Employability Service

CONTACT DETAILS

DEAF ACTION

Carol McKay
01382 221 124
SERVICE LOCALITY
North East, North West, South East, South West

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Who is the service for?
Disabled People

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49 Albany Street, City Centre, EDINBURGH, EH1 3QY
0131 556 3128

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Covid-19 UPDATE...

Face to face Employability meetings have been postponed.

Please text/call/skype/e-mail our Employability Advisor, Carole Wallace on 07741 320 082 or email carole.wallace@deafaction.org to arrange a consultation or call our Administrator Carol McKay on 07795 338 231 or email cmckay@deafaction.org for further information.

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Unemployed and looking for a job?

We support unemployed Deaf, Deafblind, deafened and Hard of Hearing adults over 18 years old with enhancing their chances of successfully getting a job.

As a service we offer one to one support, while helping to arrange work placements, voluntary work and employer engagement. Our employability service also delivers a range of workshops including:

Interview Skills – learn how to prepare for an interview, develop your interview techniques, practice answering interview questions and how best to present yourself in an interview

Building Confidence – building your self-esteem to help you feel more confident and prepared for upcoming interviews

Access to Work – find out what Access to Work funding can be used for, how to book communication support, how to apply and how to fill in their forms and invoices

Working with BSL interpreters – learn how to get the best out of working with a BSL interpreter during a job interview

Hearing Awareness – learn the differences between hearing and deaf* culture, tips on working with hearing people and how hearing people communicate in the workplace

Keeping Healthy – learn how to keep yourself healthy in the workplace both mentally and physically.

For more information about the Employability Service please contact Carol McKay, Office Administrator

SMS: 07795 338 231

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