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Publication - Consultation Paper

Consultation on the Draft British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan 2017-2023: EasyRead version

Published: 1 Mar 2017
Part of:
Communities and third sector
ISBN:
9781786528230

We are seeking views on improving public services for BSL users.

46 page PDF

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46 page PDF

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Contents
Consultation on the Draft British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan 2017-2023: EasyRead version
Employment

46 page PDF

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Employment

Goal Five: Employment

BSL users will have the same access to work opportunities as everyone else.

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Scottish Ministers will reach these goals by:

25. Making sure BSL users have the same access to employment schemes as everyone else

26. From April 2018, start a new Scottish employability programme. The programme will support BSL users to find work and stay in work.

Work Policy

BSL users will get help and support so they can stay in work and get promoted if that is the job they want to do

Scottish Ministers will reach these goals by:

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27. BSL users can use the Scottish Government support service for a year after they start their job.

28. Staff who work in employment services will work with specialist employment support staff to tackle barriers BSL users face in the workplace.

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29. We will promote the Department for Work and Pensions ( DWP) and Access to Work ( ATW) to employers and BSL users.

Goal Five: Employment

Questions

Do you think these are the right goals?

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Yes

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No

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Please tell us why?

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Is there anything else you want to tell us about Employment goals?

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Contact

Email: Hilary Third