What does your future hold?

All young people including those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) should be supported to achieve their optimum career outcome.

Having a job is about so much more than just earning money. It’s about feeling valued, becoming independent and personally fulfilled. Use the Leicester and Leicestershire Your Futures site today to help support you to achieve career success in the future.

Largest Employers and Places of Interest in Leicester and Leicestershire

The map below shows you the location of the largest employers in Leicester and Leicestershire along with tourism and leisure facilities that the town and the county are famous for. If you click on a marker this will give you more information along with links to their website.

Largest Companies

Places of Interest

Sectors

We’ve chosen 20 key sectors to help you explore an array of different career options that may not require formal qualifications for our SEND young people who are educated in special schools. These sectors range from business and healthcare to hospitality and engineering & maintenance.

Jobs

Within each sector you will find jobs giving you an overview of the role, job activities, organisations that may employ you, working environment, starting salary and general entry requirements. Links to external vacancies and video content are also included as are links to current vacancies. The easy to use 3-colour traffic light system allows users to find out quickly if formal qualifications would be required.

Information Hub

To help you navigate through the world of work, make the right career choice and find the right job we’ve set up the Information Hub. This contains a wealth of information and resources from post-16 study options to employment support to a wide range of careers information.

Our Latest News

SEND Review – Webinar for Parents and Carers

SEND Review – Webinar for Parents and Carers

The Minister for Children & Families, Will Quince MP, will host a Q&A session for parents and carers on Monday 7th March 2:15-3pm. There are only 200 places available and…

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One in four autistic children wait over three years for school support, poll finds

One in four autistic children wait over three years for school support, poll finds

One in four autistic children wait more than three years to receive the support they need at school, leaving families “exhausted and on the edge of crisis”, according to the…

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Lack of psychologists hits pupils with special educational needs

Lack of psychologists hits pupils with special educational needs

Councils in England are struggling to assess the level of support children with special educational needs require because of a shortage of educational psychologists, with the start of the school…

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