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Welcome to BID’s Employment Service 

Our employment service supports deaf people and hard of hearing people who are looking for a job, or want to move into education or training. We can deliver the training in different ways, including British Sign Language. 

Looking for a job
if you are deaf, deafened or hard of hearing, the employment team can provide you with support to access further education, employment and training.

We offer a full employment support service through one to one appointments or group activities and training:

Information, advice and guidance
Support with accessing further education, training or volunteering opportunities
Career planning
Completing a CV and application forms
Confidence building
Job search and job club
Interview preparation
Coaching and mentoring
Improving your English writing, IT and Math skills
British Sign Language (BSL) for international learners

Getting support
For more information or support, please contact us. We are open Monday Tuesday and Thursday from 9am - 5pm, Wednesday from 9am - 7:30pm and Friday from 9am - 4:30pm

Email: employment@bid.org.uk

Mobile: 07702 532824

For Employers

We have extensive experience of working with employers to help them recruit and place deaf people into their workplace. There are many benefits of employing deaf people, including having a diverse work force and we work closely with you to raise awareness of deaf people’s skill sets and ambitions and to challenge inequality in the labour market.

Once a deaf person is in employment, we can also provide further support to employees and employers, such as support in accessing DWP's Access to Work funding, employee guidance and employer/employee mentoring.

If you are an employer and would like to find out more about our Employment Service, then please contact us at employment@bid.org.uk or call us direct on 07702 532824.

For Funders

If you are a funder and would like to explore how we could deliver an employment service in your area, please email employment@bid.org.uk.

 

Our Employment Service is currently part funded/supported by the National Lottery Community Fund, Karten Network, Talent Match Black Country and the European Social Fund.