Work and Education
Enabling you to make the most of opportunities to get involved in work, education and leisure is important for quality of life and satisfaction.
Adult Education - Westminster Adult Education Service 'is all about approachable adult education', giving you more out of life. They run a variety of courses at a number of centres in the borough. They also have a Student Welfare Advice service to provide advice to students who have difficulties that are hindering them from getting on with their chosen course of study. www.waes.ac.uk
Employment - the DirectGov website provides information on work schemes, (e.g. Access to Work), support available, and employment rights. www.direct.gov.uk/DisabledPeople/Employment/fs/en
Holidays - find out about holidays, planning and getting there on the DirectGov site, together with information on a range of organisations and charities that offer advice and information on travel and transport www.direct.gov.uk/DisabledPeople/TravelHolidaysAndBreaks/fs/en
Home Library - If you are a Westminster resident and find it too difficult to get to a library because you have a disability or long-term illness, or you are caring for someone who cannot be left alone, the Home Library Service will come to you if you have difficulty getting to a library.
Westminster Employment - is a specialist employment service dedicated to assist and support people with disabilities to find work. It offers one-to-one advice, guidance and support for those thinking about work, preparing or looking for work, and post-employment support.
Working for Westminster - Westminster City Council values the rich diversity and creative potential that men and women with differing backgounds, skills and abilities bring to the workplace. For more information about how we seek to employ a workforce which reflects the diverse community at large, and to view current job vacancies, please visit our Jobs and Careers webpages.
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