Working at Yateley Industries
Yateley Industries is a PAN Disability organization, working with people with Physical, Mental Health and Learning disabilities.
We are proud of our workshop and the dedicated team who work with the staff to ensure they are fully trained and supported in their role.
Referrals may be made via a Social Worker for Occupational Day Services or via Job Centre Plus (JCP) for TESG. Individuals can also contact us directly.
Yateley Industries is suitable for those with Direct Payments, Personal Budgets and Personal Care Packages who wish to attend and experience the world of work and gain work and social skills.
We offer an informal interview and tour of the factory, for anyone interested in coming to Yateley Industries.
Individual needs are assessed to ensure that we can fully support you. The Government Access to Work Scheme may assist paid employees where specialist equipment may be needed, signing interpreter, support worker, travel expenses.
Yateley Industries offers Work Trials to give people the opportunity to try before they commit to starting paid employment or work experience to gain experience to strengthen and enhance their CV.
Training is carried out in our workshop on an on-going basis.
The workshop operates from 9am until 4pm with a one-hour lunch break. The office is open from 9am to 4pm.
Yateley Industries provides Supported Employment through a range of different ways.
Transitional Employer Support Grant (TESG)
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) offer a supported employment scheme for people with disabilities who face barriers to finding and keeping a job. TESG is funded by the Department for Work and Pensions via Access To Work.
Our equal opportunities policy ensures that everyone has equal access to training and development opportunity at our factory with the appropriate level of support. We want each individual to realise their potential.
Occupational Day Care
Yateley Industries provides Occupational Day Care for clients that require extra support.
We have a number of sessions per week available for individuals from the Adult Care Services teams to undertake work-based skills training. Experience shows that individuals undertaking such opportunities benefit from spending time within a work environment, as well as the social contact while working.
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WHAT WE DO
Living at Yateley
At Yateley, we can provide accommodation for adults with disabilities. There is a variety of residential housing units available and some of our residents have been living with us for over 30 years. You can either contact us directly or via a Social Worker to find out more about living at Yateley.
Working at Yateley
Our factory at Yateley provides a safe and friendly environment where adults with disabilities can work and be part of a team. We value all our employees and provide support and encouragement for people to reach their potential at work.
Our workshop at Yateley has specialised packing and cutting machines and we can provide shrink wrapping, packaging or light assembly services. Some of our projects have included bottling glue, packing hair products, assembling small motor parts or lighting components, labelling CDs and mailshots.
We can help adults with disabilities or health conditions to find work. We have a specialist team who can work with employers and clients to provide support for their individual needs. Clients must meet the criteria for eligibility to access the scheme.
Our charity shop is based on the High Street at Hartley Witney, all profits go to Yateley Industries. We welcome donations of clothes and household items, including books and games. Come along and shop or chat with us about volunteering opportunities.
Our Community Pantry is available to anyone who needs support with their weekly grocery shop. No referral is needed to become a member and pay a small weekly fee to receive at least 10 items of groceries, including fresh fruit and vegetables and some household items. The pantry is stocked by donations from local supermarkets and staffed by volunteers.