REAL means - Realistic Employment for Adults with Learning Disabilities. The Real Employment Agency works with people who have a mild to moderate learning disability and supports you to gain and maintain employment.

What we do

Real offers customers a unique package of support to help you to gain and maintain employment in the 'open' jobs market. REAL links closely with Job Centre Plus and Remploy.

After completeing a prework assessment we will provide the following support:

  • job matching
  • interview help
  • one-to-one help
  • on-the-job training
  • job breakdowns and work routines
  • relationship building in the workplace
  • advice and training
  • benefits advice
  • continued monitoring and support
  • risk assessments
  • health and safety advice and training

Real people in real employment thier stories

These videos have been produced are from real people in real employment. Watch the videos to see how you could be helped by Real Employment:-

Carol's story
Shop Floor Assistant at Sainsburys video

Janet's story
Cleaner at Claremont House Nursing Home video

Jeramy's story
Internal Messenger at Huddersfield Examiner video

Kaleigh's story
Kitchen Assistant at Active video

Matthew's story
Assistant Handy Person at The Homstead Nursing Home video

Nico's story
Business Support at Cullingworth Street Dewsbury video

Shelly's story
Activities Support at Castle Grange Nursing Home video

Susan's story
Shop Assistant at Body Shop in Huddersfield video

Tim's story
Business Support at REAL Employment Agency Huddersfield video

Information for employers

The Kirklees Council REAL (Realistic Employment for Adults with Learning Disabilities) Employment Agency works closely with local employers to help adults with learning disabilities find jobs and receive free training at work.

A film has been produced to help change the hearts and minds of employers and to increase the take up in employment of adults with a learning disability and showcase the benefits to the employer.

  • Real Employment Huddersfield Office
  • Address 41 Market Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2HL
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email
  • Real Employment Batley Office
  • Address Community Resource Centre,, 90 Commercial Street,, Batley, WF17 5DS
  • Phone 01484 221000
  • Email