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Optalis - Supported Employment Service

The Supported Employment Service provides a friendly and confidential employment support service for people covered under the disability provision of the Equalities Act. We can help if you are looking for work but need extra support, if you are planning to return to work, require further training, or need support when meeting an employer. Our individually-tailored support packages include a wide range of services such as: 1:1 support, CV advice, Interview skills and practice, Continued support whilst employed etc.....

Who to contact

0118 977 8600 (Wokingham enquiries)

Where to go

52 Reading Road
RG41 1EH

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