The impact of COVID-19 on people we support

Since March 2020, the ENABLE Works team has been fantastic – dealing with the rapid change to home working and supporting the people in our services to access financial assistance, foodbanks, healthcare and all kinds of wider support. We wanted to hear more from the people about the impacts upon them so, in November 2020, […]

Breaking Barriers with ENABLE Works

Graduation

They say “do a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life” and I can confidently say that since taking up my position as Employment Co-ordinator for ENABLE Works, I am one of the very lucky people who absolutely loves their job! I came to ENABLE Works in 2019 […]

Meet the Team: Dylan

Hi, I’m Dylan and I started working with ENABLE Works just over 3 years ago. During my time with the department I have taken responsibility for an eclectic mix of different tasks and duties including taking charge of performance reporting for 2 and a half years until our new DISCO client performance system was rolled […]

Kickstart Scheme

Kickstart your business with ENABLE Works The government recently launched its £2bn Kickstart Scheme, a new wage incentive for businesses to recruit young people across Scotland and the rest of the UK and kickstart their business.  As one of Scotland’s leading employment support providers with national coverage, ENABLE Works are delighted to be an intermediary […]

Stepping Up Live

The new school term is an uncertain and worrying period for young people who need specialist support and their parents, even without the impact of the Coronavirus. That’s where we hope ENABLE Works can help. ENABLE Works’ Stepping Up programme operates in schools across the country – supporting young people from S4 to S6 to develop skills, […]

Supported Employment Modern Apprenticeships

For young people with complex needs, Modern Apprenticeships (MAs) have traditionally been difficult to access. Where disabled people already face stigma in being selected for jobs by employers, with MAs, they also face a stigma in being selected by a training provider. That might be because the application process is inaccessible (perhaps a psychometric evaluation […]