Employment is an important issue to most adults - with or without a disability. Our experience is that with the right level of support, many learning disabled adults excel in and sustain work of all descriptions

Employers gain

  • Committed and reliable workers
  • Long term employees
  • Lower recruitment
  • Workforce reflecting the community

Employees gain

  • New skills and experience
  • Financial control
  • Increased independence
  • Community involvement

See also

Contact us

Merton Employment Team for People with Learning Disabilities
Civic Centre
London Road

Telephone: 020 8274 5735
Email: MertonEmploymentTeam@merton.gov.uk


Related websites

  • Institute of Employment Rights - It is an independent organisation acting as a focal point for the spread of new ideas in the field of labour law.
  • Shaw Trust - national charity supporting disabled people to achieve their employment aims. They are the largest UK provider of employment services for disabled people.
  • Department of Health -Providing health and social care policy, guidance and publications.