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Employment For Young Adults

Numerous agencies in Buckinghamshire can support and guide you.

Whether, researching a career path that matches your skill set and interests. Or, looking to start an apprenticeship and taking advantage of a vocational training opportunity. There are trained advocates and personal assistants who can engage with your prospective employer and make a plan to help you achieve your personal goals.

Transition is possible, with the right support, that works for you.

Aylesbury College offers a skills development programme to approach independent living and working:  the life skills centre
Perhaps you would like to research apprenticeship opportunities?  Click here to find out how.

NB: apprenticeship schemes are for young adults up to the age of 25.

The successful Back2Base initiative, via the Buckinghamshire Care Specialist Support Service is targeted at the, 18-25 age bracket and provides opportunities for young adults to become ‘job ready’.


Buckinghamshire Care

Supported Employment service helps people with disabilities and mental health problems find

paid employment. We believe that with the right support everyone can have a paid job.

We offer our Supported Employment service to people across Buckinghamshire and neighboring local

authorities through a range of opportunities.

Back2Base. Thrift Farm. Missenden Abbey Garden Centre. Branching Out.


0333 121 0201


Community Impact Bucks

Have a number of volunteer opportunities

Contact 03001111250 info@communityimpactbucks.org.uk

Time Credits

Volunteer hub for people who have a bit of time to help others. Volunteers can earn time credits to use on

activities available locally or nationwide (for example entrance to the Tower of London). Contact Community

Impact Bucks on 0300 111 250.

Community Champion.

Buckinghamshire Trading Standards has volunteering opportunities to suit all ages from 13 years upwards.

Contact Chris Holden 01296 382782 or email: cholden@buckscc.gov.uk


The WORKAID Hub is a supported workshop experience for people with learning disabilities. We are

also autism friendly and TEACCH trained. The attendees undertake a wide variety of jobs for the main

WORKAID Workshop. Many practical skills are learnt on the jobs and soft skills such as team work, pride

in the job done, making friends and working to a correct standard build confidence for the future. The

Hub is open 10 till 3.30 on Mondays and Tuesdays.

01494 775220   admin@workaid.org    http://workaid.org/