Southern Trust to hold employment promotion seminar

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Tuesday, May 15th, 2012
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The Southern Area Supported Employment Consortium, in conjunction with the Northern Ireland Union of Supported Employment, is inviting employers in the Southern area to attend a seminar on promoting employment opportunities for people with disabilities. The free information seminar will be held on Wednesday 16th May from 10am-12.30pm followed by a light lunch in Craigavon Civic & Conference Centre.

Kieran Molloy, Chairperson of the Southern Area Supported Employment Consortium and Head of Training Service with Cedar Foundation spoke to Newry Times and said, “The seminar will include information on disability legislation and support services for disabled employees and their employers. Employers will also hear first hand from employers and their employees of their experience. All employers are welcome to attend from the private, public or voluntary and community sectors or small, medium or large businesses.”

Kieran added, “Speakers identified include the Disablement Employment Service and the local Job and Benefits Office, employers people with disabilities in employment opportunities through work placement, supported employment and open employment, and representatives from the Southern Health and Social Care Trust.”

To book a place at the seminar, which is essential as places are limited, email: or telephone the Northern Ireland Union of Supported Employment on 028 7137 7709.

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