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Do you have a health condition and would like support to find and stay in work? : VAB News

The Health-led Employment Trial is an experimental trial testing a new employment support service for people with a health condition. The trial aims to find out how good this new service is at helping people to find and stay in work.

What is the service being tested?
- One-to-one support to suit your needs and employment goals
- Working with your health care team to help you manage any difficulties
- Help to continue working if you are struggling to manage your health condition at work
- Benefits advice to find out if work could increase your income
- Help talking to your employer about your needs at work
- Meetings over the phone or in person at a location that is convenient for you.

How does the trial work?
The Health-led Employment Trial is a randomised control trial, meaning people who take part will be randomly placed into one of two research groups. One group will receive the new services and the other group will be provided with information about existing services in their area.

Who is the trial for?
- People with a mental health and/or physical health condition
- People who are out of work and want to work; or working and want support to continue working
- People registered with a GP in Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Doncaster, Rotherham or Sheffield
- People aged 18+ at the time of referral

How to get involved?
To find out more information please speak to your GP or local health professional or to contact the Health-led Employment Trial team directly, please visit or ring 0114 290 0218

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