How to get involved
Jo, our Transitions Coordinator organises work experience and work inspiration days for our students (typically for those in Post 16, aged 16 -19yrs). We currently work with a variety of business partners both locally and across Bristol but are always keen to develop further links.
Aspirations are discussed as part of ongoing Annual Review meetings as well as in class when pupils are learning about employability. Jo links up with local businesses to organise meaningful work experience placements and/or work inspiration days that are fully supported by our members of staff. Additionally, in school work placements are organised for pupils who may not be ready to go out into the wider community. Placements are flexible and can vary from once a week for several weeks, a block week placement or a one off work inspiration day opportunity. Where possible travel training is incorporated into the placement, such as identifying bus routes and learning the pick up and drop off points.
We receive great feedback from employers which leads to their continued support, it is also gives opportunity for us to support businesses and encourage more disability friendly practice within organisations.
If you are interested in working with us or would like more information please get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you.
Tel: 01179030220 ext 2103