Yateley Industries can provide in work support for people with disabilities or specific health conditions via the DWP Access to Work Scheme.

Job Coach Service

Support in the workplace can be customised to the individual needs of each client to provide the best support for them to fulfil their job role. We do this by ensuring the client and employer are fully supportive of this and are willing to work alongside us to create a support plan.

An initial assessment is done with the client to gain an understanding of their needs and wishes in order to support with achieving employment goals.

Our Job Coach Service is all about the client. We can support with:

  • Coaching & Mentoring: Personalised guidance to help you shine in your role.
  • Advice & Support: Navigate workplace challenges with confidence and expertise.
  • Liaison Services: Bridging the gap between you and your employer for a harmonious work environment.
  • Equitable Adjustments: Suggesting changes that enhance your productivity, happiness and overall well-being.

This supports with:

  • Identifying strengths and challenges in employment
  • Understanding the tasks that you are able to undertake independently without support
  • Tasks where you require support and how the Job Coach can support and enable the client to do the tasks/what the Job Coach can do to enable the client to do the tasks.

Eligibility

We work within the government guidelines for Access to Work. Please visit the UK Government website here for full details

As part of Access to Work, you may be eligible for:

  • a grant to help pay for practical support with your work
  • support with managing your mental health at work

For these types of support, you must:

  • have a physical or mental health condition or disability that means you need support to do your job or get to and from work
  • be 16 or over
  • be in paid work working 16hours or more a week (or be about to start or return to paid work in the next 12 weeks) This can be full or part-time work, whether permanent, casual or temporary.
  • live and work (or be about to start or return to work) in England, Scotland or Wales – there’s a different system in Northern Ireland

You cannot get Access to Work if you live in the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man.

Your income and benefits

You can get support from Access to Work:

  • however much you earn or have in savings
  • at the same time as most benefits, as long as you work more than 1 hour a week
  • If you’re getting Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

You can get Access to Work and ESA at the same time if you work less than 16 hours a week. There are rules about working while claiming ESA. Employment and Support Allowance (ESA): Working while you claim – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) You can ask your work coach for advice and support.

Exceptions to the above are where the customer:

  • Is going for an interview, or
  • Is starting a Work Trial, or
  • Has a job to start, and will stop claiming when employment begins or
  • Has a permitted work decision where AtW will consider in work support.

Note:
If you are in or about to start paid employment, you must confirm that you will be paid at least the National Living Wage and will be working 16hours or more a week.

ENQUIRIES

If you would like to enquire about our Job Coach Service, then please contact us on: –

jobcoach@yateleyindustries.net or 01252 872337

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WHAT WE DO

Living at Yateley

Welcome to Yateley, where we provide dedicated accommodation for disabled adults. Our range of residential housing units caters to diverse needs, and some of our residents have been part of our community for over 30 years. Whether you’re interested in joining us or exploring options for a loved one, contact us directly or connect with us through a Social Worker to learn more about the supportive environment we offer.

Working at Yateley

Discover a safe and friendly working environment at our supported factory in Yateley. Here, disabled adults can engage in meaningful work, receive fair compensation, and be part of a fantastic team. We value the contribution of each employee and provide Job Coaching support to ensure everyone reaches their full potential at work.

Commercial Services

Yateley’s workshop boasts specialised packing and cutting machines, offering a range of commercial services. From shrink wrapping to packaging, light assembly and more, our team is equipped for diverse projects. We’ve handled tasks such as bottling, assembling motor parts, lighting components, door furniture, mailshots and building luxury hampers. Explore how we can meet your commercial needs with competitive pricing.

Job Coach Service

Empowering disabled adults to find and maintain work is at the core of our Job Coach Service. Our specialist team collaborates closely with employers and their employees, suggesting and implementing equitable adjustments. We provide bespoke support tailored to individual needs, fostering an inclusive and supportive work environment.

Community Hub

Discover the versatile spaces at Yateley Industries’ Community Hub, perfect for any occasion. From the spacious Great Hall to the cosy Café Space and professional Meeting Room, we cater to diverse needs. Contact us for a personalised tour and comprehensive price list. Let us make your event a success at our accessible and refurbished facilities.

Community Pantry

Our pantry is testament to our commitment to supporting the wider community. Open to all without the need for a referral, members pay £5 and receive groceries worth at least £15, including fresh produce and household items. Staffed by volunteers and stocked through donations from local people and local supermarkets, the pantry is a collaborative community effort.

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