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Making the next steps

putter218
putter218 Community member Posts: 5 Listener
edited October 2021 in Cerebral palsy
Hi I want to go into a career in some i.t role but I do have reservations because of my C.P and being judged but like most disabled people I'm fed up of being on a low wage and not enjoying the life I deserve. Working at Tesco presently and I'm not feeling the love from them anymore. Any advice on how to get into it. 

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  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 11,331 Disability Gamechanger
    hi @putter218 welcome to scope, I suppose the obvious question is do you have the relevant qualifications to work in I.T ? If so with 1.1 million vacancies across all sectors now is a good time to seek a change, if not then are you willing to study?
    2024 The year of the general election...the time for change is coming 💡

  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome to the community 

    Scope have a job support programme to help people find new careers have a look in the employment section 
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 15,902 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @putter218 - & welcome to the community. Here's a link to Scope's employment services mentioned above: https://www.scope.org.uk/employment-services/
    We always hear good things about the 'Support to Work' programme which is to help people with disabilities, so I hope you have a look. Kindly let us know how you get on. My best wishes.

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