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First Steps to Success Employment, Papworth Trust Ipswich

Learning Disabilities Framework Provider

Framework provider of day, evening and weekend activities for people with learning disabilities and autism

Coronavirus Support

New Referrals welcome, please contact us to find out how we can support you with employment skills during this pandemic. 

We offer a range of employment services detailed below, please contact Angela on 07772 252526 or email 



General Details

Would you like support to create / improve your own CV?

Are you staying at home due to Covid-19 and would like to improve employment skills or build confidence? 

Are you an organisation that supports disabled adults or a local employer that would like to change an individuals’ life with our ongoing support?

Our First Steps to Success programme at Papworth Trust, Ipswich is a free service, supporting disabled adults with a range of employment skills. By learning about your current interests and hobbies, we can support with:

  • Confidence building

  • Personal Development 
  • CV and application form writing 

  • Interview techniques / skills 

  • Reaching out to local organisations, employers and training providers dependent on your requirements 

  • Ongoing support once you commence volunteering/employment

  • and so much more! 

Please contact me for further information:

Telephone, text or WhatsApp – 07772 252526

Email at




  • Mild to Moderate Learning Disability or Autism (official diagnosis not required) 
  • Aged 18 years old and over 
  • Living in Ipswich or surrounding area 
  • Unemployed 

If you have a dual disability, please contact Angela to check if we can help. 

Who to contact

Angela McKelvie
Employment Adviser
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We would like to reach out to local organisations that support disabled adults and are interested in our First Steps to Success programme, including training providers, charity and volunteering partnerships. 

This also includes Employers in the Ipswich area that could be interested in providing volunteering, training or employment opportunities and play a big part of changing the life of a customer, please contact Angela on 07772 252526 or 

We are excited to hear from you!

Where to go

First Steps to Success, Papworth Trust
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Cost Details
The First Steps to Success programme by Papworth Trust, Ipswich is completely free to those who access it.
Referral required?
Referral and availability notes

Referrals are easy - You can contact me directly if you would like employment support or ask someone to contact me on your behalf. 

No referral form required. 

Contact Angela McKelvie on 07772252526 or email 

You can also text / send a Whatsapp message to the above mobile number and I will return your call. 

Age Groups
Adults, Young people




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Conditions Supported
Autistic spectrum conditions
Communication difficulties
Health conditions
Learning difficulties
Mental health conditions
Sensory impairments

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