Entries by Sharon Didrichsen

STEMLabs Technical Mentor – Job Opportunity

  Specialisterne NI is currently welcoming applications for the role of STEMLabs Technical Mentor, for a one week summer activity programme. What? STEMLabs is a new summer programme for autistic school pupils. STEMLabs has the aim of connecting participants to employers working in different areas of IT, as well as to have fun, and develop […]

Level 1 and Level 2 Workshops: Interviewing, Managing and Coaching people with Social Communication Differences, new dates!

Larn how to manage, work alongside or coach employees with social communication difference in the workplace such as Autism, Aspergers or who display related characteristics. Working with professional actors, we role play true-to-life scenarios of communication differences at work and use videos to support the learning experience. Venue: Skainos, 239 Newtownards Road, Belfast BT4 1AF Date: […]

Recruit+/++ Career Network

Recruit+/++ CAREER NETWORKS access up to date employment market information for participants. Thanks to RealTime for bring part of the Recruit+/++ Career Network, delivering group and individual mentoring sessions and simply being on the phone to give individual participant advice. In 2018 you have helped participants feel more confident about starting a career, change perceptions […]

Recruit+/++, supporting autistic people to develop careers

Specialisterne NI are delighted to invite autistic people who are job seeking to join Recruit+ and Recruit++ programmes, which are part funded through the Northern Ireland European Social Fund Programme 2014 -2020, the Department for the Economy, and the Department for Communities. Recruit++ is also part funded by the Belfast City Council. Recruit+ and Recruit++  […]

My School Your School, a new programme for pupils on the Autistic Spectrum (year 8+)

In partnership with the NI Executive and as part of the Central Good Relations programme, Specialisterne NI, an Autism at Work social enterprise, is hosting a number of team working workshops for pupils on the Autistic Spectrum across Northern Ireland. My School Your School will bring together small groups of pupils on the Autistic Spectrum from […]

Recruit+/++ participants visit RealTime

Recruit+/++ participants are looking forward to visiting RealTime (http://realtime.jobs/) tomorrow to meet with RealTime’s Josh Oliver (http://realtime.jobs/our-team/josh-oliver) who is answering Recruit+/++ participants’ questions about working with recruitment agencies. Participants’ questions include: What do we need to do to help you help us? Sharon Didrichsen, of Specialisterne NI, a social enterprise which specialises in Autism in work, comments: ‘Recruit+/++ […]

Launching Recruit+/++

In Autism Awareness Month Specialisterne NI is delighted to launch Recruit+ and Recruit++, 2 new programmes designed with input from autistic people and employers to provide the supports which can help autistic people secure careers. Recruit+/++ programmes are part funded through the Northern Ireland European Social Fund Programme 2014 – 2020 and the Department for […]