Employment support for people with a hearing loss or people who are deaf
Looking for employment?
If your hearing loss/Deafness is causing difficulty in seeking employment then you might benefit from meeting with a Disability Employment Advisor.
They are often able to provide information and communication support (including lip speakers, note takers or BSL / English interpreters) on CV writing, interview practice, completing application forms and where to find job advertisements.
In addition, the Disability Employment Advisor can refer you to the Access to work scheme
- City Limits Employment offer a variety of services to disabled persons looking for paid or voluntary work.
In employment already?
If you are experiencing issues in your job as a result of your hearing loss/Deafness, then a Disability Employment Advisor can offer you information on ways to make your work environment more accessible and can also inform you of what your rights and entitlements are. Please refer to the Access to work scheme
How do I contact a Disability Employment Advisor?
Use the Job Centre Plus website to contact your local Disability Employment Advisor .
Access to Work Scheme
A government initiative providing you and your employer advice on specialist equipment/adaptations and assistance with the cost of these. For more information see the Access to work scheme web pages.