CheckIn Works and Giraffe Trading

Organisation statement:

Our primary aim is to help people with severe and complex barriers, such as learning disabilities, autism and mental ill health, to make the transition into meaningful work. This work supports the most socially and economically alienated local people make an often-fragile journey towards inclusion in our local community.

We achieve this by providing relevant supported work experience, vocational skills and personal development. Crucially, we focus on often-overlooked aspects, such as confidence building, which enables our trainees to move their careers and lives forward as well as being an active and included part in our local communities. Here we do not have our trainees waiting in a training centre or kept away from working. Instead, they are placed into supported work experiences in our busy and popular businesses from day one.

Commitment to digital participation:

We will ensure all our trainees, staff and volunteers are given access to the full suite of digital-related training, equipment and working practices and support them to maximise their digital participation

Support offered:

Basic digital skills, use of technology in the workplace and accessiblity to technology

Support wanted:

Accessible technology and software to support our trainees various conditions (Autism, mental ill health and learning disabilities).

Third Sector category: Community, Social or Economic Development