Employment and Support
The County Council's staff are just like the communities we
serve: people from many backgrounds, each with our own unique
talents to contribute. We have three staff networks with members
who seek to:
- Make a positive difference in the workplace.
- Meet like-minded colleagues.
- Offer support to each other at work.
For more information about our staff network groups, please follow
the relevant links below:
Disability Work Placement Schemes
The Council recognises that there are many disabled people living
in Worcestershire who would like to work but need support in
getting a job, so we have set up work experience programmes for
The organisations listed below can all help their clients
to apply to join the programme. These voluntary placements are
part-time and can last for up to twelve weeks.
The County Council currently offers voluntary work experience
placements of up to 12 weeks for disabled people preparing to
become work-ready. We can also offer longer term paid
training placements for work-ready disabled job seekers.
Job-seekers on this programme can work up to 16 hours a week for up
to a year; without loss of specified benefit entitlement during
If you are interested in the work experience programme or the
Paid Training Placement programme then please contact Sandy Bannister,
Corporate Equality & Diversity Programme Manager on 01905
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This page was last reviewed 29 May 2013 at 15:01.
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