UK Government Funded Support Worker

Clients based in the UK can benefit from support from the government to help fund the assistance of a support worker. Depending on your needs this work can be similar to that of a PA; helping with emails, calendar management, filing etc.

What is Access to Work?

Find out more about the UK government scheme

Access to Work is a UK government-funded scheme through the Department of Work & Pensions (DWP). If you have a disability or condition, such as ADHD, dyslexia, autism or anxiety* that makes it difficult for you to do your job, you can apply for funding to get support such as coaching.

* You do not need a formal diagnosis to qualify.

  • Executive function (job) coaching
  • Access to a support worker
  • Support, including counselling
  • Adaptations and equipment
  • Any one doing paid work, or just about to start (employed or self-employed)
  • Working in England, Wales or Scotland – Northern Ireland has its own system.

If you are a civil servant, you will not be eligible. (Sorry, we don’t make the rules!)

We know that getting round to completing forms can be a challenge so if you contact us, we can complete the form together and you can get it submitted!

It is an on-line application form. You will need to hand:

  • Your personal details
  • Details about your disability/health condition and how it affects you
  • Your workplace address and postcode
  • The name of a workplace contact; their email address and work phone number
  • (Only if you’re self-employed) Your unique tax reference number


Click here to apply on gov.uk

We know that filling out forms can be extremely daunting – we are here to help!

Let us help you complete the form!

We know how intimidating filling-in government forms is. We are here to make your life easier, and that starts with helping you to make the application live online with one of our support worker specialists. Just book in a call with us to find out more about our service, and if you are ready we can then walk you through the application process right there and then.

Please contact us for more information about how we can help.

Tel: 0208 050 1605
Email us: niss@connectionsinmind.co.uk