offer your next employer.

Types of jobs available for people with learning disabilities

Our companies understand that a diverse workforce is a strong workforce that can meet the needs of customers of all kinds. They are not afraid to hire those with a learning disability to fill positions uniquely suited to their talents and skill sets. Search our database now for jobs in:

  • Manufacturing
  • Industrial/assembly
  • Entertainment/hospitality
  • Food service
  • Office/clerical
  • Skilled trades
  • Business and personal services

We work with employers to battle the misunderstandings and attitudes which are a barrier to quality work for persons with learning disabilities. That’s because we at VERCIDA recognise how important it is that everyone has the opportunity to contribute to society. Adults with learning disabilities have unique skills and experience that can make them valuable employees.

Jobs and careers for people with learning disabilities

If you are one of the many people out there with a learning disability who finds themselves thinking “I have a learning disability and need a job”, VERCIDA can help you. We know that some people are afraid of applying for work. We understand that people are afraid that they will not be taken as seriously as other applicants. Our employers will always consider applications seriously, looking at what a person can do – not what they can’t. See current vacancies here.

We are proud to offer some of the very best jobs for people with learning disabilities from some of the most inclusive and forward thinking of employers. That’s because we know that adults with learning disabilities can struggle to find work they enjoy. People see learning disabilities as a single condition, when there are many different types of diagnosis.

Our employers understand that learning disabilities affect people to different degrees. In some cases, they are only a minor hindrance, in other cases they can limit opportunities.

What jobs can people with learning disabilities do?

Wherever you fall on this spectrum, VERCIDA can help you to find fulfilling and stable employment. The types of jobs for people with learning disabilities will vary between individuals, according to the specific features of your condition. However, we are committed to helping anyone with a learning disability who wants to find a job to do so.

Our database has temporary jobs that can help you to gain some experience and opportunities to take the first step on a career path. There are also senior-level positions which let people step into leadership. TConnect with your next adventure here.

We always celebrate inclusivity and success. We know that people with learning disabilities are able to find work within skilled trades and manufacturing. And really enjoy working with people in hospitality jobs. We think these roles are a great example – putting people with disabilities front and centre of customer service roles.

So, let’s talk about what you can do, not what you can’t. Register today and search our database to see jobs for people with learning disabilities.



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VERCIDA works with over one hundred clients who are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. If you are an employer and interested in working with VERCIDA to promote your diversity and inclusion initiatives and attract the best candidates, please email [email protected] for more information.

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