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Apply for a place on one of our employment projects!

CareTrade are now accepting applications for their 2017 employment programmes for young adults with autism. CareTrade believes passionately that all young people should be given the opportunity to reach their potential and lead fulfilling lives. Just 15% of adults with autism are in employment – its our mission to change this. One of the ways we […]

Success! CareTrade is now an approved Special Post-16 Institution

CareTrade are pleased to announce their successful application to the Section 41 Secretary of State approved list. Section 41 of the Children and Families Act 2014 allows the Secretary of State to publish a list of approved independent educational institutions, independent schools and special post-16 institutions. CareTrade as of August 31st will be categorised and published as […]

CareTrade autism awareness training at Axcis

Our Employment Opportunities Co-ordinator Demelza recently delivered an autism awareness session for Axcis and received some lovely feedback in their blog! “I found it a refreshing reminder that we need to be aware of everyone’s needs in the workplace and to be mindful that small changes in our working life can have big positive impacts on someone else’s.” […]

Project Assistant vacancy!

CareTrade is a forward thinking and innovative Charity. Our ambition is to transform the lives of school leavers and young adults with autism by creating innovative and inspirational work experience and employability programmes to increase employment opportunities. You will be based at our office near Elephant & Castle and within businesses across London supporting participants […]

CareTrade will be at the Autism Fayre Tuesday 25th April

Please come and say hello and ask our friendly team any questions you have about our employment programmes. We look forward to meeting parents, professionals and potential students! Wandsworth Autism Fayre will take place on Tuesday 25th April from 10.30am til 4pm at Tooting Leisure Centre, Greaves Place, Tooting, SW17 0NE Get your tickets here!

Reach Employment Project

CareTrade are launching an employment project for people aged 25 years or over, who are on the autistic spectrum and who have been unemployed for 6 months or longer. We are looking for 24 candidates to take part in this two year project, with the aim that the majority of candidates will gain employment of choice […]

Britain’s Secret Workforce

During World Autism Awareness Week and beyond, we are urging employers to be actively open to employing individuals on the autism spectrum (and other disabilities) and to consider adapting their recruitment practices. The Government has pledged to half the disability employment gap from 48% to 64%, by 2020. 1 in 100 children in the UK […]

The Autism Project term dates

Our term dates for 2017-18 have just been made available online. Please click here to find out more about The Autism project and our application process. Term dates 2016-17  Term dates 2017-18

Autism and Mental Health

Do you, or somebody you know, suffer from anxiety, depression or other mental health issues? Please follow the link below to access a free counselling service for Lambeth and Southwark residents, provided by Mind. Counselling / Psychotherapy  

CareTrade Information Session

CareTrade Information Session this April! We will be holding an information session on the morning of Friday 28th April from 10.30am-12.30pm. This will be a chance to find out about our employment projects, meet our staff and also current and past students. The session will be particularly useful for Social Workers and professionals in Transition […]

Please support CareTrade

Please follow the link below and help CareTrade reach our target of raising £2,000 this October to help young Londoners with autism to move towards and into employment. Donate £10 today and we will receive £20. More with Gift Aid.    https://localgiving.org/donation/caretradeuk This is a limited offer from localgiving so please act today. Over 50% […]