To access the scheme, you must:
You cannot get Access to Work support for voluntary work.
You can get Access to Work alongside most benefits you may already receive. You can get Access to Work and Employment and Support Allowance at the same time if you work less than 16 hours a week.
If you are visually or hearing impaired there are a variety of ways Access to Work could help you to retain your job. This could include providing:
Some people with sensory impairments can also get communication assistance for job interviews specifically. You can use this service if you:
You can apply if you have an interview for paid work coming up, but not for previous job interviews where you may have paid for communication support yourself.
You can get support to manage your mental health (diagnosed or undiagnosed) at work, which might include:
This support may include help with: learning coping mechanisms, building resilience, working with your employer to make adjustments to help your mental health at work, and practical advice to support your mental health conditions.
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