People with disabilities have the same employment and
training rights in North Somerset as non-disabled
This applies to issues such as maternity leave and
protection against unfair dismissal.
Most education and training institutions also operate
policies which fully integrate disabled people within their
Listed below is a range of organisations which offer advice and
support on these issues:
Plus – Its disability employment advisors can be
contacted at the Weston-super-Mare office on 01934 433
- Weston College – Its
disabled student co-ordinator can be contacted via email at
or on 01934 411 411.
- Clevedon Community Education Outreach Centre – Its special
needs co-ordinator can be contacted on 01275 342 069.
- Nailsea Community Education Centre – Its senior educational
co-ordinator can be contacted on 01275 810 659 or 853 716.
Workers' Educational Association
(WEA) – Its Weston-super-Mare branch in Ashcombe Park Road
can be contacted on 01934 416 717.
- Careers South West – Its Weston-super-Mare branch in The
Boulevard can be contacted on 01934 644 443.
Information about employing disabled people and the
Equality Act 2010 is available
from the Equality & Human
Rights Commission website.
Advice for employers on best practice can be obtained from
the Involvement and Participation
Association (IPA) website.
Alternatively, for further information contact our