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(Support and Training to Realise Individual Development and Employment)


What can STRIDE offer me?

Stride can offer you Personal Support to:

  • Identify key strengths and areas where support is required

  • Search for work

  • Update your CV

  • Complete Job Applications

  • Improve your Interview Skills (Both in person and for online interviews)

  • Gain Qualifications

  • Improve your Essential Skills

  • Gain Work Experience

  • Secure a Job

  • Stay in Work

  • Improve your Health & Wellbeing

  • Meet New People


For further information on how to access this project please call 028 9035 6600 or email:



Reduce your recruitment costs and access a wider pool of applicants

We are the largest supporter of people with disabilities into open employment within Northern Ireland. We manage a range of employment programmes that are specifically designed to support and assist people with disabilities or health related conditions move into or return to employment. As an employer you can help USEL by providing employment opportunities to participants on our programmes. There is no cost for our dedicated Employer Engagement team to support your organisation. Not only will you be providing valuable placement or employment opportunities for people with disabilities and health related conditions but you will have access to a wider range of applicant.  


Our Employer Engagement Team will work with you to design a tailored plan that benefits the participant and also supports you in achieving your business goals.

Benefits to your organisation

  • Access to employees who stay in the job longer, demonstrate a strong commitment to work, good timekeeping and low absence rates

  • Access to an untapped workforce therefore greater choice in recruitment

  • A highly skilled Employer Engagement Team who can support you in matching the right person to your business


Ongoing support services

Each participant has an experienced Employment Services Officer. We will work with you to find the right person for the right job. We will provide an ongoing support service to build and maintain effective and positive working relationships.

  • Accurate skill matching of clients to vacancies

  • Provide support when required at interview and induction

  • Provide recommendations for any health and safety adjustments if necessary

  • Disability Awareness training

  • Job coaching in the workplace

  • Ongoing support to the employee to develop in their role and take on new responsibilities

  • Support for employers to help retain existing staff with a disability.

To avail of this opportunity call us now on 028 9035 6600 or by email at:

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